Musong Castillo of the Philippine Each day Inquirer shot a two-under-par 70 underneath the System 36 scoring format to seize the general title within the ninth Philippine Sportswriters Affiliation (PSA) Cup on the Manila Southwoods Golf and Nation Membership final Friday.
The assistant sports activities editor of PDI, Castillo banked on a key birdie on the signature, water-laced par-3 No. 16 of the Legends course off a stable pitching wedge to 9 toes and foil two others for the general championship within the revival of the annual event hosted for the second straight time by Manila Southwoods.
The battle for the general title headed to a wild end after Castillo, Jong Arcano and Dr. Ian Laurel have been engaged on one-under playing cards heading to the closing holes.
Arcano of Inquirer Golf went on to clinch the Class A crown with a 71 whereas Jun Engracia edged Dodo Catacutan of spin.ph for second by way of countback after each gamers matched par 72s.
In Class B, PSA president and Philippine Star sports activities editor Nelson Beltran emerged champion with an 81.
Dr. Laurel additionally carded a 71 to rule the sponsors and buddies division with Coco Torre, the sec-gen of the PFF, nipping PFF president Nonong Araneta for second after each posted 73s. Each day Tribune golf editor Marc Reyes positioned second in Class B with an 83, besting Aldrin Quinto of spin.ph by way of countback within the event backed by ICTSI, San Miguel Corp., Jeff Cheng, the Philippine Soccer Federation, Philippine Airways, Rain or Shine, NorthPort, the Philippine Basketball Affiliation, the Premier Volleyball League, Sen. Chiz Escudero, Milo Greatest Middle, Akari, Shakey’s, Batangas Rep. Eric Buhain and MacBeth.