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The first Rising Tigers Magazine’s “Rising Tigers Cup” with Champions

The first Rising Tigers Magazine’s “Rising Tigers Cup” with Champions

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August 7, 2023 and the weather is sunny while the 100 players at Manila Golf and Country Club were beaming with excitement to play at the fairway of the most prestigious, exclusive and full of history golf course in the country.

The organizers; Yupangco Group headed by Robert Laurel Yupangco, Rising Tigers Magazine lead by CMO Andria Terese Nicolas and Embassy of Malaysia’s His Excellency Ambassdor Dato Abdul Malik Melvin Castileno conceptualized the Rising Tigers Cup to launch the enter of Rising Tigers Magazine into sports with the support of the Rising Tigers Magazine Board & Partners; Brian Poe Llamanzares, Atty. Arnel and Sarah Mateo, Engr. Grace and Andrew Troy Nicolas, Ethiopian Business Consul David Ackerman and Micheal Pacquiao.

Powered by Tag Media Group, the mother company of Rising Tigers Magazine Inc, though always confident in executing events, this is the first time that they launched a golf tournament and decided it will be in the most sought after Manila Golf and Country Club to showcase greatness and ultra success, same as the featured leaders in the pages of their magazine.

From tycoons to pro golfers students, the organizers made sure that it’s by invite only. Filtered the players and attendees as much as possible thus asking their companies and designations. There’s 5 students who gets in though; Tiffany Bernardino, Miguel Baretto, Armand Capok who is the son of the Manila Golf member and bagged the Overall Low Gross Champion while De Lasalle University Pro Golf Kristoffer Arevalo bagged the Overall Low Net Champion with HDCP of 6 while Andria Nicolas on the other hand, the Rising Tigers Magazine CMO is on number 15th under Ladies Division, the first time under her belt to join any golf tournament.

Some notable personalities includes The Manila Times Hi Society columnist Becky Garcia, Gerry’s Grill CEO Jerome Ngo, US Embassy Russell Graef, Eventologist Tim Yap, Singtel Country Head Emmanuelle Rayos, Dr. George Sarakinis, Ambassador Vic Garcia and General Alex Capiña among others.

Here are the list of complete winners

Ladies Division
2nd Runner Up: Herrera, Maria Victoria
1st Runner Up: Neri, May
Champion: Carloman, Lea

Men’s Division

Class C
2nd Runner Up: Ting, George
1st Runner Up: Figueroa, Jimbo
Champion: Ver, Raymond

Class B
2nd Runner Up: Garcia, Emilio Jr.
1st Runner Up: Torres, Marino
Champion: Santos, Erwin Rommel

Class A
2nd Runner Up: Carloman, Carlo
1st Runner Up: Co, Edward
Champion: Abara, Ronell

Overall Low Gross Champion: Copok, Armand

Overall Net Champion: Arevalo, Kristoffer

The event became more successful because of the following supporters;

Platinum Sponsors
Philippine Airlines
SPD Jobs
Shawarma Shack

Hole Sponsors
•Noble Homes for Hole #16
•Malaysia Chamber of Commerce & Industry Php 100K for Hole #14
•GetGo for Golf Cart Hole #11
•Zoomanity Group Vacation Package to Japan

Gold Sponsors
Air Asia
Victoria Court
Time Masters Watches
RHK Land Corporation
Shang Properties
Mountain Valley Hot Spring
Mernels for your Cakes

Bronze Sponsors
The Westin Manila
Gorriceta Africa Cauton & Saavedra
Valle De Laguna

Los Baños Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Summit Pointe Golf & Country Club
Joki Productions
Hidden Hills Farm By Josefino

Part of the proceeds for Kiwanis Club of Makati projects for indigent children

Rising Tigers Magazine, the most distributed business and lifestyle magazine in the country and most circulated at National Bookstores and Philippine Airlines Mabuhay Lounge will cover sports starting this August and in print copy starts this September.