LuDo Golf raises P5 million for Naga landslide victims

GOLF FOR A CAUSE. Golfers played for the victims of last year’s Naga City landslide in LuDo Golf Tournament: Golf for Naga. The tournament raised a total of P5 million. (Contributed photo)

THE trio of Noel Ybañez, Jan-Jan Ybañez and Henry Chin Uy emerged as the Overall Champion team with the Lowest Gross of 64 in the LuDo Golf Tournament: Golf for Naga that was held last Jan. 18-19, 2019, at the greens of the Cebu Country Club.

Equally stellar was the team of Jake Marques, Cippy Lu and Richard Yap, which collared the Overall Championship for Lowest Net score with a 47.

The two-day charity competition, founded and organized by Douglas LuYm, gathered a total of 249 golfers from Manila and Cebu. The tournament raised P5 million from fees and donations, which are to be given directly to the affected families of the tragic landslide that befell residents of Naga City in September of last year.

Winning the Members-Members division was the trio of Lee Wun Sun, Jack Jamero and Fruto Teodorico, which won via countback over several other squads. Meanwhile, the team of Clark Gothong, Chester Go and Peter Militante won the Members-Guests Mixed Division with a gross score of 76.

At the awarding ceremony, Kim Kwang Seok won the grand raffle prize and drove home a brand-new Mazda CX 3 Sports Utility Vehicle.

The tournament’s presentors were Apo Land & Quarry, LuDo Corp., Mactan Electric Company, Petron, SMC Global Power and Total Power. It was also co-presented by Marubeni, San Roque Power Corp., Team Energy Corp. and Global Business Power Corp. Silver sponsors were ElecSys Power Corporation, Fernando “Ding” Borja, SEAOIL and UBS while the Hole in One sponsors were BMW, Isuzu, Mazda Cebu, Mercedes-Benz and Toyota Team Cebu. (PR)


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