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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.