Golf

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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Bonnyton are the driving force on Seniors circuit

August 19, 2010

Bonnyton were the stand-out performers after winning the main prizes at the Seniors Trophy at Lee Park Golf Club in Liverpool.

The Glasgow club overcame the challenge of Moor Allerton to take the Coombe Hill Trophy in the 11-team competition for men aged over 55.

And an exceptional score of 75 from Bonnyton's Robert Kerr secured the Hartsbourne Trophy for the best gross score and the Dyrham Park Trophy for the best nett score. Lol Green of Abridge was pipped for both trophies.

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Shirley shines at National Junior Bowl

July 29, 2010

Shirley won the coveted Hartsbourne Trophy at the National Junior Bowl.

The West Midlands club tied with Lee Park under the regular format of four out of six scores counting but when all six scores were taken into account, Shirley triumphed by one shot.

Lee Park took home the Potters Bar Cup as runner-up.

Organised under the auspices of the Association of Jewish Golf Clubs & Societies alighted at Shirley Golf Club,

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Hartsbourne win Glancy Cup

July 8, 2010

Hartsbourne retained the Glancy Cup for the third consecutive year after overhauling Abridge's overnight lead on day two at Dunham Forest Golf & Country Club in Altrincham.

The competition is the most important of the year's events arranged by the Association of Jewish Golf Clubs and Societies. This year's line-up featured 18 teams of eight players.

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Second meet for Jewish Golf

July 1, 2010

The Association of Jewish Golf & Societies held the second meeting of its current calendar at Moor Allerton when the Northern Junior bowl featured six teams representing all the clubs and societies affiliated to the Association other than the London Clubs and Sussex Jewish Golf Society

The first element of the competition was played on Saturday with the Shirley pairing of Joe Norton and Ellie Berwick winning the four-ball better ball format with a score of 62

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Hartsbourne win Met golf tournament

June 17, 2010

Hartsbourne claimed the first piece of silverware of the Jewish golf season after winning the Metropolitan Golf Tournament.

Organised under the auspices of the Association of Jewish Golf Clubs & Societies, this year's tournament was held at Coombe Hill Golf Club.

Teams featuring eight men and four women battled it out from affiliated clubs in London, with Abridge, Dyrham Park, Coombe Hill, Hartsbourne and Potters Bar lining up alongside the Sussex Jewish Golf Society.

Hartsbourne's victory was confirmed after they tied with Coombe Hill.

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Ladies success at golf tournament

June 3, 2010

Coombe Hill and Hartsbourne were this week toasting success after taking the top team titles at the 14th Ladies National Tournament at Hartsbourne Country Club.

Coombe Hill won the Team Gross Trophy while the host club claimed the Team Nett.

One hundred and 17 lady golfers from 13 teams competed at a competition that has gone from strength to strength, and is the only tournament where ladies from Jewish Golf Clubs and Societies all over the UK and Ireland have a chance to compete with each other.

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