Briones-Tan duo tops 2nd RPV 2-Man Best Ball Scramble
DAVAO CITY – Leaning on their long drives and steady putts, the pair of Addy Briones and Jing Tan emerged as this year’s Two-Man Best Ball Scramble tournament overall champion, Saturday (October 26) played at the Rancho Palos Verdes Golf and Country Club.
The youthful pair tallied 47 points to take the tournament’s second edition overall gross trophy as awarded by Rancho Palos Verdes Golf and Country Club manager Tommy Inigo.
Trailing Briones and Tan is the pair of Jing Gavino and Karloz Alba who settled for the Division 1 gross champion with 46 points while the pairs of Patrick Tan and Vincent Gumapac (45 points) and Lee Bong Hee and Kim IL Gyu (44 points) wound-up with the first and second team runnersup, respectively.
Ralph Garcia and EJ Casintahan took the Division II team gross title on a countback next to the duo of Randy Cadiogan and Johan Dalmacio after both tallied similar 41 points while Danny Nagayo and Bobby Dakudao finished with 40, good enough for the team second runner-up honors.
For Division III, Jun Metilla and Marven del RoDAVAO
sario bagged the team gross trophy with 39 points, via countback over Vincent Valdellon and Kim Min Su. The tandem of Charlie Bagara and Jong Magat had 36 points to complete the top three winners.
Philip Hazelwood and Tamio
Sakurai shared the limelight by winning the Seniors Division team gross crown while Ben Gaite and Fred Bandong took the team first runner-up on a countback next to Vic Gonzales and Koichi Shoji with same 38 points.