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Cataluna takes Filtaga July Ace title

WILLIAM Retardo shot a 2-under while Freddie Cataluna went at par to lead the Filtaga Golfers’ Association’s July Ace of the Month title during monthly tournament at the Kingfisher Golf Links on Sunday.

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Freddie Cataluna tees off during a match play at the LaoLao Bay Golf & Resort.  Photo by Emmanuel T. Erediano

Since Retardo already has the June Ace title on his belt, Cataluna who shot a 72 had the July Ace slot.

Retardo had perfect tour in the front nine shooting at par 36 and despite his series of bogey shots, he kept the top spot finishing with a 70.

Cataluna birdied in Hole No. 3 but three-putted in other holes to settle with a 72.

Also making it to the top five were Ed Varias who shot a 73; Paul Kaipat, 74 and Ely Buenventura, 77.

Retardo also shot nearest to the flag in Hole Nos. 6 and 8 while Cataluna and Varias took Hole Nos. 12 and 15.

The other Filtaga golfers who completed the tour were Ruben Avendano who shot a 79; Ronnie Santos, 80; Ernie Lopez, 82; Raffy Piamonte, 85; Thompson Palik, 87; Paul Bea, 89 and Mike Cruz, 91.