Mercedes sends a lucky Ga’ash golfer to Scotland

Roby Cohen took home first place in the Drive to a Major in a Mercedes trophy competition held at the Ga’ash Golf Club last week.

By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
May 15, 2013 23:32
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WINNER OF Drive to a Major in a Mercedes competition Roby Cohen

Roby Cohen 370. (photo credit: courtesy)

 
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Roby Cohen took home first place in the Drive to a Major in a Mercedes trophy competition held at the Ga’ash Golf Club last week.

The prize, sponsored by Mercedes, was a free trip to watch the British open to be played in Scotland and was awarded to to the player whose opening shot on the fifth hole was closest to a white line painted 120 meters down the middle of the fairway.

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Roby’s shot stopped 16 cm from the line.

More than a 160 golfers participated in the nine-hole stableford competition, that was divided into three divisions.

The weather as well as the course conditions were excellent and Mercedes provided a hospitality tent in which refreshments were provided all day.

Amiram Zantkern continued a personal winning streak by taking first place in the A division with 19 stableford points, followed by John Kowarski on 18 points.

In the B division Graham Feldman had 22 stableford points followed by Aryeh Merdler on 21 points.



The Merdler famliy was triumphant again in the C division, with Aryeh’s wife, Yehudit, taking first place with 23 points, followed by Inon Laks on 22 points.

The Ga’ash golfers now turn their attention to the Monthly Medal, which will be played at the end of the month.

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