Lagune pockets Filipino golf title

DUBAI - Rudy Lagune prevailed in the Filipino Golfer in the Middle East Western Union End of Season Yuletide event after completing 18 holes of Sharjah Golf and Shooting Clubs Championship course in an impressive 35 Stableford points.

Laguna’s winning margin was by a single point over Rodger Corpuz, who as a result settled for winning the C Division (21 – 28) on 34 points. The 41-strong field shared 15 prizes on the day as well as Order of Merit prizes shared between the 115 participants throughout the year.

The winners of the other divisions on the day included Alex Tivi, 31 points (division 1–0–12) and Sashi Raghavan, 31 points (division 2 –13–20). Meanwhile, at the presentation all players who returned ‘no scores’ on any of the holes were required to donate Dh5 per no score to the Bantay Bata fund.

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