KPGCC Club Championships 2018
Senior, ladies and men’s championships presented thrilling spectacles
Kota Permai Golf & Country Club’s (KPGCC) annual club championships provided two thrilling weekends of golfing, with the senior & ladies championships on July 7th & 8th and the men’s championship from July 13th to 15th. The event saw a total of 219 players squaring-off and vying for the coveted crowns of Club Champion in their respective categories.
The ladies’ crown was successfully defended by Dato’ Azlina Abdul Aziz (8), who effectively kept up her momentum and continued her winning streak for two years running after an 83 on day 1 and 86 on day 2 provided her with a total of 169 for a one-shot victory over her closest competitor Elvina
Wong Hee Hua (14) who carded an 88 and an 82, respectively. Doris Yee Shoo Feng rounded-up the top three gross performers on 173 (85-88). The Nett category was pocketed by Chou Li Hsueh (29) who seized the title on 145 nett, two points ahead of Tan Lee Chu (27) who took the runner-up’s spot, while Fong Poh Choo (16) settled in third after finishing on 149 nett.
Over at the Seniors showdown, a delighted Tajudin Supian (4) bagged a long-awaited victory when he clinched the Gross title on a total of 158 (81-77) after a one-hole, nail-biting playoff against six-handicapper Pua Yii Shiuan (81-77). Last year’s Senior champ Zakaria Mohamad (5) took third place honours with one shot back (81-78). The Nett category saw Lim Chee Gap (22) take first place on 139 nett, just one point ahead of Chan Heng Voen (10), while Phang Ah Kheon (18) occupied third spot on 141 nett (OCB).
In what was probably one of the most exciting Men’s Championship in a long time, the event saw Alan Chong Chek Fei (5) seize the Men’s title by a three-shot victory over Zakaria Mohamad (5). Alan closed his three-day campaign for the green jacket with a total of 234 (72-80-82), while Zakaria signed in 76-83-78 for runner-up honours. Last year’s champ Jimmy Chia Kee Joo settled for third on 238 (80-75-83). The Nett title was an interesting battle with Dato’ Suresh Kumar (15) emerging the clear winner on 216 nett (63-76-77), five points clear of Tan Vi Kung (6) who posted rounds of 74-72-75 for second spot. Coming in third was Mohd Hezri Md Hassan (8) who was a further two points back on 223 (80-74-69).