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With another 64, Juvic leads team to victory

By: - Reporter / @MusongINQ
/ 04:10 AM June 26, 2022

On target for the second straight day, Juvic Pagunsan rattled off an eagle and seven birdies in shooting an eight-under-par 64 at the Legends course that widened his individual lead while leading his team to the title on Saturday, in the Manila Southwoods Pro-Am in Carmona, Cavite.

Counting a 64 in the opening round on Friday at the Masters, Pagunsan will take a 128 aggregate into the final round where the pros tackle the more difficult of the two Jack Nicklaus-created gems, holding a seven-shot lead over amateur Carl Corpuz and eight ahead of Justin Quiban. Corpuz, the Southwoods team mainstay, is playing the same conditions as the pros and fired a 65, while Quiban assembled a 67.

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Pagunsan had an eagle for the second consecutive round, this time canning a chip from just off of the par-5 eighth green for a 32-32 effort that boosted his team made up of outgoing Senate president Tito Sotto, brother Maru and Bing Lapus to another 61 and a four-stroke win over the Jonel Ababa-led squad.

Ababa returned a 70 to be 10 shots behind in the pro event, but it still helped his team made up of Jude Eustaquio, Jet Mathay and Miguel Ochoa to another 63 for second place.

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Checking in third was the team made up of Fidel Conception and amateurs Aidric Chan, Corpuz and Coby Rolida, which closed out with a 62 for 128.A total of P1 million will be up for grabs in the pro event, which Corpuz, being an amateur, will not be entitled to. INQ

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