February 29, 2024

The second edition of the Fil-Am Junior Golf Tournament set May 30 to June 2 is expected to draw a bigger number of participants who will see action at Camp John Hay and Baguio Country Club.
The Fil-Am Golf Foundation, Inc. announced last week that registration fee will be waived for dependents and grandchildren of members of BCC and CJH. The same privilege is extended to members of the Baguio Junior Golf Association.
Visiting junior golfers will be charged P1,000 each.
The tournament, which aims to discover future professional Filipino golfers, will have a two-day practice rounds May 30 to 31, two tournament rounds June 1 to 2, snacks, giveaways, and raffle items.
All participants will also be required to join the tree planting activities at designated areas at BCC and CJH.
Mode of play will be 36-hole Molave point system, according to the Fil-Am Golf Foundation.
Classifications are Fil A for 17 to 18 years old, Fil B for 15 to 16, Fil C for 13 to 14, Am A for 11 to 12, Am B for nine to 10, and Am C for eight years old and below.
For details, interested participants may contact the secretariat through Roanne Galicia at 0917-838-3123.
The first edition of the Fil-Am Junior Golf Invitational Tournament saw Baguio boy Rafael Antonio Aoyong topping the premier Fil A division last year.
The top spot for the Fil A division was a battle between two Baguio boys, Aoyong and Anthony Garcia II, with the former emerging as champion with 80 points while Garcia had 75 points.
The Fil-Am Golf Foundation runs the annual Fil-Am Invitational Golf Tournament, the longest and biggest amateur golf event in the Asia-Pacific rim. – Harley F. Palangchao