KUWAIT CITY, July 1: The Filipino Golfers Association in Kuwait (FGA-K) held a golf tournament in commemoration of the 121st Philippine Independence Day at the Sahara Kuwait Golf Club.
Braving the heat, Filipino golfers who participated in the event started as early as 5:30 am for tee off.
At the end of 18 holes, Ferdie Marasigan emerged as champion. Trailing behind was Randy Orencia as first runner-up and Rsl Harold as second runner-up while Mark was given a special award as the most honest golfer.
The tournament wrapped up with the awarding ceremony as winners received their crystal trophies. The Filipino Golfers Association of Kuwait led by its President Bong Gante congratulated all the winners and wished everyone a happy Philippine Independence Day.
The FGA-K is one of the most active Philippine sports organisations in Kuwait that has organised various charitable events in the past to help raise funds for typhoon survivors and less fortunate compatriots in the Philippines.
The group also holds a weekly golf clinic for beginners and other golf enthusiasts.
To those who are interested to join the group may contact any of the FGA-K officers or members or check its page on Facebook under the name of Filipino Golfers Association, Kuwait.
By Michelle Fe Santiago
Arab Times Staff