Monday, 8 January 2018

⛳ Philippine Amateur Open Championships 2018

The Philippine Amateur Open Championships 2018 was held successfully at the Riviera Golf and Country Club in Silang, Cavite, Philippines from January 4 to 7.

Southeast Asian amateur golfers from Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and host Philippines competed at this 4-day tournament.
Philippines was among the top placers of the tournament while other Southeast Asian golfers got into the top 10 in both men's and women's divisions.
In the men's division, it was South Korea's Joo Hyung Kim who captures the title with a one-over 73 while Luis Miguel Castro of the Philippines finished with a 69 and settled for runner-up with a 286 while another Filipino Weiwei Gao matched par 72 for third at 291 followed by local Ruperto Zaragosa (76-292).

Singapore’s Gregory Foo (71-293), Abdul Hadi, also of Singapore (71-294), Paolo Wong (72-296), and American Chris Yeom (70) and Gen Nagai (74), who tied for eighth at 297, and Carl Corpus (75) and Thailand's Nopparat Panichphon (75), who shared 10th place at 298. 

In the women's side, a strong 1-2-3 finish from South Korea was seen at the competition. Hwang Min-jeong won the title followed by Kim Hee Ji and Lee Jie Hyeon. Coming 4tth place was Philippine's Harmie Nicole Constantine. 

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