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International Pairs qualifier kicks off at Ga’ash
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
06/05/2012
Playing in the first qualifying round of the International Pairs competition at the Ga’ash Golf Club were two special guests.
 
Playing in the first qualifying round of the International Pairs competition at the Ga’ash Golf Club were two special guests. Disabled war veterans Shlomo Ivgi, who was injured in the Yom Kippur War, and Eli Sharira, injured in 1981 in the Lebanon War, hit the links at Ga’ash.

Eight teams qualified for the final to be held at the beginning of July.

The best score was held by Greg Elliot and Dani Levin with 43 stableford points, followed by Aryeh Merdler and Itzik Ashkenazi and the duo of Erez Yacobi Shai Brosh on 41.

The format of the tournament is a Betterball stableford 75% handicap.

Nearest to the pin prizes, sponsored by the Greenfield restaurant, went to Arik Heanig and Dani Hurwitz.

For the first time the Ga’ash Golf Club also added a trophy for the best gross score of the day in the Monthly Medal held on Tuesday May 28. Amos Aharoni won both the gross and net in the A division for the first time with the new format.

Amos, scoring an excellent gross 77 and playing with a 9 handicap, had a net 68.

For the second month in a row Ga’ash Golf Club’s Pro shop worker Shmulik Almagor finished in second place with a net 69 after a count out with Idan Chayut.

The B division was won by Norma Kaufman with Peter Biberstein taking second place.

Yossie Roll, who has only being playing golf for 10 months, won the C division. Aude Amaraggi was runner-up.

Nearest to the pin prizes, sponsored by the Greenfield restaurant, went to Assaf Lengy and Graham Feldman.

The players at Ga’ash Golf Club are now looking forward to the final qualifying round of the International Pairs competition and the Ezra tournament to be held during the month of June.
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