Garcia wins CCC monthly medal

ONE of Cebu Country Club’s (CCC) ace shotmakers, Bayani Garcia, flexed his muscles in the club’s Monthly Medal Tournament for February, days before the PAL Interclub.

Garcia shot a one-over-par 73 and snatched the overall lowest gross award in the monthly golf tilt at the CCC’s layout in Banilad, Cebu City last Saturday.

Garcia, a regular fixture at the PAL Interclub, flashed a 36-37 card for a 73 and beat Peter Tyler Po in a countback for the overall lowest gross title.

Garcia will be at the PAL Interclub in Bacolod on March 5 to 11 with teammates Po, Marko Sarmiento, Gio Gandionco, Eric Deen, Harvey Sytiongsa, Marc Gonzalez, Mark Dy, Martin Mendoza, Jufil Sato and alternate Jj Alvarez.

Gandionco, a 10-handicapper, conquered the Class A division with a net 65, beating Kim Jae Eun by two points. Nino Bascon scored 68 for third place.

Ricky Brown scored 67 and beat Jonji Chiongbian in a countback for the Class B crown. Yoshiro Tareda scored 70 for third place.

Joji Tatara, meanwhile, ruled Class C after scoring 65. Antonio Sikimhua had 67 and outlasted Gerry Gollon in a countback for second place.

Danilo Lua dominated Class D with 66. Naotsugu Isobe and Patricio Go both scored 75 for second and third places, respectively.

In the seniors’ division, Robin Craze scored 67, beating Mariano Martinez in a countback for the title. Steve Thompson was third with 71.

In the ladies division, Crystal Faith Neri scored 71 and beat Oh Soo Jin by two points. (RSC)