Golf

Interview: Oliver Horovitz

By Simon Round, July 10, 2014

Ten years ago, American teenager Oliver Horovitz decided to spend his gap year studying at the University of St Andrews before starting his degree course at Harvard.

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Field boys register home win

July 3, 2014

The healthy future of Jewish golf was shown to its full degree when the best young players represented their clubs at the National Junior Bowl held in Whitefield Golf Club.

The Manchester club triumphed as the overall winner of the Junior Bowl and were rewarded with the Coombe Hill Trophy.

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Little back in business

By Darren Witcoop, July 3, 2014

Sam Little pocketed around £1,700 in prize money as he stepped up his bid to win back his European Tour Card.

Little carded eight under par to finish in 29th place at the Scottish Hydro Challenge.

The Rickmansworth professional posted scores of 66, 72, 70 and 68 during his four rounds on the Challenge Tour.

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A golfing first for Israel

By Simon Griver, June 27, 2014

Israel will stage its first-ever professional golf tournament in Caesarea from October 20-26.

The Israeli tournament will be the last event of the Alps Tour for 50 top young golf professionals and will offer prize money of €70,000 funded by the Edmond de Rothschild Bank.

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Abridge hit top form

June 19, 2014

Abridge swept the board in the Men's team competitions at the AJGCS's Metropolitan Tournament at Dyrham Park Country Club.

The Essex club secured the Lawrence Fisher trophy for the combined ladies/men's net scores.

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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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