It was another body- and heart-warming day at the Ga’ash Golf Club as golfers
gathered on Tuesday for the annual charity tournament in aid of NATAL, the
Israeli Trauma Center for victims of terror and war.
Forty golfers teed
off in the morning session, with a “better- ball, stableford 75% handicap”
Playing under fantastic conditions thanks to ground
superintendent Tal Bildman, first place in the morning round went to Shuky Zuk
and Reuven Avlagon, on 44 stableford points.
In second was the pairing of
Oded Meirov and Moshe Nessis, on 42 points, while Marion Feigal and Yochanan
Hoffman rounded out the podium with 39 points.
The afternoon session
featured a full field of 56 golfers, with father-son duo Avraham and Amiram
Zantkeren taking the trophy with 45 stableford points. Baruch Lazarovitch and
Graham Feldman were second, on 43 points, with Amos Aharoni and Yoram
Bernstein’s 41 points earning them a thirdplace finish.
At the awards
ceremony, NATAL Chairwoman Yehudit Recanati thanked Ga’ash Golf Club CEO Gili
Peleg for volunteering the use of the course to host this important
Recanati also thanked Titleist Israel CEO Tzvika Kliffer for
giving each player a sleeve of balls and providing the prizes for the
In other news on the links, for the second year running
ladies from the Viesturi Golf Club in Latvia visited Ga’ash.
had one practice round the day prior to taking part in the regular Tuesday
The format of the event was “greensomes”, which means
you play alternate shots until the hole is completed.
First and second
place went to Ga’ash locals, with the pairings of Adrianne Biberstei-Elka
Weinkamp and Lorna Arenson- Adriana Luchansky taking home the
Nearest-to-the-pin prizes went to Norma Kaufman and Anita from
Meanwhile, nearly 50 golfers participated in the Ga’ash Golf Club
April Monthly Medal, held a bit late last week.
David Pachima, who has
only been playing golf for 9 months and has already come down to a 14 handicap,
won the “A Division” on a net 68. Also on 68, but losing on the count-out, was
Ga’ash’s pro shop employee, Shmulik Almagor.
The “B” division was won by
Chaim Shaininger, on net 70, followed by Norma Kaufman on net 71.
duffer Avigdor Ophir won the “C Division” with a net 74 followed by Yigal Barnea
on net 77.
Nearest-to-the-Pin prizes, sponsored by the Greenfield
restaurant, went to Avraham Zantkern and Yossie Roll.
also open for June’s International Pairs tournament. For more information,
please contact the Ga’ash pro shop at 09-951- 5111.