Calputora stops Korean in JVOFI Golf-A A +A
Friday, February 4, 2011
CHESTER Calputora defended the home turf stopping two Koreans in Class A division of the 6th Jaime V. Ongpin Golf for a cause presented by the JVO Foundation, Inc. in partnership with Texas Instruments Philippines at the Baguio Country Club fairways during the weekend.
Calputora fired a net of 58 points for the championship crown and edged Kim Tae Hong who fired 59 points to settle for the first runner-up honors while Kim Hwa Rang churned in 60 points to claim the second runner-up honors.
In class B of the regular division, Bogs Abubo was the champion edging Mar Bustos and Ers Meria who both settled for first and second runners-up, respectively.
Cesar Tamesis, meanwhile, topped the class C competition after edging Jed Hortaleza who settled for first runner up. Juluis Mapili salvaged second runner-up.
Norman Kaniteng, meanwhile, topped the competition in class D with Bojo Buenaventura and Joseph Pinero finishing second and third, respectively.
In the seniors division, Vadz Navarette had 59 points to win the championship while Rudy Lockey came up with 60 points to settle for the first runner-up honors. Art Ayugat and Joe Rosales came in second and third runners-up in the division.
In the ladies side, Nora Sy won the championship while Letty Turner settled for the first runner –up honors.
Settling for 2nd runner-up is Chony Santos with Beth Dixon and Lou Gesner taking home the 3rd and 4th runner-up plums, respectively.
Shin Hye Min won the title in the jungolf division while Alonzo Ganga and Samuel Yu salvaged 1st and 2nd runner-up honors, respectively.
Albert Mendoza, meanwhile, took the most accurate drive plum while Chris Bautistawon the nearest to the pin hole award.
Kim Ta Hong won the longest drive with 270 yards in hole number 3 while the course inspector awardee was Mau Victa.
Seon Choi and Dhalia Page brought home the low gross title for the men’s and women’s division respectively.
The event was also supported by Benguet Corp., Embrace, Cross Link Electric Corp., Philex Mining Corp., Banco De Oro, DHL, EdgeWorth, Lepanto Consolidated Mining Corp, Takisha Phils, Team Energy, Pacsports, University of Baguio, Sunrise Farm Supply, Metrobank, Palm Grove, Rural Bank of Itogon, Baguio Country Club, Baguio New City Grocery, Hill Station, Marios, Ricos Purified Water and Sizzling Plate.
JVOFI supporters. Cordillera Police Regional Director P/C Supt Villamor Bumnaglag (center) is flocked by P/Sr Supt Alex Pumecha (left) and P/Sr Supt Marvin Bola-Bola during the 6th JVOFI Golf for a Cause tournament.
JVOFI chairman and Sun*Star Baguio president follows through his tee of shot during the 6th JVOFI Golf for a cause tournament at the Baguio Country Club. (Roderick Osis)
Published in the Sun.Star Baguio newspaper on February 05, 2011.