8th UMAGA Open Golf set Oct. 14-15

THE ANNUAL University of Mindanao Alumni Golf Association (UMAGA) sets ups its eighth edition this October 14 and 15 at the Davao City Golf Club (Matina).

Some 180 golfers from here and its neighboring cities are expected to see action in the two-day tournament which will follow the Modified Stableford, 18-hole individual competition mode of play.

Categories to be contested are the Class A (0-9 hdcp), B (10-15 hdcp), C (16-21 hdcp),D (22-27 hdcp) and Seniors (ages 65 years-old and up) with trophies and merchandise at stake for the gross and net winners.

Registration fee is pegged at P1,500 inclusive of a mulligan and a signature UMAGA golf shirt. However, if one wishes to play on a second game, he or she will add P1,000.

“Proceeds of the tournament will benefit a particular charitable institution which will be determined by the officers,” said UMAGA president and tournament chairman Ruben Erickson.

Joining Erickson in this year’s group of officers include Joel Detoya (vice president), Roy Geonzon (corporate secretary) and Jason Daquigan (treasurer). Its Board of Directors are Vincenzo Camomot, Edgardo Castillo, Elias Arriba, Macario Gonzaga, Frank Buno, Atty. Robert Recede and Jeffrey Tan.

Registration is now going on at the Davao City Golf Club (Matina) until October 13, 2017.

Tee-off times will be from 5:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at those dates. The awarding ceremonies will be on October 15, 5:30 p.m. at the Davao City Golf Club (Matina) clubhouse.

Backing the event are the University of Mindanao, ACE Specs, The Royal Mandaya Hotel, Motortrade and Davies Paints.

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