Golf

Euro golfers can bring home gold, says Green

June 2, 2015

Ben Green insists Team Maccabi GB Golf can maintain their winning formula ahead of next month's European Maccabi Games.

TMGB will send squads in the Open and Masters competitions in Berlin, led by player-managers Ben Brownson and Russell Nathan.

One player who hopes that history repeats itself is Zak Talbot, who won the Men’s Open Handicap Gold medal at the 2011 EMG in Vienna.

More..

National jubilation for Edmondstown Ladies

May 29, 2015

Edmondstown lifted the Team Gross Cup on their way to a seven-trophy haul at the 19th Ladies National Tournament in Ireland.

The Dublin club collected the major prize for the first time, while Carole Shatter claimed the Singles Nett.

The host team also won the Pairs Gross thanks to superb displays from Mary de Courcy and Jane Callanan.

More..

GB golfers edged out by Israel in Pesach Cup

April 16, 2015

Israel won the annual Pesach Trophy in a match against their British counterparts.

An expanded field of 40 battled it out for the prestigious trophy, with the action commencing with a four-ball better ball format at a beautifully prepared Caesarea course.

More..

Beck impresses at Australian Open

March 2, 2015

Laetitia Beck made the cut in her first tournament since joining the LPGA.

Beck, who is 23 and from Caesarea, collected $10,314.00 in prize money after finishing in joint 27th place, with rounds of 78, 71, 73 and 74 in Melbourne.

She described her outing at the Australian Open as a “great experience”.

More..

Beck was made for big stage

By Danny Caro, December 15, 2014

Strolling down the first at Dyrham Park what seems like only a few months ago, you could sense there was something special about Laetitia Beck. She oozed star quality.

She took big, confident strides in pursuit of her booming drive that day and I’m delighted she has achieved her lifetime ambition of making it to the pro tour at such a young age.

More..

Beck earns place on pro golf tour

By Simon Griver and Danny Caro, December 15, 2014

Laetitia Beck admits she is still pinching herself after becoming the first Israeli to earn the right to play on the professional tour.

Beck, 22, held her nerve to claim one of the 20 places available on the LPGA 2015 tournament circuit in the most dramatic fashion. She finished tied for 18th place with six other players at the 90-hole Daytona Beach qualifying tournament in Florida.

More..

Burchhardt and Rishover to take Hartsbourne forward

By Danny Caro, October 24, 2014

Rising stars Josh Burchhardt and Gaby Rishover have been given leading roles at Hartsbourne Golf Club.

Burchhardt, who is 17 and studies at Yavneh College, has been appointed junior captain, while Rishover becomes the club’s first female junior vice-captain.

More..

Classy Curtis steals the show

September 19, 2014

Ricky Curtis won the Donald Forster National Scratch competition following two fine rounds of 75 at Woodhall Spa Golf Club.

Playing in the AJGCS’s final competition of the year, Curtis of Dyrham Park, claimed the title ahead of John Lawrence.

More..

Edmonstown land Provincial title

August 29, 2014

Edmonstown ran out worthy winners of the Gerald Tankel Trophy at the Provincial.

With teams from five northern clubs affiliated to Association of Jewish Golf Clubs & Societies making the journey across the Irish sea, local knowledge proved key for Edmonstown who recorded the best team net.

More..

Abridge light up Seniors event

By Danny Caro, August 26, 2014

Abridge were the dominant force at the AJGC&S Seniors tournament at Shirley Golf Club.

The Essex club lifted the Coombe Hill Trophy after returning an aggregate score 10 shots better than Moor Allerton, who took home the Potters Bar Trophy as runners-up.

More..