AIDRIC Chan and Paolo Wong lead the field in the 2017 Riviera MVPSF Amateur Championship starting on Thursday, Nov. 16 at the Riviera Golf Club’s Langer course in Cavite.
Chan, coming off a runaway victory in the NGAP Northern Luzon Regional Golf Championship, has been drawn to start with Marc Newman and Don Petil, while Cangolf Amateur Open winner Wong will start at with Matthew Abalos, Luis Castro and Paolo Barro.
Others tipped to contend in the 54-hole championship PLDT Group National Amateur Golf Tour event are Carlo Villaroman, Pierre Ticzon, Carl Corpus, GJ Katigbak, Leandro Bagtas and Riggs Illescas along with Koreans Kim Joo Hyung and Back Seung Hyeon.
Kristine Torralba and Sofia Legaspi banner the ladies division of the event organized and conducted by the National Golf Association of the Philippines are Marianne Bustos, Isabela Miravite, Kayla Nocum and Koreans Jung Yeah Eun, Kim Hui Won and Rho Hyun Ji.
Also on tap are the Mid-Amateur division and the seniors category.
The Championship division will be played on Thursday, Friday and Sunday while the mid-am and seniors classes will be held on Saturday and Sunday.