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Essex golfers are Ryding high

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While Europe and the USA prepare for next week's Ryder Cup clash, let's hail a golfing triumph closer to home. Gary Weiner (third left, second row), belongs to an Essex golf society where every year the Jews play the Christians. "We call ourselves the Yids and they call themselves the Yoks and it's known as the Yid Yok Ryder Cup," he said. For the first five years, the Christians won but this year, the Jews lifted the cup for the first time.

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