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Dominikus Glenn Yuwono
June 6, 2017 -- Philippine
golfer Carl Jano B. Corpus leads the A Division on the first day of the
Ciputra World Junior Golf Championship 2017 at Damai Indah Golf - PIK
Course, Jakarta, Tuesday (6/6).
with 73 strokes or 1 over. He is overshadowed by five players who are
left behind two strokes only, including two Indonesian golfers, Jonathan
Wijono and Dominikus Glenn Yuwono. They both ties with Ryan Monsalve
(Philippines), Wanipun Meesom-Us (Thailand), and Adam Arif Bin Madzri
weather doesn’t is reduce the spirit of the players to conquer the
course designed by Robert Trend Jones Jr..
conditions this year is more challenging because the rough height is
raised to 50 millimeters so that the level of difficulty is higher. "As
we all know that the green in PIK is not easy to conquer", said Rizal
Arya, the Tournament Director.
Philippines also leads in the B Division of the Son. Jolo Timothy L.
Magcalayo scored 74 strokes or 2 over. While Kentaro Nanayama of
Indonesia take the second position by a single stroke only, with a score
of 75 or 3 over.
In the other
two divisions, the C and D divisions of Boys and Girls are dominated by
golfers from Thailand. Pongsapak Laopakdee, Tunyapat Sukkoed, and
Jakaphat Nilpradab occupy the top three position of Boys C division.
In the Grils’
division, Phannarai Meesom-Us leads with 73 strokes or 1 over. Followed
by another Thailand golfer, Ngamkham who scored 7 more more, ties with
Anne Leqi Fernandez from Singapore. Division C is for 11-12 year age
Thailand golfer, Thanawin Lee, leads the Boys’ Division (age group 10
and under). Although still young, he was able to score 71 strokes or 1
under. Leading way ahead his opponents. The second position is taken by
Jayden Ng Wei Jiat from Malaysia with 77 strokes or 6 over, ties with
two Thailand golfers, Achira Chumchaivate and Poomrapee Kaewpiboon.
The top three
divisions of the Girls’ division are also led by Thailand, who are
Titikarn Thapasit, Chutimon Rujiranan, and Thanana Kotchasanmanee.
won three World Junior Golf Championship titles, which represented by
Joshua Andrew Wirawan in 2012, Jordan Surya Irawan in 2011 and Jovie
Ocvandio Panggabean in 2010. The hoping is that this year will also get
the same achievement.
Wednesday June 7, 2017, the tournament will continue with the Class A,
B, C & D and C & D class divisions entering the second day while the new
A & B division will start the first day.