APO leads by 12 at Fil-Am tilt

Demetrio Saclot reacts early as he awaits his birdie putt to drop on the 9th green of the Baguio Country Club.

BAGUIO CITY – After two difficult days at the short but tricky Baguio Country Club course, Alpha Phi Omega Golfers assembled a 181 to build a 12-point lead over Srixon-IMG in the Am-Championship Division Seniors play of the 72nd Fil-Am Men’s Invitational here.

The APO’s Team Alpha opened with an 85 Sunday as Demy Saclot scored 28, Raul Lambino 22, Querubin Alcantara 18 and Antonio Florida 17.

They were more explosive Monday, Nov. 28, as Saclot led a balanced scoring attack with 30 and was backed by Reynaldo Talatala’s 24, Alcantar’s 23 and Lambino’s 19.

Srixon-IMG occupied the next spot with 169.

Bernard Chang, August Cruz and Francis Telan each shot a 22 and Efren Leonardo added 19 for an 85.

They slowed down with 84 on Telan’s 24, Cruz’s 21, Leonard’s 20 and Chang’ s 19.

Defending champion Manila Southwoods is at third place with 167 (87-80), followed by Dugong Bughaw 166 (80-86) and former champ Megafiber 164 (88-76).

The Fil-Championship Division is still ongoing at press time.

Credit belongs to : www.mb.com.ph

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