Pactoleron tops ‘Play with the Masters’

    MANY-time Philippine Masters champion Robert Pactolerin cashed in on his knowledge of the Villamor Golf Club layout, shooting a three-under 69 and beating recent National pro-am winner Rey Pagunsan by three to rule the “Play with the Masters” golf tournament in Pasay recently.

    Tony Arevalo, Leonardo Sanchez and former Philippine Open winner Mario Manubay all carded 73s while Domeng Umadhay made a 76 and Ernie Rellon, Luis Paraiso and Herman Umadhay scored identical 79s in the 18-hole tournament that featured some of the country’s leading seniors and graced by a number of amateurs and golfing ladies from various sectors.

    Danny Fortusa shot an 80, Mario Siodina and Abad Jorge carded identical 81s and Bong Sanchez, Sonny Barbo and Arnaldo Gomez each made an 82 in a rare gathering of players who dominated the local tour during their prime.