Around 86 teams composed of close to 400 players will vie for titles when action kicks off in the 2nd Cordillera Golfers Foundation Inc. Tournament in three major courses in Baguio City on April 4 to 6. Some top amateur golfers
from the Cordillera and the rest of the country who will compose the three teams in the Championship flight will see
action at Camp John Hay Golf Club, Pinewoods Golf & Country Club, and Baguio Country Club. Around 53 teams were bracketed in the regular division of the tournament for-a-cause backed by San Miguel Corporation and Cebu Blue Bloods, according to the tournament’s executive committee.

The regular division will have class A, B, and C champions and runners-up while the seniors division with 22 teams will have class A and B. The friendship division with seven teams will be battle for players without registered
handicaps. A cash worth P50,000, an electric bike, a Yamaha golf cart and another golf cart from Club Car are at stake for players who will nail a hole-in-one in designated holes in the three playing venues. The tournament will also adopt the Stableford/PAL scoring system, where players have to pick up their ball after bogey.

Baguio golfing prides, Danny Zarate and Mars Pucay, who made their names in the national and Asian Tours will
grace the ceremonial tee off at Hole 15 of CJHGC on April 3 along with Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong and some CGFI incorporators. The 2nd edition of the CGFI Golf Tournament got major support following its successful
conduct of an outreach mission in six provinces and two cities in the Cordillera from the proceeds of its maiden
tournament. the CGFI has allocated P2.4 million from the proceeds of its maiden tournament in Baguio in May 2023, of which, the amount was equally divided by the eight SDOs in the provinces of Apayao, Abra, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga, and Mountain Province, including the cities of Baguio and Tabuk.

CGFI Press Release

Amianan Balita Ngayon