Rep. Robert Ace Barbers (2nd Dist. Surigao del Norte) will lead the ceremonial tee-off of the 5th Plaridel Golf Cup on Oct. 4, at the Camp Aguinaldo Golf Course in Quezon City.
Also invited to the ceremonial tee-off is Rep. Juan Fidel Felipe Nograles (2nd Dist. Rizal). Tee-off time is 7 a.m.
The Plaridel Golf Cup is the annual sports project of the Association of Philippine Journalists—Samahang Plaridel Foundation, Inc., the professional group of veteran journalists, publishers, editors-in-chief and communicators that promotes high ethical standards among local media, according to the high professional standards of Marcelo H. del Pilar.
The association is led by Chairman Crispulo “Jun” Icban (publisher-Manila Bulletin) and President Rolando G. Estabillo (publisher-Manila Standard).
This year’s principal sponsor is First Orient International Ventures Corporation.
The 18-hole tournament seeks to foster camaraderie among golfing mediamen and their friends. It also aims to raise funds for Samahang Plaridel projects.
Other corporate sponsors are Cebu Pacific Air, Sogo Hotel, Ayala Land, Steel Asia, Globe, PAGCOR, Reyes Haircutters, ABS-CBN, GMA7, Doña Maria, Manila Water, City of Dreams, Sen. Cynthia Villar and Asia Brewery. Media partners are Manila Times and Manila Standard.
There will be two divisions, media and guests.
Golfers from corporate sponsors and other companies are welcome to join the tournament.
Registration is still ongoing. Interested golfers may contact Samahang Plaridel through Nelly Lumbaca at mobile no. 0920-9286498 or email her at email@example.com.