Aboitiz Sponsors 10th Philipppine Golf Tour Cebu Leg at Cebu Country Club

By Miong - Sunday, August 08, 2010

The Aboitiz Invitational - Philipppine Golf Tour Cebu Leg is the 10th leg of the Philippine Golf Tour for this year will be a 54-hole championship event happening next week August 9-13, 2010 at the Cebu Country Club, Banilad, Cebu City. The Actual Tournament would start August 11 until 13. The 10th Philipppine Golf Tour Cebu Leg is Open to the Public and letting them experienced walking at the Cebu's famous Cebu Country Club Golf Course.

The Aboitiz Invitational at the Cebu Country Club firing off next week will mark a couple of firsts in the Philippine Golf Tour (PGT)—the entry of a new title sponsor and a new venue for touring pros.

In the Picture: Colo Ventura - General Manager of Pilipinas Golf Tournaments, Inc., Pros in Golf Marvin Dumandan and Tonton Asistio and Sebastian Lacson - Chief Reputation Officer of Aboitiz Equity Ventures
Aboitiz is coming in as title sponsor has committed to infuse P2.5 million into PGT as title sponsor
"We are glad to have one of the country’s top conglomerates, Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc., as one of our major partners for the (PGT),” said Colo Ventosa, Pilipinas Golf Tournaments, Inc. (PGTI) general manager.
“Aboitiz is coming in as title sponsor and the Group has committed to infuse P2.5 million into PGT as title sponsor. Without them, the Cebu leg would have not been possible. We look forward to a long-term partnership with the Aboitiz Group,” she added.

While the Cebu Country Club has hosted some legs of pro tours in the past, it hasn’t staged a tournament for the three-year-old PGT circuit. This gives the country’s top pros a different kind of challenge when they resume their quest for fame and fortune starting Aug. 11.
Pilipinas Golf Tournaments, Inc. (PGTI) has 14 events nationwide
For this year, PGTI has 14 events nationwide, including the Cebu Country Club leg. The PGT was launched in September 2008 with three events at the Valley Golf in Antipolo City, Sherwood Hills in Cavite, and Apo Golf in Davao. In 2009, PGTI took over the management of the PGT to further improve the organization of the pro tour. A total of seven events were held during the year, including two Mercedes Benz tours.
PGTI was established to advance the cause of professional golf in the Philippines.
Founded by Enrique Razon Jr., PGTI was established to advance the cause of professional golf in the Philippines. PGTI supports Filipino golfers through exposures in local, regional and international golf tournaments.
Through the PGT, its flagship tournament circuit, PGTI organizes tournaments held at the country’s top golf courses where golfers could hone their skills, compete with fellow professionals, and earn from the sport. In just over a year, the PGT has become the one of the largest golf circuits in Southeast Asia.
The Aboitiz Invitational - Philipppine Golf Tour Cebu Leg posted in Cebu Events Blog.

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