131 brothers and guests coming from Ligaya ng Panginoon Community, Brotherhood of Christian Businessmen and Professionals (BCBP), Couples for Christ and Familia competed for the first-ever Catchfire Unity Golf Cup Tournament held at Villamor Air Base Golf Club last November 13.
The shotgun tee-off started at 7am and the tournament ended at 1pm and a short program with lunch started right after the tournament.
Carlo Canicota, Jun Caramat, Paul Price and Benedict Tugonon bagged the Catchfire Unity Golf Cup Team Championship Unity Team category and the brought home the Catchfire Unity Golf Perpetual Cup.
Winning the First Place were Roy Lanuza, Tony Panajon, Randy Ang and Ricky Dagelet and the Second Place went to Abe Avena, Greg Montecarlo, Harry Paltongan and Justin Salimbot.
The champions for the Guest Team category were Anthony Suntay, Eduardo Eseque, Ian Laurel and Albert Bercasio.
Abe Avena pocketed the Individual Lowest Gross while Ray Valencia grabbed the Lowest Net award.
For the Individual category, Jun Caramat emerged as the Class ‘A’ champion. Paolo Santos and Tony Panajon won the First and Second Place, respectively.
Leo Vico nabbed the Class ‘B’ Championship, defeating Jo Bantiling and Albert Bercasio who landed in First and Second Place respectively.
Bombie Cipriano was named Class ‘C’ Champion. Benedick Tugonon won the Second Place and Serge Dela Fuente landed on the Third Place.
For the Ladies’ Individual category, Leny Bantiling reigned supreme and was crowned as the Champion.
For the Fun Hole category, the ‘Nearest the Pin’ award (two feet from the hole) was pocketed by Col. Marvin Bolabola. Abe Avena bagged the ‘Longest Drive’ award (285 yards) while Dennis Marcelo won the ‘Most Accurate Drive’ award (on the line).
A raflle was also held during the awarding ceremony. An LED television set and a refrigerator were among the many prizes that were given away.
The said golf tournament was a fund-raising event for the Catchfire Prayer Rally to be held in the Smart Araneta Coliseum on November 23.
Psalm 133:1 (RSV): Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!