Golf

GB win medals galore at JCC Games

By Danny Caro, August 23, 2012

Team GB have returned from the JCC Games in Rockland, New York, with a record medal haul.

The squad broke the previous total from Denver in 2010 with a mammoth 96 medals.

The Boys Football team held their nerve to win one of 34 gold medals following a nail-biting penalty shootout
against Suffolk County.

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Maccabi GB stars shine

August 20, 2012

Team GB made a flying start to the JCC Games in Rockland, New York.

Both Daniel Schindler and Robert Dos Santos won gold and bronze in swimming, while Chloe Jacobs took silver and Elisha Kramer a bronze.

In golf, Jack Myers took his tally to three golds and a silver after winning the two-day tournament. Joey Charles won two bronze medals in the under-14 category.

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Bonnyton show style to grab golfing glory

August 20, 2012

Bonnyton were the overall winners as the hosts enjoyed a successful day at the Seniors Tournament.

Open to men over 55 years of age who are members of clubs and societies affiliated to the Association of Jewish Golf Clubs and Societies, it was hosted by Bonnyton Golf Club situated South West of Glasgow.

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Glancy Trophy report 2012

July 10, 2012

There was a major surprise at this year's Glancy tournament after Leeds JGS claimed its first ever success to win the main prize.

Leeds edged out host team Whitefield in a thrilling finale in a competition played under the auspices of the Association of Jewish Golf Clubs and Societies.

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Dream of Rio beckoning for Laetitia Beck

By Danny Caro, July 6, 2012

While Israel’s top athletes are preparing for the 2012 Olympics in London, two young golfers are setting their sights on the 2016 Games in Rio de Janiero.

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Hartsbourne sparkle at John Reubens Cup

July 6, 2012

Hartsbourne won the main prize at the John Reubens Tournament, held at Coombe Hill.

Teams of six, with all players being under 21, represent their club with the four best out of six gross scores counting.

Abridge, Dyrham Park, Hartsbourne and Coombe Hill entered teams and faced a strong challenge with an immaculately prepared course made more testing by a strong wind and thick rough.

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Glancy is the focus right now

By Danny Caro, July 6, 2012

All eyes will be on Whitefield Golf Course this weekend as the community’s top golfers go in search of glory at the Glancy.

Hartsbourne have monopolised the tournament in recent times, with four consecutive victories, and it will take something special to wrestle the trophy from their grasp.

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Hartsbourne star after proving Abridge too far

By James Masters, June 18, 2012

Hartsbourne swept the board at Abridge Golf Club as they dominated the Metropolitan Tournament.

With adverse weather conditions forcing players to compete over nine holes rather than 18, it was Hartsbourne who shone brightest amid the gloom.

The Bushey club eased to victory in the men’s and ladies best net and gross as well as the combined ladies and men’s net gross.

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National Scratch competition details announced

By Danny Caro, May 31, 2012

The search is on to find the best Jewish golfer in the country.

The Association of Jewish Golf Clubs & Societies and Maccabi GB have linked up to host the National Scratch Competition which will take place over two days at The Forest of Arden Golf Resort, starting on September 2.

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Dyrham Park win Ladies National Tournament

May 24, 2012

Dyrham Park took the honours at the Ladies National Tournament for the UK Jewish Golf Clubs and Societies at Abridge Golf & Country Club in Essex.

The Barnet country club claimed the main prize, the Team Gross, as well as four other trophies – singles gross, fourball gross runners-up, combined singles and fourball nett and the team singles nett.

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