Golf

Hero Harris takes top prize

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2011

Great Britain's golfers claimed their biggest ever medal haul at a European Maccabi Games.

Fielding a 22-man squad in the Open, Masters and Ladies' events, they won 15 medals including seven gold at the Fontana Golf Club.

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Home comforts for Hartsbourne heroes

By James Masters, July 7, 2011

Hartsbourne made the most of home advantage as they enjoyed a stunning weekend of success at the Glancy tournament.

The hosts eased to victory in the prestigious Glancy Trophy to round off a perfect couple of days for Brian Gold's side.

The Glancy Trophy, which takes the lowest six gross scores out of the eight singles and combines them with the lowest three gross scores out of four in the f

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The queens of Herts

June 23, 2011

Hartsbourne held off the challenge of 23 clubs from around Hertfordshire to win the Handicap Cup for the first time in 25 years.

A team consisting of Heidi Rosenfeld, Hayley Freedman, Lori Friedman and Valerie Lemer won the Ladies Inter-Club Foursomes at South Herts Golf Club.

The Handicap Cup is presented to the team with the best combined net scores and Hartsbourne won this with a combined

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Hartsbourne hold their nerve - and keep the Metropolitan

June 23, 2011

Hartsbourne have retained the AJGC&S Metropolitan Tournament.

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Six of the best for GB

April 28, 2011

Maccabi GB has selected a six-man Junior Golf squad for July's European Maccabi Games.

The squad features four players - Ben Brownson, Zak Talbot, James Becker and Ben Mesrie - from Dunham Forest Golf Club.

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Golfers to get their fair share

By Jonathan Kalmus, December 31, 2010

The UK's oldest Jewish golf club is pulling back shares from members in order to protect Jewish membership.

Last week Moor Allerton Golf Club in Leeds, a private club opened in 1923, announced in an advertisement that shares from 420 shareholders would be transferred to a special trust, because they were unable to contact them.

But among the shareholders named were a number of prominent Jewish figures, some of whom were widely known to have died.

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Euro mission for new Maccabi golf chair

September 28, 2010

Maccabi GB have appointed Stephen Schindler as its Golf Chair ahead of next year's 13th European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

Having represented Maccabi GB at the recent Maccabi Transatlantic Cup, Schindler will also spearhead the golf challenge for the 2013 Maccabiah Games.

Schindler said, "My hopes and expectations are to organise and fundraise for the most competitive teams in all golfing categories ever taken by Team GB in golf. I want to take a team to both these games that competes at the highest levels and enjoys the experience whilst, hopefully, bringing home some medals".

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Golfers get top marks for Coombe Hill

September 16, 2010

The young golfers of the Clubs affiliated to the Association of Jewish Golf Clubs and Societies competed for the John Rubens tournament at Abridge Golf and Country Club.

The competition is open to the Juniors of the London member clubs, Abridge, Dyrham Park, Coombe Hill Hartsbourne and Potters Bar and this year the eligibility was limited to those under 21. The Clubs entered teams of six who competed for both team and individual prizes. The winner of the tournament is the Club with lowest aggregate gross scores of four competitors having discarded the worst two scores.

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Teenage golfer Laetitia Beck joins Blue Devils

September 2, 2010

Israeli teenage sensation Laetitia Beck has joined Duke University's prestigious Blue Devils golf squad.

The 18-year-old, who has been coached at the Caesarea Club in northern Israel, was selected to join Israel's premier sports university, whose squads are coined Blue Devils because they produce some of the finest college sports people in the US.

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USA triumph in Maccabi golf tournament

By Danny Caro, August 26, 2010

Team USA won the ninth Maccabi Transatlantic Cup by 21 and a half to 14 and a half to lead the series 5-4.

Scratch representative teams of golfers from Great Britain and America competed at Coombe Hill Golf Club over three days of intense competition in the Jewish equivalent of the Ryder Cup.

Started in 1995 and then held in 1996 and every two years since, the MTC has become the premier Jewish golfing event outside the Maccabiah Games itself.

Matches were very tight with several matches decided by one-hole margins.

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