9th SENIORS INVITATIONAL - MARCH 1 & 3, 2017
BY DANTE NAVARRO
Lino Ceriola and guest partner Graeme Deane snared the Class A crown while Polo Pantaleon and Ceasar Castro dominated Class B in the ninth Manila Southwoods Seniors Invitational at the Manila Southwoods' Legends course in Carmona, Cavite recently.
Ceriola and Deane combined for 128 Stableford points then edged the Mar Badillo-Nestor Tolentino tandem in the countback to top the premier division in the two-day tournament organized by the Manila Southwoods Seniors headed by Paco Gonzalez.
Pantaleon and Castro, on the other hand, outclassed the Class B field in the Scramble and Aggregate formats to pool 140 points and fashion out a 10-point romp over Ramon Gonzalez and Mari Castañeda, who scored a 130.
Jose Cedo and partner Tristan Calixto captured the Class C diadem with a 139, four points clear of Jun Ymbong and Ernie Uy, who turned in a 135 in the event backed by hole-in-one sponsors Diamond Motor Corp. and BMG Solar with Brainmaster/Cran-UTI/Goutritis/Megafiber by Whealth, Red Eagle Lending Investors, Corp., Romago, Inc. and San Miguel Purefoods as year-round hole sponsors.
Francis Celones, meanwhile, shared the spotlight as he won the E-Z Go 4-seater electric golf cart during the raffle draw.
Other fun hole winners in the tournament for 55-years-old-and-above were Antonio Villanueva and Manny Panlilio (nearest the pin – 10 ft and 7 inches, respectively), and Rudy Fulo and Mentz Deguito (most accurate drive – 5 inches and on the line, respectively).
Other hole sponsors were American Standard & Grohe by Lixil Phils. Ltd. Co., Anako Philippines Corp., Anthilla Land Corp., Camp John Hay Golf Club, Caramba Foods, G&W Clubshares, Inc., Gentec Distribution Corp., Golden Oats Corp., Federal Land, Inc., Le Chef, MRT Development Corp., Robros, Inc., Rudy Project Phils., The Forest Lodge and The Manor@Camp John Hay, United Laboratories, Inc. and Warbird Security and Investigation Agency.
Click here for the results: 9th Seniors Invitational Results