Del Monte snaps 4-yr reign of SouthwoodsCebu Daily News
DEL Monte Golf Club ended the four-year reign of the Manila Southwoods as it posted a whopping 29-point win in the Champion Infinity 20th Luzvimin Golf Invitational at the Pueblo de Oro Golf and Country Club in Cagayan de Oro City last Friday.
Lovelynn Guioguio matched par 72 worth 54 Molave points, while Pamela Mariano, Apple Jean Fudolin, Eva Miñoza and Sofia Chabon backed her up with 52, 50, 48 and 46, respectively, as Del Monte assembled a 250 for a 54-hole haul of 764 to outclass the field in the premier Diamond division.
The club was 29 points ahead of Southwoods, which dominated the last four editions of the annual event organized by Women’s Golf Association of the Philippines.
The other members of the Del Monte team were Kristine Leonen and Rainstar Roque.
The Southwoods ladies, with Sunshine Baraquiel firing 55 points and Lora Roberto adding a 54, made a 245 and settled for runner-up honors with a 735 while Sta. Elena, led by Carina Ricamonte’s 50 and Rio Co’s 49 points, placed third with a 615 after a 218.
Other scorers for the former champions in the seven-to-play, five-to-count format event were Annika Cedo (50), Christine Naidoo and Marie Claire Ong, who both had 43 points. Beachie Abiera and Deanna Samaniego didn’t count with 42 and 38, respectively. /Correspondent Jonas Panerio