By Adrian Flores
The Philippine organizers of the World Amateur Golf Championship (WAGC) will hold its last qualifying tournament at the Splendido Taal Golf Club in Tagaytay on October 11.
WAGC is the world’s largest amateur golf championship with national championships in over 40 countries aimed at giving amateurs the thrill and prestige of representing their own country in a global competition of similar skill level,
For the Splendido leg, the tournament fee is P3,700 and that would cover the green fee, golf cart (sharing), snacks, lunch and an entry to the raffle during the awards ceremony.
G&W Clubshares president and CEO Sarah Medina said only the first 144 registrants would be accommodated while the others would be put on the priority list.
The champions and runners up at Splendido will join the other winners of the earlier qualifying tournaments held at various golf courses in Batangas, Manila and in provinces such as Baguio, Cebu and Davao and participate in the National Finals slated on October 18 at Tagaytay Midlands to determine who will compete in the 2022 WAGC World Final in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from November 12 to 19.
Aside from the WAGC, there will also be a WAGI (World Amateur Golfers Invitational) that caters to business executives, celebrities, VIP clients, sponsors, national organizers and golf enthusiasts.