Former national player Jude Eustaquio fired a one-under-par 70 to capture the just-ended 18th Chairman’s Cup member’s tournament at Forest Hills Golf and Country Club in Antipolo.
Taking time out from his duties as general manager of Camp John Hay Golf Club in Baguio City, Eustaquio was the only player to break par at the Nicklaus course, scoring 37 points in the 18-hole event.
Pete de la Cruz, a 20-handicapper, captured the overall net crown with 44 points.
Rhoame Rivera scored 42 points to clinch Class ahead of Ramon Jose Toribio who had 41 points.
In Class B, Jerome Ng edged Rolando Carandang by having the lower handicap after both tallied 42 points.
The same was true in Class C where Joel Mutia nipped Adelo Abeleda after they wound up with identical 44 points.
Also settled through a tiebreak was the Class D where James Alba was declared champion over Jeff Arellano.
It was also a close fight in the ladies’ Division 1 where Kathy Uy won via countback over Minhui Kim after both players wound up with 40 points.
In the ladies’ Division 2, Jocelyn Tiu clinched the crown with 43 points, one shot ahead of Kim Younju.
In the senior bracket, the top two finishers were Romy Avila (43) and Alex Ngsy (42) in Division 1 and Cesar Crisostomo (44) and Wilson Ong (44) in Division 2.
The Forest Hills Golf and Country Club, one of the country’s premier destinations, will hold its grandest 18th Chairman’s Cup tournament on Thursday.
A brand-new Cherry Tigo car is among the hole-in-one prizes at stake in designated holes. The others are a golf set, a GPS tracker and P25,000 cash.
The four-day event, which staked a brand-new Cherry Tigo car, was supported by Escala Tagaytay, Cherrylume/Mileage Asia, Megaforce Security and EVA Airways.
Gold sponsors were Golforce Inc. and Hon. Michael John Duavit while Silver sponsors were ANC/Suzuki, Ladies Circle, Peerless Products and Metro Rail Transit Dev. Corp.
Agrexplore, Aqua Haus, Bryan Isaiah Trading and Construction, Hydro Tech Irrigation, Interconnect Systems, Jasmig Construction, Kuysen, Lince Craft Builders, Asian Eye Institute, Ayala Land Premier, Beverly Place;
CJH Golf Club, Eatwell Supermarket, EdgePro Trading, Humans Fit, Luisita Golf, Manila Southwoods, Pascual Consumer Healthcare, Pradera Verde Golf, Sherwood Hills, Splendido Taal, The Manor at CJH and Wordtet Systems were bronze backers.