BAGUIO CITY, Philippines - Leandro Bagtas, the youngest son of a decorated touring pro, scored a runaway victory in boys Class E in the same easy way veteran internationalists Kristoffer Arevalo and Arnie Taguines topped their respective age-groups in ICTSI Jungolf Summer Circuit's opening leg at the Baguio Country Club.
Bagtas, trying to follow the footsteps of his father Eddie who was once one of the biggest names in the local pro scene, roared to a 48-stroke win in the 7-8 years age bracket with rounds of 75 and 83.
Arevalo, playing in boys Class C (11-12), routed the field by 65 strokes while Taguines ended up 61 ahead of the second best player in the girls Class E division in the tourney kicking off the 10-leg summer tour organized by the Junior Golf Foundation of the Philippines.
Aside from ICTSI, the other sponsors of the summer circuit are Pancake House, Teriyaki Boy, Sizzlin' Pepper, PAL, Duty Free Philippines, McDonald's, Golf Depot, Pioneer Insurance, PacSports, Julies Bakeshop, Inquirer Golf and B Hotel.
The other winners are Shen Chang-yo and Anne Sabater in Class A, Gabriel Joseph Aoyong in Class B, Ashia Nocum in girls Class C, Josh Jorge in boys Class D, and Aenaes Posadas in boys Class F.
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