The class of 1969 in partnership with the UPLB Alumni Association (UPLBAA) conducted the 1st Friendship Invitation Golf Tournament at Mount Malarayat Golf & Country Club in Lipa City, Batangas on 30 August 2019. The activity was a fundraising project for the construction of the hanging footbridge to connect the Baker Memorial Hall and Social Garden and for the beautification of the Alumni Plaza.
A total of 52 alumni and friends participated and supported the tournament. Heading the alumni was the class president of 1969 Pablito M. Villegas with former Chancellor Luis Rey I. Velasco (BSA ‘78; MSEn ‘82), former CEATAA President Bibiano M. Ramos (BSAEng ‘71), and Mr. Alfredo T. Gonzalez (BSA ‘79). Mr. Godofredo Ferrer, the overall chair of class ‘69 and Ways/Means Committee chair, was very grateful for the overwhelming support from his fellow alumni and friends. While the staff of UPLBAA and OAR assisted during the registration of participants and awarding ceremony. After the tournament, participants received different raffle prizes. Moreover, winners for each category were declared.
Overall Lowest Gross – Dennis Gonzales
Overall Lowest Net – Gerardo Cadiz
Champion Class A – Raul Montealto
Runner up Class A – Bong Sison
Champion Class B – Willy Maldia
Runner up Class B – Pablito Villegas
Champion Class C – Danny Ferreras
Runner up Class C – Bibs Ramos
Longest Drive – Ging Cadiz (250yrds)
Nearest to the Pin – Gerardo Maningas (11ft)
Most Accurate Drive – Daren Sunting
This year’s activity was made possible through the following sponsors: Mr. Bert Lina, Mr. Mannie Barradas, Mr. Pablito Villegas, CORE Industries, Mr. Malveda? of LEADS, Sen. Cynthia Villar, Ms. Mildred Dominguez, AREZA, Jocanima, Mr. Alip, Crop Life, Toyota, Mr. Franklin Alido, Mr. Lito Tapay, Mr. Wency Abilay, ABOMAR Equipment Sales, Mr. Bert Lantin, Ms Dahlia Loyola and Liberty Insurance Company.