Mackay, Villasencio garner top honors in Apo Golf Monthly Medal tourney

Winners of the November Monthly Medal tournament pose with their trophies.

After a long hiatus, JunGolf is back again in the program of the Apo Golf and Country Club.
“Thanks to the encouraging response from our supportive parents and enthusiastic kids, we were able to hold our first age group tournament with separate bracket for boys and the girls.

Junior Golf is now a part of our regular Monthly Medal from now on “ says Jay Molde, Junior Golf coordinator for Apo Golf.

Regular members ,Junior golfers and guests of the Apo Golf participated in the 2 day Monthly Medal tournament from November 19 -20,2022 using the winter rules in lieu of the wet grounds after days of heavy rains.

Veteran player Monchit Mackay bagged the Overall gross plum taming the rain-soaked Apo Golf with his even par 72 while 24 Handicapper Jerome Leonor took the Overall net honors with his 10 under net score of 61.

Thomas Tionko and Simeon Gonzalez shared the Class A honors for Lowest Gross and Lowest Net title for their score of  75 and 67  respectively. Veteran Larry Baluso got the Class B gross title while Jeremiah Co took the Overall net honors.

For Class C, Jon Pascual and Arturo Yutig Jr shared the Low Gross and Low Net title respectively while Melou Tan Babol got the Ladies Net Title plum for the Ladies Division.
Guest  golfers Jonathan Cabreros and Emerson Rosales emerged as  Gross and Net Champions for the guest Division with their 75 gross and 62 Net scores respectively.

Junior Golfers took the center stage on the last flights of the final day with their colorful kits blending well on a festive atmosphere.

Nino Villasencio showed a lot of promise by taking the 14 to 18 Boys division top plum with his 4 over par 76 score nipping runner up Aldrin Gialon by a single stroke.

The rest of the Division Winners for the Junior Golf side are Alison Bagares ( Gross 52 ) 8 years below for Boys and Soleil Molde ( Gross 51 )  for the girls.

For the 9 to 13 age group Aj Wacan ( 95 ) Champion for Boys  while Mary Rose Wacan ( Gross 51 ) got the girls title for the same age group.

“Come December, with the support of the Apo Golf and Country Club, our sponsors and friends of the Junior Golf,  we will be holding our first Junior Golf tournament to be participated by about 50 kids,” Molde added.

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