The Girls Division Competition is Getting Tougher
- Competition on Girls-A Division in Ciputra World Junior Golf
Championship 2017 gets tougher. Indonesian golfer, Patricia Sinolungan,
played better than her friend, Ribka Vania, by reaching the top of the
leaderboard after scoring 71 strokes or 1 under par on a second day
match at Damai Indah Golf - PIK Course on Thursday (8/6). She leads with
a total of 143 strokes or 1 under par.
"When I play I do not think about scores. I try to keep focused on the
swing, "Patricia said after the game.
Patricia was overshadowed by the Thai golfer Taglao Jeeravivitaporn, who
finished second with 3 strokes. Another Thai golfer, Kan Bunnabodee,
came in third with 1 stroke behind.
Inez Beatrice Wanamarta ranks fourth after collecting 76 strokes or 4
above par. Rebekah, who on the first day took the lead with 70 strokes
displaced to fifth position after scoring 80 strokes or 8 above par.
This year there are not many golfers who can play under in this
prestigious junior tournament. Beside Patricia, Thailand golfer from the
Girls B Division, Unayamanee Wongaroon, scored 69 strokes or 3 under
par. She currently leads the girls’ overall overall standings (divisions
A and B) for a total of 142 strokes or two under par.
The result also led her to the top of the leaderboard in Girls-B
Division. If she can maintain her performance in last day's matches,
Unayamanee may has a chance to win.
Miku Abe (Japan) who ranks second left behind by five strokes. Followed
by Pimkwan Chookaew from Thailand who recorded 152 strokes or 8 above
Three golfers from Boya – A Division, Carl Jano B. Corpus (Philippines),
Taiga Semikawa (Japan), and Jonathan Wijono (Indonesia) played par on
the third day. These results still make Carl stay in the top of the
leaderboard with the total of 218 strokes or 2 above par. Taiga followed
with 222 strokes or 6 above par. Jonathan collects 224 strokes or 8
Another Philiphine golfer, Jolo Timothy L. Maggalayo, also stay in top o
f the Boys – B Division leadeboard after scoring 77 strokes or 5 above
par. Competition is very tight in the top three positions. Each one is
just one stroke away. Zubair Bin Mohd Firdaus from Australia followed in
second place, followed by Denwit Boriboonsub from Thailand.
Hunting for the Governor's Cup
In addition to individual numbers, in this tournament is also contested
Jakarta Governor's Cup for the number of Boys and Girls team. The
Philippine teams represented by Carl Jano and Jolo Timothy lead the
Boys’ team with 446 strokes. The second position is taken by the
Japanese team, Taiga and Genki Hosen with 459 strokes. Two Indonesian
teams are ranked next. Indonesia 1, Jonathan Wijono and Jose Emmanuel
Suryadinata and Indonesia 2, Dominikus Glenn Yuwono and Kentaro Nanayama
each collected 461 strokes.
The Girls’ team is currently led by Thailand 2, represented by Kan
Bunnabodee and Unyamanee Wongaroon with 288 strokes, followed by the
Japanese team, Sara Ota and Miku Abe with 297 strokes. The third
position taken by Thailand 1, Taglao Jeeravivitaporn and Thame Mcfadden
with 307 strokes.
The final will be held on Friday (9/6). As in the opening ceremony, the
trophy handover will be enlivened with typical Indonesian dances.
For more information contact Varina Atkinson (0812.9544.2359) / Synthia