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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Laetitia lets it slip

July 17, 2014

Laetitia Beck's first major ended in disappointment as she missed the cut at the British Ladies Open at Royal Birkdale.

Beck, 22, carded a six-over-par 78 in the first round followed by a 77, failing to reach the closing two rounds by five shots.


Glancy success for Dyrham Park

July 14, 2014

Dyrham Park were toasting Glancy Trophy success for the first time after sweeping the board at the 76th annual tournament in Liverpool.

Winners of The Metropolitan a fortnight ago, Dyrham won the 18-team competition that featured the top players from the Jewish Golf Clubs and Societies in the UK and Ireland.


Beck earns major shot

July 10, 2014

Laetitia Beck continued her march to the top by qualifying for this week's British Open.

Beck, who is 22 and from Caesarea, became the first Israeli woman to reach the tournament after carding a four-under-par 70 at Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport.

She ended the final qualifying round as the highest ranked amateur in a tie for fifth place.

Beck, who graduated from Duke University ea


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.