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Triple J Motors donates 2017 Hyundai Grand Santa Fe as TOC hole in one prize

(Press Release) — Triple J Motors Saipan has announced that it is offering a brand new 2017 Hyundai Grand Santa Fe as a hole-in-one prize at the upcoming 22nd Governor’s Tournament of Champions.

“As we have done for many years, we are excited to again be a part of the Governor’s Tournament of Champions as a gold sponsor,” said Triple J Motors general manager Randy Steele. “The tournament has raised thousands of dollars for important beautification projects and we look forward to another successful weekend of golf.”

“Triple J Motors’ donation of a vehicle known for its visual appeal with its 6-Speed Automatic Transmission and hi-tech capabilities will be a great draw for golfers,” said Ben Babauta, tournament director. “We are extremely thankful for the company’s continued support of the event.”

The 22nd Governor’s Tournament of Champions will be played at the LaoLao Bay Golf and Resort’s East & West Courses on May 27 and 28. The two-day event is bigger and better than ever with exciting hole-in-one prizes and the chance to win thousands of dollars in possible prizes. The TOC tournament fee is $200.

Triple J Motors is offering the 2017 Hyundai Grand Santa Fe as a hole-in-one prize for the upcoming Governor’s Tournament of Champions that will be held on May 27 and 28, 2017. From left, Surina Reyes, Marida Pensader, and Marie Sablan from the TOC committee; Ben Babauta, TOC tournament director and Randy Steele, Triple J Motors general manager.  Contributed photo

Winners in the Men’s Championship, A, B, C, Senior and Super Senior flights will each receive $500 cash, $400 cash, $300 cash, a digital camera, and $100 DFS gift certificate for the first to fifth place, respectively. The Ladies Low Gross winners will receive $500, $400, and $300 cash for first to third place, respectively. The first, second, and third place winners of the Ladies Low Net will each receive a trophy.

There will be hundreds of thousands worth of prizes that will be at stake in the two-day tournament, including hole-in-one prizes that include a brand new 2017 Honda Civic hatchback donated by Joeten Motors, a brand new 2017 Limited Edition 50th Anniversary Toyota Corolla donated by Atkins Kroll Toyota, a $10,000 hole-in-one cash prize donated by Pacifica Insurance, a $5,000 hole-in-one cash prize donated by McDonalds of Saipan, and one year of free golf donated by Saipan Laolao Bay Golf and Resort.

Since its inception, TOC has turned over more than $800,000 to the Saipan Beautification Fund, which has gone directly to improvements like the tree-lined traffic medians that stretch from Garapan to the former Palm Resort Saipan, as well as the revitalization of the Garapan special district. In addition, the Governor’s TOC also contributed funds for the Paseo de Marianas, the lighting of the Saipan Beach Pathway, and the beautification of the Port to Park pathway.

For more information about sponsorship opportunities for the 2017 TOC, contact Ben Babauta at 483-2563. For player information and to download the registration form, visit

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