RUNAWAY leaders Low Khai Jei from Perak and Princess Mary Superal of Philippines were crowned champions in the Boys and Girls U-18 category after the third round was washed out due to rain at the Royal Selangor Golf Club (RSGC) on Thursday.
Leading by 16 and 18 strokes after two rounds proved to be enough for Khai Jei and Princess to be declared the winners.
Khai Jei carded a total of 136 to finish eight-under par ahead of Danial Mohd Sidek from the Air Force Recreation Club (KRTU), who scored 152. Philippines’ SEA Games champion Princess Mary score of 141 ensured a comfortable victory over Nyca Khaw from KRTU whose two-day total was 159.
In the Boys U-15 category, Lucas Yee of Perak was crowned champion after defeating teammate Galven Green in a sudden-death play-off after both players finished level on 147. The Form Three Sam Tet Secondary School student’s win ensured there was no happy ending for defending champion Bryan Teoh who finished third.
The U-15 Girls category, Sofia Chabon of Philippines made it a double for her country with a six-shot lead ahead of Indonesia’s Chiara Arya on 154.
The prizes were given away by Syed Anuar Syed Ali, Senior General Manager, Group Corporate Communications and Marketing, AmBank Group and Muhammad Mustapha Hussain, Organising Chairman of the tournament.
Final Round Scores (Third round could not be played due to rain)
136: Low Khai Jei (Perak) 68-68; 152: Danial Mohd Sidek (KRTU) 77-75; 152: T. Kishaan (Kota Permai GC) 76-76
147: Lucas Yee 76-71; 147: Galven Green (Perak) 74-73; 151: Bryan Teoh (MGA) 74-77
141: Princess Mary Superal (Phi) 71-70; 159: Nyca Khaw (KRTU) 83-76; 161: S. Raesha (Kota Permai GC) 81-80
148: Sofia Chabon (Phi) 76-72; 154: Chiara Arya (Ina) 79-75; 155: Winnie Ng (Perak) 78-77