Golf

Shirley Ladies soar to National success

May 30, 2014

Shirley took the honours at the Ladies National Tournament for the UK Jewish Golf Clubs and Societies,

The Birmingham club won several titles, including the main trophy of the day – the Team Gross – at Coombe Hill in Kingston, Surrey.

Rising star, Katrina Gani, 17, claimed the Singles Gross Trophy with an score of 79.

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Last hole victory for Israel golfers

April 24, 2014

Israel won the first annual golf match against GB at the Caesaria Golf Club.

The 12-man visiting GB squad lined up against a strong team of Israelis, led by Maccabiah Masters silver medallist Barry Shaked. Itamar Cohen, an ex-tour professional and several times national champion, was in charge of the Israeli team.

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Green named as Team Maccabi GB golf chair

March 11, 2014

Ben Green has been named Chair for Team Maccabi GB Golf for the European Maccabi Games 2015 in Berlin.

Green has become synonymous with Jewish golf, having represented Great Britain from a young age at the JCC Maccabi Games in 1998 and 2001, where he won a bronze medal, all the way up to the Maccabiah Games.

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I'll be back, says Little

By Danny Caro, November 15, 2013

Sam Little admits he faces the biggest challenge of his career as he prepares for life away from the top tier of golf.

Little failed to finish high enough up the rankings to retain his European Tour Card and now faces Qualifying School to win back his spot.

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Furman has been in a league of his own. Now for the big award ...

By Danny Caro, October 4, 2013

Anglo-Jewry’s finest sporting talent will be showcased at Maccabi GB’s biannual Sports Awards next month and I’d like to take this opportunity to pinpoint my favourites for the various accolades.

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Red-hot Ricky calls the shots

September 13, 2013

Ricky Curtis won the coveted National Scratch Golf Competition, co-hosted by Maccabi GB and the Association of Jewish Golf Clubs & Societies.

The competition seeks to identify the top Jewish golfer in the UK together with a parallel Masters competition for the over 50’s.

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Provincial delight for Leeds and Hartsbourne

By Danny Caro, September 13, 2013

Leeds Jewish Golf Society claimed the top prize at the Provincial competition.

They won the Gerald Tankel Trophy for the team with lowest aggregate of four net scores counting, gaining a narrow victory over Moor Allerton who secured the Joe Dwek Trophy.

Marshall Newman of Moor Allerton returned a score of 74 gross to win the Mervyn Berg Trophy.

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New names, new hope for year ahead

By Danny Caro, September 4, 2013

Israeli sport has taken a right old battering over the past year or so but at long last the clouds are starting to lift.

Julia Glushko’s run at the US Open has given the nation much hope following the poor showing at the London Olympics last year.

There’s also Yarden Gerbi who looks to be a real medal contender for the Rio Games in 2016. I doubt a world title has been won any faster.

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Moor Allerton take the honours at Senior event

August 30, 2013

Moor Allerton held off the challenge of Abridge to win the Coombe Hill trophy at the Senior competition.

The Leeds club collected the main trophy for the best team gross score, with Abridge taking home the Potters Bar trophy.

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National success for Abridge

By Danny Caro, August 30, 2013

Abridge won the main prize at the National Club Championship at Dyrham Park Golf & Country Club.

The Essex club collected the Dyrham Park Trophy after finishing ahead of Moor Allerton with an impressive aggregate score.

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