David Pachima, a recent immigrant from France who started playing golf just two years ago, beat out Assaf Lengy by two Stableford points to win the A division of the HSBC 9- hole tournament at the Ga’ash Golf Club last week.

140 players participated in three divisions, with course superintendent Tal Bildman keeping the busy links in excellent playing condition.

Pachima finished with 26 points on a two-under par 33, which consisted of three birdies, five pars and a bogey. Pachima, who immigrated to Israel three years ago, practices on a regular basis under the guidance of local club professional David Goldenberg.

Lengy had a front nine one under par 34, which included four birdies, three pars , one bogey and a double bogey.

In the B division, Eli Abramov, Haim Revivo and Carmel Vernia were all on 22 points. First place on the count-back calculation went to Abramov followed by Revivo.

Dudi Shponder won the C division with 24 Stableford points, followed by Dannie Raichenberg on 21 points.

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