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Castro takes SGA September Ace title

FRANK Castro shot a 1-under to win the Saipan Golfers Association’s September Ace of the Month Tournament at the , at the Coral Ocean Point Golf Course on Sept. 24.

A 14-stroke handicap golfer, Castro made an awesome start firing a 40 in the front nine. He lagged by five strokes in the back but still led the round with a 71.

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Frank CastroFrank Castro

April Ace, Nick Sablan who holds a 4-stroke handicap had 38 in both nines to go at par 72 and take the second place.

June Ace Dash Krishnan with 12 handicaps duplicated Castro’s feat but went two strokes behind him in net count to settle for the third place.

January Ace Frances Sablan shot nearest to the pin in Hole No. 3; March Ace, Juan Lizama in Hole No. 7; Edward Manibusan in Hole No. 12 and February Ace, John “Nanni” Cruz in Hole No. 14.

Lizama also hit the longest drive in Hole No. 6 and Rick Kautz in Hole No. 18.

Castro now joins other monthly aces Frances Sablan; Cruz; Lizama; Nick Sablan; May Ace Rep. Larry Deleon Guerrero Krishnan; July Ace, Steve Balakrishna and August Ace Joe Demapan.

SGA is holding its October Ace of the Month Tournament on October 22, 2017, at COP.

The tee time is 9:30 a.m., and the show time is 8:30 a.m.