Golf

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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A Little goes a long way

October 19, 2011

Sam Little leads the Challenger Tour Order of Merit with one tournament to go after winning the Roma Golf Open in Italy.

Having already regained his card for the main tour next year, Little claimed his third victory in four competitions with a sudden-death play-off victory over Pelle Edberg.

The Englishman looked to be running out of holes at the Olgiata Golf Club but he holed an approach sh

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Little: It's good to be back

October 11, 2011

Sam Little will return to the European Tour next year after regaining his card following back-to-back victories on the Challenger circuit, writes Danny Caro.

Little, who is 36 and from Kings Langley, turned professional aged 22.

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Junior joy for Brenner

September 22, 2011

Team GB golfer Marc Brenner maintained his good form by winning the Junior Club Championship at Abridge Golf & Country Club.

Brenner, who is the junior captain at Abridge, won with a score of two over par.

Since returning from the European Maccabi Games in Vienna, Brenner has won a PGA event in Los Angeles and recently finished runner-up in the Individual Gross Score in the AJGCS National Ju

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Ricky itching for success

September 8, 2011

Ricky Curtis won the AJGC&S National Scratch tournament in Essex.

Abridge Golf Club hosted the re-instated competition, run under the auspices of the Association of Jewish Golf Clubs and Societies.

The competition, played in increasingly windy conditions that left competitors facing an extremely tough test, was played over two rounds.

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