Zaragosa, Go snatch MVP golf top seeding
RUPERT Zaragosa carded a four-under 68 yesterday to earn top seeding and the lightest possible first-round assignment in the first MVP Sports Foundation Visayas Regional Match Play championship at Cebu Country Club.
The incoming foreign studies junior at Lyceum tallied a level 144 for the 36-hole classification and drew 32nd-ranked Victor Advincula in the opening round of the knockout stages starting today.
Lois Kaye Go, a club player who is one of the country’s most promising junior talents, fired a 76 for 151 to top women’s play and earn a clash with 16th-seeded Renafe Arnado.
Rolando Pila finished second in men’s play after another 73 and will clash with No. 31 Jefferson Rivera. Rivera shot at 97 for 192.
Mark Dy, who set the first-round pace with a 72 on Monday, shot a 75 and settled for No. 3, drawing No. 30 Sir Cross Abarintos, who shot a 96 for 186.
Zaragosa had three birdies in his first seven holes for 33-35, the tournament-best round. Musong R. Castillo