ICTSI SPLENDIDO CLASSIC - Tabuena champions season-opener ahead of Que, Keanu recovers with 69 for T15.
The long-awaited season opener of the PGT - Philippine Golf Tour finally saw the crème de la crème of Philippine PRO golf tee off at the ICTSI SPLENDIDO CLASSIC at Taal, Tagaytay. The famous Greg Norman design-course hosted the event from March 16 to 19, while strong international participation from Japan, South Africa, the Netherlands and Korea enhanced the event.
Miguel Tabuena, the Philippine boy-wonder, championed the event with scores of 70, 69, 65, 71 / 275 or 13-under par, followed by multiple Asian Tour Champion Angelo Que with 68, 70, 67, 71 (276) and 12-under par for the tournament. Philippine stalwart Elmer Salvador carded 69, 69, 71, 71 / 280 for 8-under and 3rd place.
Keanu, competing in the PGT for the first time with his new sponsors www.357BORACAY.com and TITLEIST and FootJoy in addition to his long-time supporter Joey Mendoza and GOLF DEPOT, opened his score-line with a 2-under 70 and demonstrated his ability to score lower. Stepping onto the tee of 15, Jahns was 4-under par on day 1, but lost concentration and collected 2 bogeys on the last 4 holes for his 70 and a T9 after day 1. Jahns' game on day 2 and 3 continued where he had left off and the 19-year old collected a string of 11 bogeys over two days, while 5 birdies could not make up for the deficit.Read more...