Korean On Kyu Ok took home the lowest gross honors for the premiere handicap class of the 9th Albino D. Gothong Memorial Golf Tournament (Amo Cup), which was played last week at Alta Vista Golf and Country Club and Cebu Country Club in Cebu City.
On fired a gross score of 74 strokes at Alta Vista and added seven-over-par 79 at Cebu Country Club for an aggregate of 153 strokes to top class A.
The lowest net honors went to lawyer and Mandaue City Councilor-elect Nilo Seno with a two-day aggregate of 138 strokes firing 67 at Alta Vista and 71 in CCC and winning in the countback over five other players.
First runner-up for class A was Pampio Abarintos, a retired justice of the Court of Appeals, who shot 138 with 68 at AVGCC and 70 at CCC. Second runner-up was Army Colonel Gerry Catindoy also with 138 with 65 at AVGCC and 73 at CCC. Jufil Sato and Joaquin Velez also finished with the same two-day total but lost in the countback.
Daniel Jed Yap had the best score at CCC with a net score of 69 while Sato got the award for the best score of AVGCC with a net 62.
Tedd Almario bagged the lowest gross honors for class B with 153 (77 at AVGCC and 76 at CCC). Toby Florendo won the lowest net honors with 131 on rounds of 65 at AVGCC and 66 at CCC.
First runner-up for class B was American Kevin Durr with an aggregate of 135 strokes (65 at AVGCC and 70 at CCC) beating Ernesto Siguan in the countback. Siguan settled for the second runner-up honors.
The best score in CCC went to Badz del Prado with 67 while Jun Sasuman had the best score in Alta Vista with 64.
Gibson Balangauan had the best gross score in class C with a two-day total of174 on rounds of 88 (AVGCC) and 86 (CCC). The lowest net honors went to Ven Lacustales with 133 on rounds of 66 (AVGCC) and 67 (CCC).
First runner-up was Gaudioso Melendez with 137 (66-71) while second runner-up was Gerry Gollon with 138 (74-64).
The best score in CCC was logged by lawyer Baldomero Estenzo with 66 while Mark Douglas Tan had the best score at AVGCC with 61.
In the seniors’ (55 years old and above) division, Vicente ‘Inting’ Go won the lowest gross honors with a two-day total of 156 strokes on rounds of 75 (AVGCC) and 81 (CCC).
Lowest net went to Pedrito Buenavista with 132 (65-67). Buenavista also won a Skygo motorcycle for scoring an eagle on the par-4 hole No. 3 of Alta Vista during the first day of the tournament. First runner-up was Hermis Tangga-an with 134 (67-67) and second runner-up was Ramon Sebastian with 138 (70-68).
The best score in CCC was made by David Ugarte with 63 while the best score at AVGCC was made by Vince Colina with 65.
Ericka Lim ruled the ladies division with a low gross score of 151 strokes on rounds of 75 (AVGCC) and 76 (CCC).
Lowest net honors went to Joan Hortelano with 134 (66-68) followed by Gina Yap as first runner-up with 145 (74-71) and Mercy Garcia as second runner-up with 146 (72-74).
The best score at CCC was logged by Dumaguete’s Tess Magazzeni with 70 while Vina Garcia had the best score in Alta Vista with 72.