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Kamikaze, Tenorio top Korean Golf Classics

JOE Kamikaze Camacho and Edward Tenorio led the Korean Community of Saipan Golf Classics at the LaoLao Bay Golf & Resort’s east course on Saturday.

Close to 200 golfers from various local golf organizations joined the event.

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From left to right, are lowest gross and grand prize winner, Joe Kamikaze Camacho, double Peoria second place winner, Dong Young Edward Lee, first place winner, Edward Tenorio and Korean Association of Saipan President Neung Sik Chang during the awards banquet at the Saipan World Resort Jungle Stage on Saturday.
Female Korean golfers pose for photo after completing a hole.  Photos by Emmanuel T. Erediano

On behalf of the Korean Community of Saipan, its president Neung Sik Chang would like to thank everybody for their support in the event. He said they appreciate their participation.

He noted the full support of different local golf associations that contributed to the success of the golf event.

Kamikaze would have shot 6-under if not to a three-putt in Hole No. 1 and bogey shots in Hole Nos. 11 and 13. He shot birdies in Hole Nos. 2, 6, 8, 15, 15 and 18.

The CNMI’s top golfer finished with 3-under to win the lowest gross tour and brought home the grand prize.

Tenorio improved from a 41 in the front nine to a 39 in the back to gross 80 and earn 12 handicaps for a 4-under to top the double Peoria tour. He birdied in Hole Nos. 12 and 15.

Kim Young Cheon hit a 25 handicap and took the second place with a 68.80 and Dong Young “Edward” Lee settled for the second place with a 69.20. He had four birdies to gross 74, and earned 4.80 handicaps.

Also making it to the Top 6 were Jung Moon Park who and Amigos Golf Club Saipan President Edward Manglona who were tied at 69.40 and Refaluwasch Golf Association’s Ben Pelisamen who shot a 69.60.

Also receiving awards were Jang Eun Ae who placed 13th with 70.60; Thompson Palik, 23rd with 71.80; Christopher Leon Guerrero, 33rd with a 72.40; Hong Jin Kyu, 43rd with a 73; Jung Heain Soo, 53rd with a 73.60; Won Jong Wan 63rd with a 74.60 and Cha Jae Yoon, 73rd with a 74.80.