The Philippine Star
Eagle Ridge tops Fed Shootout
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.