ANGELO Que is glad to be back on home soil and confident of retaining his Manila Masters title at Eastridge after a ninth-place finish in a Japan Tour event.
“I feel good and in great shape. But I’m just really happy to be home because I’ve been away for three weeks,” said Que, who tied for 48th in the Panasonic Open in Chiba before pocketing around P1.5 million by placing ninth in The Crowns in Nagoya on Sunday.
Now he trains his sights on the Philippine Golf Tour.
He starts the tournament with Mars Pucay and Clyde Mondilla.
Heading the challengers are Miguel Tabuena and Tony Lascuna as they battle for top prize of P650,000
Tabuena, looking for a follow-up to his victory in the kickoff leg at Anvaya Cove, will start with Charles Hong and Ferdie Aunzo.
Lascuna, winner at Luisita, was drawn to play with Marvin Dumandan and Orlan Sumcad, while Guido Van der Valk of the Netherlands has been grouped with Cassius Casas and Jhonnel Ababa.
A host of Koreans are also out to score a breakthrough with Park Min Ung leading their charge along with Seok Jun Min, Kim Chang Yeon, Park Jun Song, Park Chan Jung, Kim Chang Hoi, Charlie Chang, Hwang Kang Youl and Kim In Jae.
Elmer Salvador, Michael Bibat, Jay Bayron Frankie Minoza, Jobim Carlos, Mhark Fernando, Anthony Fernando, Jun Bernis, Joenard Rates, Rufino Bayron and Zanieboy Gialon are also seeing action in the tournament organized by Pilipinas Golf Tournaments, Inc. and backed by Custom Clubmakers, adidas, KZG, Summit Mineral Water, Srixon, Pacsports, TaylorMade, Sharp and Champion.