Close  

Mondilla fancied in Pueblo de Oro

05:03 AM September 10, 2019

Reigning Philippine Open champion Clyde Mondilla hopes to put up a strong showing coming off a long rest, targeting no less than a top finish in the ICTSI Pueblo de Oro Championship unfolding Wednesday in Cagayan de Oro City.

The 2017 PGT Order of Merit winner marked his 2019 start with that surprise victory in the country’s Open championship at The Country Club last April but withdrew from other events to take a much needed break. He returned from a two-month layoff and tied for 12th in Bacolod and after missing a couple more tournaments, turned in a third-place effort at Riviera last month but skipped the Aboitiz Invitational of the PGT Asia last week.

ADVERTISEMENT

But with the PGT resuming with four tournaments in Mindanao, the Del Monte ace finds it fitting to sort of re-launch his campaign at his turf with this week’s P2.5 million event also serving as part of his buildup for the Del Monte Championship on Sept. 18-21 where he hopes to dominate on a course he calls home.

“I just took a long rest, no injuries whatsoever, so I hope to play good this week,” said Mondilla.

Davao will host the next stop on Oct. 2-5 for the Apo Golf Invitational before the Mindanao swing winds up at the South Pacific Golf and Leisure Estates, also in Davao.

Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Clyde Mondilla, Golf, ICTSI Pueblo de Oro Championship
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2019 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.