CANLUBANG FIELDS A FORMIDABLE quartet in an attempt to solidify its status as the country?s undisputed power in team play in the Junior Golf Foundation of the Philippines Interclub Championship starting tomorrow at the Mt. Malarayat Golf and Country Club in Lipa, Batangas.
Representing Canlubang in Division 1 are Miguel Tabuena, Jobim Carlos, Rupert Zaragosa and Gio Gandionco, a quartet tagged as the team to beat in the four-to-play, three-to-count tournament.
A hundred and seventy players have signed up for the Interclub that features team and individual participants from Aguinaldo, Alabang, Philippine Navy, Valley, Orchard, Forest Hills, Riviera, The Country Club, Summit Point, Manila Southwoods, Malarayat, Fernando Airbase, Mactan and Tat Filipinas.
Twenty Korean juniors are providing the foreign challenge to the tournament also backed by Philippine Airlines, McDonald?s, Smart, Golf Depot, Dynamic Sports and Leisure Corp. and Pioneer Insurance.
The main backers of the program: Ricky Razon of ICTSI, Jimmy Bautista of Philippine Airlines, Martin Lorenzo of Pancake Group and Ogie Manalo of the Federation of Philippine Golf Clubs, Inc. have been invited to grace the opening ceremonies.
While the main focus is the battle for the three division titles, there is also much excitement in the individual battles in all age-groups where the cream of the present crop of junior players will pit their skills against foreign challengers.
Division I features players in Classes A and B, Division 2 is for C and D and Division 3 is for E and F.