Philippine golf legend Frankie Miñoza, after co-leading the ICTSI RIVIERA CLASSIC of the Philippine PRO Golf Tour at the half-way mark, was unable to fend off the charge of last year's winner Elmer Salvador, who took the 2015 trophy with a 72, 67, 66 and 71 for a tournament total of 276. Salvador's repeat win cashed him P270,000 of the ICTSI P1,5 million event.
Salvador's official world ranking is 770th.Salvador was also able to parry a late charge of Philippine boy-wonder Miguel Tabuena (73, 71, 68, 66), who fired a 66 on day 4 to tie for second at 278, together with Rufino Bayron (71, 71, 69, 67) and Tony Lascuna (69, 74, 67, 68).
Keanu, who was in group led by 2014 ICTSI Orchard leg winner Rufino Bayron at the half-way mark, which also included Zanieboy Gialon, Dutch Guido van der Valk, Benjie Magada at even-par 142, collected a double bogey-spiked 80 on day 3 and concluded the tournament at T18 (72, 70, 80, 71 / 293).
Tony Lascuña, the 2014 Order of Merit winner of the Philippine PRO Golf Tour collected a double-par 8 on hole 11 on day 2, but Lascuña, but the routinier came back strong with a 67 and 68 on days 3 and 4 to secure a T2.
The PGT now travels to Davao to stage back-to-back events at Palos Verde GC and Apo GC.
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