|as of Feb 2, 2023|
|DATE||Event Title||VENUE||Age Group||Entry Fee|
|January 5-8||JGFP Mindanao Leg 1||Apo Golf and CC||2,500.00|
|Jan-21||JGFP Development Leauge||Club Intramuros||1,500.00|
|January 28-29||JGFP Mindanao Leg 2||Pueblo de Oro||2,500.00|
|Feb-12||JGFP-Riviera Sports Junior Open||Riviera Sports Club||1,000.00|
|Feb-18||JGFP-RJG Golf Tournament||Riviera Sports Club||6-8 yrs old|
|February 24-25-26||IMG Junior World Qualifier||Riviera Sports Club||6-8 yrs old||6,500.00|
|Mar-05||FMG||Riviera Sports Club|
|Mar-12||FMG||Riviera Sports Club|
|March 17-18-19||Faldo Philippine Qualifying||Eagle Ridge Golf & CC||9-18 yrs old|
|March 24-25-26||IMG Junior World Qualifier||Eagle Ridge Golf & CC||9-18 yrs old||6,500.00|
|April 15-16||JGFP Visayas Leg||Cebu Country Club||6-18 yrs old||2,500.00|
|April 21-23||President’s Cup||Eagle Ridge Golf & CC||9-18 yrs old|
|May 8-9-10-11||JGFP Inter Club||Eagle Ridge Golf & CC||6-18 yrs old|
|May 19-21||FCG Qualifying||Eagle Ridge Golf & CC||9-18 yrs old|
|June 6-7 or 7-8||JGFP Summer Circuit||TBA|
|June 13-14 or 14-15||JGFP Summer Circuit||TBA|
|June 20-21 or 21-22||JGFP Summer Circuit||TBA|
|June 27-28 or 28-29||JGFP Summer Circuit||TBA|
|July 18-19 or 19-20||JGFP Summer Circuit||TBA|
|Sept 16-17||JGFP Inter School Championship||TBA|
|Sept 23-24||JGFP Inter School Developmental||TBA|
|Oct 7-8||JGFP Inter School Championship||TBA|
|Oct 14-15||JGFP Inter School Developmental||TBA|
|Oct 21-22||JGFP Inter School Championship||TBA|
|Oct 28-29||JGFP Inter School Developmental||TBA|
|Nov 11-12||JGFP Inter School Championship||TBA|
|Nov 18-19||JGFP Inter School Developmental||TBA|
|Nov 25-26||JGFP Inter School Championship||TBA|
|Dec 9-10||JGFP Inter School Finals||TBA|
JUNIOR GOLF SEASON BEGINS
Sixteen participants launch the restart of the Junior Golf Foundation of the Philippines season at the Riviera Sports and Country Club in Silang, Cavite Sunday.
Competitions will be held for 6-and-under and 7-8 age group divisions for boys and girls. The girls will tee off on the first hole beginning with the flight of Kamila Edrianna del Mundo and Stephanie Joy Gaisano Gan in the 6-and-under class at 8:30 a.m. Two flights in the 7-8 bracket follow suit. At 8:45 a.m., Maria Brianna Macasaet, Maurysse Abalos and Georgina Handog tee off followed by the pairing of Tyra Garingalao, Alexine Adrielle Malapitan and Mikaela Felice Torres at 9 a.m. The boys will start on the seventh hole beginning at 8:35 a.m. featuring Maximus Aliwalas, Rafael Lucas de Guzman and Kenzo Gavin Handog in the 6-and-under division. In the 7-8 bracket, Lucas Miguel Garcia and Ryuji Suzuki tee off at 8:50 a.m. followed by the flight of Oscar Dale Malapitan, Raiden Jmari Valle and Travis Chua at 9:05 a.m.
BORLONGAN BAGS TOP HONOR IN INTRAMUROS JUNIOR TILT
Juliane Borlongan emerged as overall champion in the Club Intramuros Golf Championship held last January 11 to 12 at the Club Intramuros Golf Course in Manila.
Borlongan, who hails from Cagayan De Oro, carded a two-day total of 137 banking on rounds of 72 and 65 to snare the top honors and bag the JGFP girls’ 15-18 age group crown via sudden death playoff against Sean Granada, who also assembled a two-day aggregate of 137.
