Golf: Scrambling dressed-up duffers duel at Ga’ash
The combination of dressed-up golfers and a good old-fashioned Texas Scramble
was the perfect setting for a wonderful atmosphere at the tournament held at the
Ga’ash Golf Club on Shushan Purim.
A full field of 60 players competed in
the event, which consisted of teams of two formats with the each side playing
25% of the duos’ combined handicaps.
In first place were Cyril and Norma
Kaufman, on net 62. The pairings of Amos Aharoni and Michael Cohen and Anthony
Harris with Ashly Silver both finished with 63 net points, with second-place
going to Aharoni and Cohen on the count back.
sponsored by the Greenfield restaurant at the Ga’ash, went to Gill Sadeghi and
At the award ceremony, prizes were also given for the best
fancy dress to Linda Streit, Judy Reefe and Yael Stern.
In other news
from the links, Amiram Zantkern had a gross 74 to take first place at the
February Monthly Medal held at the Ga’ash.
As usual, the tournament was
well supported with nearly 60 players participating.
The A division was
won by Alex Okon on net 68 followed by Shmuel Goshen. Moolie Avisar took home
top spot in the B division with a net 69, followed by Dalia Shanni. The best net
score of the day was in the C division, where Viola Heilman had a net 66,
followed in second place by Gil Sadeghi.
Nearest-to-the-pin prizes went
to Reuven Agasi and Amos Aharoni.
Registration is now open for the
charity tournament in aid of Natal the Israeli trauma center for victims of
terror and war at the pro shop at the Ga’ash Golf Club 09-9515111.
Softball: Reigning champ OI opens with a bang
Jerusalem Softball champions Optica International continued its winning ways,
defeating the league’s newest team, Phillip Stein’s Sox, 9-7 in the opening game
of the 2013 season for both teams.
OI pitcher Danny Gewirtz kept the Sox
off balance for most of the afternoon with a fine pitching performance, limiting
them to 11 singles and a double.
Gewirtz had plenty of defensive help,
notably from his son, Yair, who made several stellar defensive plays and saving
at least four or five runs in the process. Offensively, it was a balanced day at
the plate for OI paced by Naftali Schwartz’s mammoth home run to left field and
For the Sox, Ron Gorodetzer pitched decently enough to keep the
Sox in the game while also getting a solid defensive effort from his
Seth Gerson had two hits David Tover had two hits and an RBIs while
Chaim Jacobson drove in two runs. Josh Blacher, Hershey Snukal and Uri Richman
each had two hits while Ariel Gilor scored 3 runs for the Sox.
action, the Beit Shemesh Suns and the Harow team kicked off their 2013 season on
Sunday night. Ed Harow kept the Beit Shemesh batters off balance, while Amiad
Harow hit a solo HR, newcomer Mati Laufer added a three-run HR, and Tzvi Harow
went 4-for-4 to lead the Harow offense to a 19-4 win to kick off their inaugural