Fab forest take five at ladies’ day


Dunham Forest were the most successful club at the Ladies National tournament for the UK Jewish Golf Clubs and Societies at Dyrham Park Country Club in Barnet.

The Cheshire-based delegation claimed five cups, including the main national trophy for the Team Gross.

Now in its 12th year, the competition, which featured 108 players representing 12 teams, is the only competition where women from Jewish clubs and societies from the United Kingdom and Ireland compete against one another in the female equivalent of the Glancy Cup. 

This year’s entrants featured Abridge, Bonnyton, Coombe Hill, Dyrham Park, Dunham Forest, Hartsbourne, Lee Park, Moor Allerton, Potters Bar, Shirley, Whitefield and a Combined Societies Team.

Hartsbourne's Hayley Freedman lines up a putt at Dyrham Park

Among the medal haul for Dunham Forest was the main prize, the Team Gross, with the side containing Joy Blakey, Miriam Manners, Angie Shaw Davidson, Pat Dee, Elaine Rosenberg, Sue Wrigley, Cath Barker and mother and daughter Pam Marks and Debra Sciama. Dunham Forest also accumulated the best gross score (527) while Shirley earned the best net (458). Next year’s tournament, which is staged alternately in London and the provinces, will be hosted by Whitefield Golf Club in Manchester on May 21.

Honours List

Team Nett Winners: Shirley Golf Club
Team Fourball Nett: Potters Bar Golf Club
Team Singles Nett: Dunham Forest Golf Club
Singles Gross: Lauren Blease (Coombe Hill) - gross 82
Singles Gross runner-up: Cath Barker (Dunham Forest) - gross 84
Singles Nett: Anna Suh (Coombe Hill) - nett 75
Singles Nett runner-up: Elaine Rosenberg (Dunham Forest) - nett 76
Fourball Gross: Dunham Forest Golf Club
Fourball Gross runner-up: Dyrham Park Country Club
Fourball Nett: Abridge Golf & Country Club
Fourball Nett runner-up: Potters Bar Golf Club
Combined Singles & Fourball Gross: Coombe Hill Golf Club
Combined Singles & Fourball Nett: Coombe Hill Golf Club

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