Del Monte, Tagaytay, Bacolod bag PAL division titles

DAVAO CITY – Del Monte, Tagaytay Highlands and Bacolod captured division titles Saturday at the close of the 13th Philippine Airlines Interclub golf team championships at the Rancho Palos Verdes Golf and Country Club.

Del Monte leaned on Martina Minoza’s 52 points and Rhea Langgamin’s 51 to win the Founders division with 554 points. Kiara Therese Montebon was the third scorer with 45 points.

Lady Eagles Australian 1 finished second with 541 points behind Kelsey Benett’s 55 points while Negros Occidental settled for third with 507.

In the Sportswriters division, Tagaytay Highlands drew 53 points from Sophia Blanco to beat Camp Aguinaldo by 15 points.

Tagaytay closed out with 123 for 460 points while Aguinaldo, anchored by Mabel Salivio’s 47, submitted 111 for 445.

Pueblo de Oro drew 49 points from Alethea Paige Gaccion to settle for third place with 433.

In the tight battle for the Friendship crown, Bacolod edged host Rancho Palos Verdes, 362-361, behind a strong finish of 99 points.

Jocel Pagunsan led Bacolod with 41 points while Mi Sun Jo led the host club with 36 points.

Apo Golf settled for third place with 326 points.

Pradera Verde captured the championship division, beating Manila Southwoods by 13 points.

Major sponsors for the 13th PAL Ladies Interclub include Airbus, Bombardier, People Asia, UM Broadcasting Network and Primax Broadcasting Network.

Other sponsors are TFC, Mastercard, Resorts World, SEDA Hotel, SM Supermalls and Banco de Oro. Donors are Asia Brewery and Philippine National Bank.

The final results:

FOUNDERS – Del Monte 554 (136-138-132-148), Lady Eagles Australian 1 541 (116-158-121-146), Negros Occidental 507 (124-130-126-127), Alabang 501 (121-136-116-128), Orchard 452 (117-117115-103), Wack Wack 445 (119-105-114-107)

SPORTSWRITERS – Tagaytay Highlands 460 (106-120-111-123), Camp Aguinaldo 445 (109-118-107-111), Pueblo de Oro 433 (121-99-98-115), Manila Golf 403 (89-111-95-108), Rancho Palos Verdes 1 400 (109-103-92-96), Lady Eagles Australian 2 399 (101-99-98-101), Camp John Hay 398 (89-96-104-109), Eagle Ridge 379 (95-88-106-90), Fairways and Bluewater 349 (89-88-86-86), Alta Vista 335 (84-8471-96), Iloilo 278 (72-68-63-75)

FRIENDSHIP – Bacolod 362 (82-84-97-99), Rancho Palos Verdes 2 361 (94-98-83-86), Apo 326 (81-87-81-77), Alabang 2 321 (77-84-81-79), Orchard 258 (95-84-38-41), Victorias 251 (61-75-55-60)