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DZBB's Trinidad reigns in SMC media golf tourney

Orly Trinidad of radio station DZBB (3rd from left) and SMC Media Affairs Group Head Mary Jane Llanes (left) are joined by the division champs and Class A winners at the annual San Miguel Corporation Media Invitational Golf Tournament. Also in the photo (from left to right) are Rey Langit Jr. (DZRJ), Musong Castillo (Philippine Daily Inquirer), Mary Ann Reyes (The Philippine Star), Waylon Galvez (Manila Bulletin), and Joel Reyes Zobel (DZBB).
By Dugout Philippines

MANILA--DZBB radio broadcaster Orly Trinidad emerged as overall champion at the recent San Miguel Corporation Media Invitational Golf Tournament at the Wack Wack Golf and Country Club in Mandaluyong.

Trinidad’s gross score of 75 turned out to be the best at this year’s edition. Philippine Daily Inquirer’s Musong Castillo and The Philippine Star’s Mary Ann Reyes both ended with a net of 69 but the former’s lower handicap gave him the title for Class A.

Besides finishing second, Reyes also won the Most Accurate Drive award. DZBB’s Joel Reyes Zobel, with a net of 70, placed third in the division.

Father and son Rey Langit and Rey Langit Jr. tied with a net of 70 but the latter’s lower handicap won him first place in Class B. Nilo Paurom of the Philippine Daily Inquirer came in third with a net of 72. Paurom also went home with the Longest Drive award.

Meanwhile, Waylon Galvez of Manila Bulletin clinched the Class C title. Business Mirror’s Al Mendoza and Manila Standard Today’s Jojo Robles both scored a net of 75. But Mendoza, at 35-36, scored better in the last six holes leading the two to finish second and third, respectively.

Cook Magazine’s Dino Datu won the Nearest to the Pin award.

The tourney, organized by San Miguel Corporation, gathered over 50 reporters in the print and broadcast industry.

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