Andre Chong & Callista Chen Claim Wins at the 2nd National Ranking Game
The 2nd National Ranking Game was held at the Palm course, Raffles Country Club from the 25th to 27th July. The conditions proved to be quite tricky as players had to negotiate the wind as well as the testing palm course layout.
In the Men’s division, SGA Development Squad member, Andre Chong triumphed, shooting rounds of 67,71,73 for an impressive three-day total of 5-under par. He managed to edge out Elite Squad member, Jesse Yap by a single shot who had rounds of 71,72,69 to finish at 4-under par. Fellow development Squad member, Donovan Lee came back strongly after an opening round 76 with rounds of 68, 70, leaving him at third place on 1-under par. It was an exciting final day as both Andre and Jesse were neck and neck down the closing stretch, it eventually came down to the last hole where Andre held his nerve to hole a clutch five-footer for par that clinched the victory for him.
In the Women’s division, SGA Elite Squad Member, Callista Chen shot rounds of 74,78,71 for a 7-over par total. She finished seven shots ahead of Inez Ng who shot rounds of 79,76,75 to finish on 14-over par total. Fellow SGA Elite Squad member, Jacqueline Young finished in third place with rounds of 80,77,77.