Hyunkyung Jeong sizzled with 167 (86- 81) while Annika Chua posted 180 (95- 85) for second and third places, respectively.
Sean Granada finished with 137 (72- 65) to top the 13-18 division followed by Hanson Lim with 152 (74- 78), James Lubguban with 153 (82 71), Liam Harvey with 155 (77- 78), and Santino Pineda with 161 (86- 75).
The 12-under division was bannered by Shinichi Suzuki after scoring a 143 (73-70). Suzuki was followed by Scott Ng at first runner-up with 145 (71- 74) while second runner-up Zachary Villaroman had 150 (77-73). Stevie Umali and Tristan Padilla settled for fourth and fifth places with 150 (70-80) and 153 75-78), respectively.
The Junior Golf Foundation of the Philippines (JGFP) age-group winners for boys’ 10-under were Scott Ng 71-74 (145), Tristan Padilla 75 -78 (153), and Jakob Taruc 75-81 (156) while Stevie Umali topped the distaff with 70-80 (150) followed by Coco Ong with 84-82 (166) and Angelie Chua with 106-118 ( 224).
Other winners were (boys’ 11-12) Shinichi Suzuki 143 (73-70), Zachary Villaroman 150 (77-73), Patrick Tambalque 154 (79-75); (girls’ 11-12) Bianca Macatangay 160 (78-82), Mikhaella Constantino 162 (84-78), Venice Tiamsic 165 (84-81); (boys’ 13-14) Hanson Lim 152 (74-78), Santino Pineda 161 (86-75), Andrew Chua 170 (90-80); and (girls’ 13-14) Christiana Castillo 162 (82-80), and Sabrina Macatangay 164 (81-83).
The Club Intramuros Junior golf tilt is the second leg of the JGFP Circuit under the 2019 – 2020 season and is a Junior Order of Merit certified tournament.
The tournament was backed by the Tourisim Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA). Intramuros Golf Club will also be re-launching its night golf in February.
DE LA SALLE ZOBEL NAMED SCHOOL OF THE YEAR, WINS BIG AT INTERSCHOOL FINALS
De La Salle Zobel name School of the Year, wins big at Interschool Finals
De La Salle Zobel (DLSZ) capped a brilliant performance in the high school divisions while British School Manila (BSM) shone at the elementary level to share the top honors at the conclusion of the 2019 Interschool Golf Challenge recently.
DLSZ was also named the School of the Year for this year’s championship.
The team of Masaichi Otake, Francis Lanuza, Jolo Magcalayo, Miguel Ilas, and Jona Magcalayo topped the Senior High (SH) Division after finishing with 634 points.
DLSZ’s second SH team came in at second position with 584 points followed by Ateneo de Manila University in third place with 577 points.
Meanwhile, DLSZ’s junior high team posted another victory with its 575-aggregate performance to best the Xavier School and DLSZ Team 2, who had 504 and 468 points, respectively.
In the middle school division, BSM took full control of the game and managed to keep the lead by four to win the title against the Xavier School, 580-576.
Xavier’s second team settled for third place with 366 points in the junior division.
The lower school division was also highlighted by BSM, who defeated the Ateneo Team by merely two points, 352-350, to capture the coveted title. Xavier School finished at third with 298 points.
On the other hand, the Team International will face Philippine School in the 2019 JGFP Director’s Cup Invitational Golf Championships.
Playing for the Internationals are Jet (Team Captain) Hernandez, Santino Diokno, Garreth Tiu, Nikki Laude, Isiah Del Rosario, CJ Alcantara, Burberry Zhang, Brett Ng, Rho Hyun Ho, Sean Young, Rocco Pineda, Reese Ng, Santino Pineda, Rajah Crisostomo, Coco Ong, Alessandra Luciano, Gabie Rosca, Hanson Lim, Emman Escalada, and Dylan Tiu.
Leading the charge for the Philippine squad are the likes of Santino Laurel (Team Captain), Perry Bucay, Riggs Illescas, Pierre Ticzon, Joaquin Gomez, Francis Lanuza, Vitto Miravite, Juan Escano, Rico See, Jacob Chua, Zach Villaroman, Celine Abalos, Suzuki Shin, John Paul Agustin, Chaz Limketkai, Geoffrey Tan, Jaime Alabastro, Johann Pancho, Kim Tae Won, and Pacholo Medina.
