San Miguel Corp., one of the country’s largest and most diversified conglomerates, and top telecommunication service provider Converge, join the growing roster of firms supporting the National Press Club (NPC) 70th anniversary golf tournament, which gets going Friday (Nov. 25) at Wack Wack’s West course.
Also throwing their full backing to the 18-hole fun tournament are APEX Mining Company President and CEO Louie Sarmiento, the PBA (Philippine Basketball Association), the PSC (Philippine Sports Commission), PCHLC 1st vice president Jay Pena Son, Sammay Yuquico of K-Plast, Pasay City Host Lions Club president Frederick Cabalbag, township developer Megaworld and long-time golf patron International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI).
The event, with a shotgun tee-start at 7 a.m., serves as highlight to NPC’s milestone anniversary celebrations. It is also aimed at raising funds for the country’s top media organization’s projects and programs, including scholarship grants for deserving children of NPC members.
Early supporters of the event are DSWD Secretary Erwin Tulfo, National Irrigation Authority Administrator Benny Antiporda, Negros Occidental Rep. Arnie Teves, Davao City Rep. Paolo Duterte, 1PACMAN Party List Rep. Mikee Romero, Benguet Rep. Eric Yap, Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA), Atty. Dhalia Salamat and RICH Corp.
Players and representatives from private and government sectors, the big business and the media will make up the cast. Play will be under the Stableford scoring system with the top two players in Classes A, B and C to receive trophies and prizes.
For details, contact Ms. Mae Briones, NPC Secretariat, at 09274759116.
The organizing NPC, made up of journalists and photo-journalists from various media platforms such as print, TV and radio, will cover the green fees, food and drinks with big prizes to be raffled off during awards rites.