TOP Filipino golfers Miguel Tabuena and Angelo Que head the local charge as 11 Koreans and 15 other foreign players look to steal the show in the P3.5 million ICTSI Manila Masters starting on Wednesday at the Eastridge Golf Club in Binangonan, Rizal.
Que looks to retain the title, while Tabuena eyes his second Philippine Golf Tour title of the season.
Tony Lascuna also tries to score a second title this year as Park Jun Hyeok, second to Lascuna at Luisita, heads the Korean contingent.
Others seeing action are Park Min Ung, Park Jun Song, Park Chan Jung, Min Jun Seok, Chang Chang Guo, Hong Soon Hyup, Hwang Soon Hyup, Kim Chang Hoi, Kim Chang Yeon and Kim In Jae.
Sam Ayotte, Daniel Inocencio, Dylan Jackson, John Jackson, Dillon Soldwisch and Chris Oetinger of the US, and Ausies Nelson Turner, Ben Ratcliffe, Nathan Park and Kevin Marques are also vying for honors.
Other Filipinos battling for the top prize of P650,000 in the event organized by Pilipinas Golf Tournaments, Inc. are Jay Bayron, Elmer Salvador, Cassius Casas, Mars Pucay, Mhark Fernando and Clyde Mondilla.
Rookie pros Jobim Carlos and Justin Quiban are also entered in the event backed by Custom Clubmakers, adidas, KZG, Summit Mineral Water, Srixon, Pacsports, TaylorMade, Sharp and Champion.