Rajah Crisostomo and Reese Ng topped the putting contest with 11 and 15 putts while Brett Ng and Calene Ong won the pitching contest with 130 and 80 points, respectively.
The longest drive contest was highlighted by the drives of Pierre Ticzon (295 yards), Sofia Magbitang (157), Santino Pineda (243), Shinichi Suzuki (215), Reese Ng (170), and John Gomez (116).
Other skills challenge winners were Santino Diokno, Sofia Magbitang, Kim Tae Won, Rajah Crisostomo, Reese Ng, and Ahn Chan, who received the most accurate drive award.
LA SALLE ZOBEL, BRITISH SCHOOL MANILA SHINE IN 2019 INTERSCHOOL GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP
De La Salle Zobel (DLSZ) and British School Manila (BSM) capped off the 2019 Interschool Golf Championships on a high note while Masaichi Otake and Jona Angela Magcalayo ruled the individual race recently.
DLSZ topped the junior high and senior high team divisions while BSM shone in the middle and lower schools category.
The DLSZ Team I had 575 while its second team landed second (584) in the senior high followed by Ateneo (577).
In junior high, DLSZ Team I scored 575 followed by Xavier (504) and DLSZ Team II (468).
Lower school division was bannered by BSM with 352 while Ateneo and Xavier School scored 350 and 298, respectively.
BSM also ruled the middle school with 580 followed by teams of Xavier at second (576) and third (366).
Meanwhile, Otake of DLSZ banked on best rounds of 52, 53, 57, and 54 to finish with 216 aggregate in the boys’ category. He was followed by compatriot Jolo Timothy Magcalayo at 214 (52, 53, 55, 54) and Perry Josef Bucay of Xavier with 211 (51, 57,49, 54).
DLSZ’s Angela Magcalayo topped the girls’ side after scoring 194 from rounds of 51, 50, 47, 46. Nikki Laude of BSM came in at second with 106 (20, 33, 30, 23) while Ayeesha Makayla Ong of Brent International School Manila (BISM) had 103 (21, 28, 24, 30) to settle at third.
Zachary Castro of DLSZ seized the lead in the junior high division with his 210 (48, 60, 49, 53) to beat Koreans Rho Hyun Ho of SSIS and Kim Tae Won, who landed at second and third places with 202 (48, 49, 51, 54) and 201 (45, 51, 52, 53), respectively.
Colegio San Agustin’s Anya Cedo wrest control of the girl’s junior high by capping off with 176 (42, 46, 41, 47) followed by Burberry Zhang of Brent (48, 38, 43, 43 – 172) and Jody Cassandra Castillo of Calvert Education (39, 41, 43, 37 – 160).
The middle school was bannered by Shinichi Suzuki of Saint Francis of Assisi College and Celine Abalos of Poveda.
Suzuki scored 200 (52, 48, 51, 49) to subdue BSM’s Armand Copok (45, 54, 47, 53 – 199) and Bhuvas Nagpal (54, 46, 50, 48 – 198).
Abalos, meanwhile, finished with 203 (55, 54, 39, 55) while first runner-up Reese Ng of BSM and second runner-up Venice Tiamsic of Colegio San Agustin carded 192 (51, 50, 40, 51) and 176 (41, 47, 39, 49 ), respectively.
In the lower school, Chan Ahn of Ateneo Cebu powered the boys’ division with 172 (43, 50, 37, 42) followed by Kyle Ng of BSM with 166 (39, 43, 38, 46) and Race Phoenix Manhit of Ateneo de Manila with 164 (45, 44, 38, 37).
Francesca Nicole Gan of Immaculate Concepcion Academy had 190 (49, 45, 46, 50) to rule the girls’ while Elena Katelyn Lanuza of DLSZ and Angelie Nichole Chua of Makati Hope Christian School came in with 144 (32, 34, 35, 43) and 102 (19, 33, 19, 31), respectively.
The top 36 players from the International and Philippine schools of the Interschool Golf Championship will see action in the Director’s Cup for the culminating event.
The two-day event will employ a matchplay format, wherein, the Team International Schools will go against Team Philippine Schools.
Participating golf courses during the Championships were Eagle Ridge, Valley Golf, Club Intramuros Golf Course, Southlinks Golf Club, Riviera Sports and Country Club.
The event was backed by DreamBig Events.