Senate cites Philippines Junior Golf Team for the win in the Veritas World Junior Golf Championships ‘14 PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 13 September 2014 00:00

(Here’s good sport news from former DZT topnotch reporter and multi-awardee awardee journalist Armand Nocum about the latest honor her second daughter, young golfer Ashia Nocum, received from the Senate together with her co-golf players.)

We thank the Philippine Senate for giving due recognition to the Philippine Junior Golf Team that bagged most of the major awards in the prestigious Veritas World Junior Golf Championships held in various golf  courses in Los Angeles, California in July and where our daughter Ashia Marie Nocum emerged 1st runner-up in her 13 years old age division.

We would specifically like to express our gratitude to Senator Manuel "Lito" M. Lapid for filing Philippine Senate Resolution No. 843 congratulating and paying "tribute to the outstanding Filipino athletes for their astonishing feats" that "made our country proud" because they have "shown the world the country's prospects for excellence and international dominance in the sport of golf.”

"Whereas, this outstanding performance by our Filipino junior golfers deserve to be commended for the honor and recognition they have brought to our country," read part of the resolution Senator Lapid filed last August 14.

This Senate recognition is the second one for our children with elder sister Arizza also being honored through Senate Resolution No. 590 for winning the prestigious 2011 Zonta International’s Young Women for Public Affairs Award for her works at our Kris Peace Library non-government organization. Arizza also received a US$4,000 grant from Zonta International which she donated to Kris Library.

The Senate recognized her for making the country proud by showing the world “the spirit of Filipino excellence.”

We also congratulate the parents for their extreme sacrifices (my wife Ann among them), the sponsors of the players and their coaches and pros; and our relatives and friends abroad who provided all kinds of assistance needed by the players.
Thank you all and God Bless Dear Motherland the Philippines!!!

1 Peter 4:10 “As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace.”

By: Dante Corteza