Pinoy youngsters triumph in Thailand

  • Page Views 636
  • AIDRIC Chan carded a two-under-70 while Carl Corpus added a 74 as the Philippines pooled 144 and copped the team championship in the Singha Thailand Junior World Golf Championships 2016 at the Royal Hua Hin Golf Course in Hua Hin, Thailand Sunday.

    Chan birdied three of the first 12 holes but slowed down at the finish, dropping a shot on the last but his nines of 34-36 proved enough to lift Team Phl to the overall crown with a 584 total after 72 holes.

    Corpus fumbled with a double-bogey on the par-5 No. 3 and made three more bogeys against three birdies for that 74.

    The Ateneo students combined for 148 in the first round and grabbed the lead with a three-under 141 in the second day. They held sway despite a 151 as the rest, including the hosts, struggled in the tough third day before cruising to a nine-stroke romp over Thailand with that closing 144.

    P. Suyasri and N. Harnchokehchaiskul rallied with 141 in the final round but could only total 595 while Denmark’s Frimodt Gustav and Ejlersen Emil finished third at 599 after a 148.

    While the boys’ squad, whose campaign was sanctioned by the National Golf Association of the Philippines, rolled to victory, the girls’ duo of Harmie Constantino and Yuka Saso failed to duplicate their title feat in the World Junior Girls Championship in Canada last month, settling for second with a 598 total after a 151.

    Constantino wound up with a 74 while Saso, who also took the individual crown in the World Junior Girls tilt, limped home with a 77.

    Thais Atthaya Thitikul shot a 71 while P. Poorapanaopa carded a 74 as they closed out with a 145 to run away with the girls’ team plum at 589, nine shots ahead of the Filipinas.

    But Constantino took the Class A individual crown with 292, seven shots ahead of Poorapanaopa while The Country Club’s Sofia Chabon placed third at 302 after a 77.

    TCC’s Bernice Olivarez Ilas also took the silver medal in Class B with a 303 after a 72 with Thithikul running away with the crown with a 290 after a 71.

    Chan also finished tied for first with Gustav in the overall individual competition with 291s with Corpus ended up third at 293. (Malaya)

    Share

    New Posts Recently publish post More

    • 26 March 2017
      9 hours ago No comment

      Pinas Sarap shows a different taste of Philippine cuisine starting April 9

      Prepare for a gastronomic journey featuring Filipino food as GMA News TV launches “Pinas Sarap”, the newest travel documentary and cooking program to hit international television starting April 9 on GMA Life TV. Pinas Sarap is the latest addition to GMA News TV’s buffet of top-notch public affairs programs ...

    • 26 March 2017
      12 hours ago No comment

      The Sense of an Ending (PG) **

       Mismatched! Don’t you just love British Cinema? Known far and wide as historically being some of the finest actors the world has ever known that stately British Isle flavor is in full evidence in The Sense of an Ending. Presented by Elevation Pictures this high time drama is now ...

    • 26 March 2017
      15 hours ago No comment

      CHARO-SANTOS-CONCIO ON ANC’S “THE BOSS”

       Award-winning international news anchor Cathy Yang interviews ABS-CBN executive adviser to the chairman, chief content officer, ABS-CBN University president Charo Santos-Concio on this Thursday’s (March 23) edition of “The Boss,” on ANC, the ABS-CBN News Channel. Charo, who is launching her book “My Journey – The Story of an ...

    • 24 March 2017
      2 days ago No comment

      Summer Trip to Corregidor

      Located at the entrance of Manila Bay, Isla ng Corregidor was identified by the Spaniards as a strategic defense location when they arrived in the Philippines in the 16th century. They named the tadpole-shaped island Island of the Corrector since this was the place where all ships entering Manila ...

    %d bloggers like this: