Kazuho Ushiyama of Nagano Seiko bagged the championship title at the Solane LPG 2nd Golf Tournament. Ushiyama made a total of 72 net points in the 9-hole play-offs to win the title cup. He also received the Best Flight and Nearest to the Pin awards.
Nagano Seiko, a Cavite-based manufacturer of reduction gear boxes end parts and shaft for agricultural machinery, is one of Solane’s customers who participated in the tournament. The Solane LPG Golf Tournament is an annual and exclusive sporting event organized by Isla Petroleum & Gas Corporation (IPG) as part of their customer appreciation and nurturing activity. The competition is attended by company executives and officers from IPG’s biggest clients.
This year’s tourney was held at the Manila Southwoods Golf & Country Club and participated by 34 challengers from 17 companies, namely, Angel’s Burger, Chooks to Go, EMME, Gardenia, Isuzu, JG Summit, McDonald’s, Mister Donut, Monde M.Y. San, Nagano Seiko, Ortigas & Company, Puyat Steel, Royal Tern, Sofitel, SurTec, Swedish Match, and Pilipinas Shell.
Joining the play-offs were the big bosses of IPG Group of Companies, led by chairman of the executive committee Ricky Delgado, Jr., IPG chief executive officer Shoichi Watanabe, IPG chief finance officer Willie Sarmiento, Isla LPG Corporation (ILC) CEO Ruben Domingo, and ILC general manager for sales Tonito Gonzales.
Other winners in the Solane LPG 2nd Golf Tournament included Ricky Sta. Ana of Chooks to Go, Sumio Tange of SurTec and Leo Obias of Swedish Match who placed first, second and third runners up, respectively.
Adam Laker of Sofitel won the Longest Drive award while Shoichi Watanabe and Yasuyuki Kondo shared the Best Flight award with Ushiyama.
In the IPG staff division, Delgado won the championship title and retained the crown from last year’s event.