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Santos shoots 67 to lead Filtaga May Ace tournament

AFTER losing last month’s title to Ruben Avendano by one stroke, Ronnie Santos came back big time on Sunday to take the Filtaga May Ace title during the group’s monthly tournament at the Kingfisher Golf Links.

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Ronnie Santos, right, poses with Raffy Piamonte, Ruben Avendano and Paul Bea during a previous Filtaga Golfers Association ace round.  Photo by Emmanuel T. Erediano

Santos’ birdie putts in the front nine handed him a 67 to lead the ace round, beating senior golfers, William Retardo, Lito Mendoza and Dan Ganacias by five strokes.

Retardo, Mendoza and Ganacias were tied at 72.

In the April Ace tour held at the Coral Ocean Point Golf Resort, Santos shot a 73, losing the title to Ruben Avendano.

Also making an appearance for the ace round on Sunday were Freddie Cataluna who shot a 74; Avendano, 76; Mike Cruz, 80; Paul Bea, 81; Ely Buenaventura, 83; Jess Yumul and Ernie Lopez tied at 86; Raffy Piamonte, 87 and Ed Varias, 99.

Santos also shot closest to the pin in Hole Nos. 8 and 15; Avendano in Hole No. 6 and Ganacias in Hole No. 12.