KPGCC Club Cham­pi­onships 2018

Se­nior, ladies and men’s cham­pi­onships pre­sented thrilling spec­ta­cles

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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).

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