The pioneer in the industry hosted its first annual invitational golf tournament on January 20, 2015 at Wack Wack Golf and Country Club, Mandaluyong City.
The much awaited event is attended by more than a hundred participants composed of industry professionals and Wilcon’s business partners. A tournament for a cause, First Wilcon Cup is organized to raise funds in support to the educational programs of the company’s socio – civic arm Wilcon Foundation as well as the conservation efforts of Crocodylus Porosus Philippines, Inc. (CPPI).
Participants arrived early in the morning to register and claim their giveaways which includes the tournament and awarding uniforms, complimentary cap, golf bag and golf balls. Players, clad in their white Wilcon Cup shirts, gathered first at Hole No. 1 as Wilcon President and CEO Mr. William Belo and SEVP – COO Ms. Rosemarie Ong led the Ceremonial Tee Off, marking the commencement of the tournament.
After the game, players are treated to a sumptuous lunch at Banquet AB, immediately followed by the awarding ceremonies hosted by Johnny Litton and Tess Prieto Valdes. Players, now in their black and red awarding polo shirts, were welcomed by Wilcon’s Ms. Rosemarie Ong, expressing the company’s heartfelt appreciation for their support to Wilcon and for being part of the prestigious event.
In presence of over one hundred guests, Mr. William Belo handed the check donation to Wilcon Foundation received by its President Rosemarie Ong and to Crocodylus Porosus Philippines, Inc. represented by its Chairman Mr. Angel Alcala. It was then followed by the awarding of tournament players by Mr. William Belo, Ms. Rosemarie Ong and Wilcon EVP – CFO Ms. Lorraine Cincochan.
Architect Mariano Arce is hailed low net champion, along with Gary James Go, Arthur Coronel and Architect Medeliano Roldan as Class A, B and C champions respectively. Mr. Blue Recto and Mr. Dan Salvador won the runner up for Class A group, while Architects Eduardo Casares and Henry Wee Ebol bagged the runner up award for Class B and C. Winners each received a Trophy and Wilcon Gift Certificates.
Aside from the tournament winners, Fun Hole Awards were also given to Mr. Gary James Go (Nearest to the Pin), Architect Henry Wee Ebol (Most Accurate Drive), Architect Paul Peña (Longest Drive) and Architect Al Blandura (Most Exercised). Mr. Manny Angeles is the lucky and sole Hole In One winner of the tournament, earning himself a Roundtrip Ticket for 2 to USA sponsored by Uni Orient Travel, Inc.
Closing the ceremonies, Mr. Belo led the toast as a celebration of success and sportsmanship, looking forward to the next tournament in the coming year. Adding to the delight of the participants are the raffle prizes drawn during the event as well as the loot bags provided to all players.
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First Wilcon Cup is made possible by Platinum Sponsors Davies Paints Phils. Inc., Pacific Paint (Boysen) Phils. Inc, Grohe Philippines, Franke Kitchen Systems, Hocheng Philippines Corp., Mariwasa Siam Ceramics, and Matimco, Inc.; Hole In One Sponsors PGA Cars, Delta Air Lines and Uni Orient Travel; Diamond Sponsors ABC Philippines, Lixil Philippines Ltd. Co., Firefly Electric and Lighting Corp., Evergreen Mfg. Corp., Philips Electronics and Lighting Corp., Asian Coatings Philippines, Formosa Ceramics; Awarding Shirt Sponsor Spectrum Hardware & Home Improvement; Gold Sponsors Bestank Mfg. Corp., Handlebar Inc., Globe Tape Inc., GT Stoneworks, Homeaid Depot, LaFarge Cement Services, Inc. Landlite Corp., NKD International Trading Corp., Yatai International Corp., and Avesco Marketing Corp.; Silver Sponsors Brills Marketing Corp., Puyat Vinyl Products, Inc., Banco De Oro, Campbridge Paints, K-Plast, Justino Corporation, Republic Chemical Industries, Sentine Development Corp., Main Hardware Inc., Limson Marketing and Fortress Marketing; and Media Partners Homebase – GMA News TV and Phil Realty TV.