Fixed in the rear nine where everyone else on the compact field fought, Grizzly Princess Super Wednesday rescued a one-over-par-73 to catch Chanel Avaricio at the top after the first 18 holes of the ICTSI Hello Ridge Ladies Challenge. San Pedro, Laguna.
Supral was one of only two players to return home — the other was amateur LK Go — as he pushed Avaricio and the last two days of the 54-hole championship to go to the rest of the field where he loved to win.
“I had a hard time at the front nine,” said Supral after signing for a double-bogie 7 at No. 6, which came after dropping his first shot into the hole earlier. “You need to place your shots in the right place on the greens.”
Avaricio, meanwhile, had two of his three bogies in the back nine, even Go, a late entrant, all of his three birdies being shot for 74 in the first five holes of the back nine which took him to second place. The amateur won directly after Ryan Melixi.
Go, who put together a 40-34, had a triple-bogie 7 at No. 8 after punishing himself for taking the sand in his practice swing at the bunker.
Hermione Constantino also teamed up with South Korea’s Jane Jiang to return 84 runs.
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