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Tournament of Champions golf under way

/ 04:53 AM August 28, 2015

LEG WINNERS of the Sta. Lucia Amateur Open Series, bannered by Brian Kim, converge for the final event of the year, the Tournament of Champions, which comes off the wraps at Beverly Place Golf Club in Mexico, Pampanga today.

Kim is the latest addition to the elite open division after his victory in the Davao stop at Rancho Palos Verdes.  He will slug it out with two-time winner Rupert Zaragosa and fellow Korean Parm Min-ung for the overall title.

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The champion would be flying to Hong Kong to participate in the HK Amateur Open that was won in 2007 by Dante Becierra.  Sta. Lucia Land will shoulder all expenses and fees.

Laia Barro and Maricel Kim, teeing off at 7:30 a.m. will battle for the ladies’ Class A plum in the event sponsored by Wilcon Depot, Pomelo Tee, Davies Paints, Mizuno and Kang Ho Bong.

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Jung Kyung-young, Edcel Opulencia, TJ Benitez and Jerico Bajo are in the 7:40 am men’s class A flight while the Class B quartet of Kim Bong-suk. Walter Lacuesta, Riane Cosquejo and Kang Ho Bong will follow next.

The seniors side is expected to be tough with Lee Tong-hwa and Nestor Sevilla in the field although Fernando delos Reyes and Jaime Tan Sr. are out to prove they are no pushovers either.

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