Rupert Zaragosa, Jonas Magcalayo head Philippine bid

MANILA, Philippines — Rupert Zaragosa and Jonas Magcalayo will banner the Philippines’ campaign in the 17th World University Golf Championships which starts tomorrow at the Pradera Golf and Country Club in Lubao, Pampanga.


Lanz Uy will complete the host’s three-player team in the men’s division while Annika Guangko and Denize Pineda will lead the country’s title drive in the women’s category of the four-day event organized by the Federation of School Sports Association of the Philippines (FESSAP) in cooperation with the Municipality of Lubao.


Philippine Sports commissioner Ramon Fernandez will represent President Duterte during today’s opening ceremony at 4 p.m.


Others gracing the opener are WUGC OC chief executive officer Mike Singgaran, FESSAP chairman Alvin Tai Lian, FESSAP president Baldomero Estenzo, Philippine team head of delegation Angel Ngu and FESSAP executive Danilo Madlansacay.