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Ea­gle Ridge tops Fed Shootout

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Ea­gle Ridge ran away with the over­all crown with a three-stroke vic­tory over Ta­gay­tay Mid­lands in the 2019 Fed­er­a­tion Na­tional Team Shootout held at the Riviera Golf Club in Cavite re­cently.

Car­ry­ing a team hand­i­cap of five and ban­nered by three former club cham­pi­ons, An Youn Hwan, Kim Dong Hee, Jung Kyung Young and Ana Jung made eight birdies for a net score of 59 un­der the Scram­ble for­mat at Riviera’s chal­leng­ing Cou­ples course.

The tour­na­ment, which had 23 teams this year, was or­ga­nized and pre­sented by the Fed­er­a­tion of Golf Clubs in the Philip­pines, Inc. Board headed by chair­man Richie Gar­cia, pres­i­dent Ogie Manalo and over­all tour­na­ment chair Pablo Soon.

The tri­umph also net­ted the Ea­gle Ridge play­ers a 4-day, 3-night golf pack­age in Bangkok, Thai­land all-ex­penses paid plus Titli­est bun­dle.

Ta­gay­tay Mid­lands, with RJ Rizada, Jenz Tec­son, Celso Mon­talla and Danny Car­pio in the ros­ter, was run­ner-up with a 62 and won by count back against de­throned champ Cebu Coun­try Club. Each mem­ber re­ceived a P10,000 worth of gift cer­tifi­cate from Em­pire.

The other scores were: Ne­gros Oc­ci­den­tal 63, Or­chard-II 63, Riviera-II 63, For­est Hills-II 63, For­est Hills-I 64, Royal North­woods 64, Malarayat 64, Riviera-I 65, Or­chard-I 65, Sta. Elena 65, Ala­bang 66, Ran­cho Pa­los Verdes 66, Sum­mit Point 66, Wack Wack 67, Iloilo 68, Ta­gay­tay High­lands 68, Alta Vista 69, Val­ley-II 69, Manila Golf 71 and Val­ley-I 72.

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