Fabian, Elumba, Chiong, Ocampo win in Adamson U golf tourney PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 18 June 2012 14:02

District 2 Congressman Erbie A. Fabian, Dr. Oscar Ocampo, businessman Benjie Chiong and Eldon Elumba won in last Saturday’s Adamson University Alumni Open Tournament as they dominated against the other participating golfers in their respective divisions.

Fabian finished with 66 under six par as he dominated and won the championship trophy in the Class C division.
Jovy Mendoza, who landed first runner up, tailed Fabian in the Class C division with 67 under six par while the second runner up was Arnulfo Sereño with 69 under three.

Fabian had earlier joined Adamson University president Fr. Gregorio Bañaga, Zamboanga Golf and Country Club president Atty. Jun Esguerra, Adamson University Alumni president for Zamboanga Peninsula Engr. Faizal Hasiman, Adamson University Alumni organizing director for Zamboanga Peninsula Engr. Bong Nuño, and Adamson University Alumni national president Engr. Manny Wong in the ceremonial tee-off.

Ocampo garnered 67 under five par as he captured the championship trophy in the Seniors division.

Following Ocampo in the Seniors division as the first runner up was Architect Ben Gonzales, who finished with 69 under three and second runner up was Rudy “Mr. Cool” Maadil with 73 over 1.

Chiong brought home the championship trophy as he dominated and won in the Class B division with 71 below one par.

Joseph Ruiz and Romy Urian landed first runner and second runner in the Class B division with score of 73 over one and 74 over 2, respectively.

Elumba, who is being coached by his father, Judge Eric Elumba, won the championship trophy as he bested the other competing golfers in the Class A division.

The younger Elumba finished the tournament with 69 under three par in the Class A division competition.

He was tailed by Bobby Arcillas and Tony Kong as the first runner up and second runner up with 72 even and 71 over 1, respectively.

Aside from trophies, the winners and non-winner golfers receive giveaways during the raffle during the awarding ceremony, which was held at the Zamboanga Golf and Country Club driving range.

Hasiman, the tournament host being Adamson University Alumni president for Zamboanga Peninsula, said the hosting of the tournament is one way the university reaches out to the community.

Hasiman said it is also aimed to establish and strengthen camaraderie between Adamson alumni and those who are from and have graduated from other prestigious education institutions in the country.

Some 40 golfers who are members of the Sunday Club, Zamboanga Gold and Country Club, Seniors Club and Royal Golf Club have participated in last Saturday’s tournament. – Bong Garcia, Jr.