Golf

Beck swings into Israel squad for Rio Olympics

By Simon Griver, July 12, 2016

Israeli golfer Laetitia Beck has qualified for the Olympics after being ranked 42 in the official rankings with the top 60 places guaranteeing a ticket to Rio.

She becomes the 47th member of Israel's record squad, easily surpassing the 43 that competed in Beijing in 2008.

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Hartsbourne retain Glancy Cup

July 8, 2016

Hartsbourne retained their status as the best Jewish golf team in the country after retaining The Glancy Cup after two days of top quality competition.

Dyrham Park County Club hosted what is recognised as the highlight of the golfing calendar run by The Association of Jewish Golf Clubs and Societies.

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Diamond to chair Team GB Golf at 2017 Maccabiah Games

January 27, 2016

Samantha Diamond has spoken of her delight after being selected to Chair Team GB Golf for the 20th Maccabiah Games in Israel in 2017.

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Rishover honoured by new Hartsbourne appointment

By Danny Caro, October 26, 2015

Gaby Rishover said she was honoured to be made Hartsbourne’s first female junior captain.

Rishover took up the sport at eight and has gone on to win tournaments and represent her county.

She said it was a “very special moment” to follow in her father, Jason’s, footsteps at the club. Teddy Vandermolen is the new Junior vice-captain.

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National joy for Harris and Lerner

September 18, 2015

Nicky Harris won the National Scratch Open at Woodhall Spa.

The elite of Jewish golf gathered in Lincolnshire to contest the tournament complemented by the age-restricted Masters tournament.

Both competitions were staged on the world renowned Hotchkins Course and while it was presented in beautiful condition, the test proved severe.

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GB Masters golf proud to be part of Jewish history

August 6, 2015

Team Maccabi GB’s Masters Golf squad brought home seven medals from the 14th European Maccabi Games in Berlin.

The four-man team, made up of Moor Park’s Jeremy Lichtenfeld, Hartsbourne’s Russell Nathan and South Herts duo Steven Hope and Simon Freer producing impressive performances at the Berliner golf Club in Stolper Heide which is approximately 40 minutes west of Berlin.

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Thank you Berlin, you were amazing

August 6, 2015

Just leaving Berlin; a place I was hesitant to visit, with my USA bag enclosing my Grandfather's talis and tfillin. Just two generations before us, our ancestors were fleeing this very place with those same religious articles hidden away in their luggage if they hadn't already been confiscated or burned during Crystalnacht.

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Collins praises Team Maccabi GB's golden generation

By Danny Caro, August 6, 2015

Daniel Collins saluted Team Maccabi GB’s golden wonders as the delegation returned from Berlin with a record 101-medal haul – their largest ever at the European Maccabi Games.

Prior to the 14th European Maccabi Games, Head of Delegation Collins told the JC that he had no specific medal

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Dyrham Park cruise to victory in Southern Provincial

July 27, 2015

Dyrham Park won the Association of Jewish Golf Clubs & Societies' Southern Provincial tournament.

The host team ran out victors to collect the Hartsbourne Trophy. They won by a comfortable margin over North West London JGS who received the Abridge Trophy.

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Berlin bonanza will be a whole new ball game, says Collins

By Danny Caro, July 23, 2015

Daniel Collins leads his Team Maccabi GB stars to Berlin this week declaring “win medals at the European Maccabi Games and change your lives forever”.

The GB Head of Delegation says there is an overriding feeling of excitement ahead of the largest ever gathering of Jewish athletes in Germany.

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