Mendoza is Filtaga’s November Ace

LITO Mendoza shot a 77 to grab the Filtaga Golfers Association’s November Ace of the Month title as two aces shot the lowest net during the monthly ace round on Nov. 27 at the Kingfisher Golf Links.

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Lito Mendoza

An 11-stroke handicap bearer, Mendoza was just one stroke behind June Ace William Retardo and April Ace Ruben Avendano who were tied at 76.

One stroke behind Mendoza was October Ace Ed Varias who shot a 78 to take the second place while July Ace Freddie Cataluna and May Ace Ronnie Santos were tied at 79 for the third place.

These leave Mike Cruz, Tony Cabrera and Paul Bea vying for December Ace title as the Filtaga 2018 Ace of Aces tournament comes closer.

Also making it in the ace round were Mike Cruz who shot an 82; January Ace Jess Yumul and February Ace Dan Ganacias who were tied at 83; Tony Cabrera, 86; August Ace Tom Palikkun and September Ace Ernie Lopez tied at 87 and Paul Bea 89.

Meanwhile, the Filtaga golfers have notched up for the next season trimming down their handicaps for more competitive tournaments ahead.

Retardo now holds a 3-stroke handicap; Cataluna, 4; Thompson, 5; Ganacias, 10; Mendoza, 11; Santos, 12; Avendano and Cabrera, 18; Cruz, 19; Yumul, 20; Varias and Lopez, 21 and Bea, 25.