Ryder Cup stars lead £40K drive for care home

October 4, 2012

There was a Ryder Cup flavour to the Jewish Care Pro-Am Golf Tournament at Dyrham Park, Herts, which raised £40,000 for the charity’s Rela Goldhill Lodge in Golders Green, supporting 20 people with severe physical and sensory disabilities.

Former European team members Paul Way and Paul Broadhurst were among the pros taking part, along with Jewish player Sam Little.


Brenner retain Abridge junior crown

By Danny Caro, September 20, 2012

Marc Brenner has retained the Abridge Junior Club Championships.

A member of the Team GB squad at the 2011 European Maccabi Games, Brenner, 16, enjoyed a successful spell by winning a gold medal at a PGA event in Los Angeles followed by silver in San Diego.


It's time for tee in Watford

By Jay Grenby, September 20, 2012

Avid golfers among the Watford Synagogue membership who have been playing together socially on a regular basis have decided to put their sporting relationship on a more formal level by establishing the Wads Golf Society.

The group plays on Sunday mornings at Aldenham Golf Club and other local venues. It would welcome new members, including players who are not members of the shul.


Curtis wins National Scratch Competition

By Danny Caro, September 6, 2012

Ricky Curtis booked his place in the Team GB squad for next year’s Maccabiah Games in Israel after winning the National Scratch Competition in Birmingham.

Curtis, of Abridge Golf Club, held off the challenge of a high-class field and was crowned as the champion Jewish male golfer in a tournament co-hosted by Maccabi GB and the Association of Jewish Golf Clubs & Societies.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.