Games We Play: Israelis triumph in Purim tourney

An Israeli team took first prize at the Ga'ash Golf Club Country of Origin Purim Tournament on Tuesday.

March 16, 2006 03:18
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An Israeli team took first prize at the Ga'ash Golf Club Country of Origin Purim Tournament on Tuesday. The club attracted a full roster of teams From India to Ethiopia. Teams included; Columbia, Israel, Mexico, Morocco, Poland, Scotland, South Africa, Switzerland, the UK and the USA. The costumes were colorful and added to the atmosphere, but the excellent weather conditions were what raised the scores to a surprisingly high level. The competition was an "Alliance Medal" with the two best (out of four) scores counting. The Israel team won with a score of 120, whilst the Mexican team came second with 129 points. The Israeli team included R. Brodie, L. Press, Y. Shafat and Z. Vurmbrand. The Mexican team of S. Ferman and E. Gitlin were assisted by D. Harlick and I. Trevis. The prize-giving and trophy ceremony took place in the golf club's Albatross Resto-Bar, where refreshments were enjoyed by all. Meanwhile, the knock-out competition in the B Division has finally been completed. G. Feldman beat R. Brodie three up with two holes to go. The club's Annual Ladies Day Gala Competition will be held on Tuesday, March 21. The competition style will be a "better-ball Stableford" competition followed by a gala dinner and prize-giving ceremony.

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