Pinoy ‘Rocket' wins slot in Kids Golf World tilt


Posted at May 11 2012 04:28 PM | Updated as of May 12 2012 12:28 AM

MANILA, Philippines – John Lester “The Rocket” Lagman qualified for the Kids Golf World Championship in North Carolina, USA in August.

Lagman will join qualifiers Park Ming Yeung and Christopher Popp after winning the qualifying round of the US Kids Golf at the Orchard Golf & Country Club Aguinaldo Highway, Dasmariñas City, Cavite.

The 12-year-old Lagman is a student of Hope Christian Academy in Quezon City.

The US Kids Golf World Championship is set to take place on August 2-4 in Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area in Pinehurst, North Carolina.

The tournament, already on its 13th year, is one of the world's largest junior golf championships for players 12 and under.

This international qualifying tourney in Cavite was organized by Golf Depot and Jungolf Foundation of the Philippines. – By Marlon Bernardino