FDG Cup braces for grand 11th season

The Philippine Star

Posted at May 26 2014 08:03 PM | Updated as of May 27 2014 04:03 AM

MANILA, Philippines - The FDG Cup, which gathers the cream of the country’s badminton crop, the rising stars, the top celebrities and a couple of international stars, gears up for another banner edition next month with a promise of another action-packed competition following its milestone 10th season last year.

Organizers of the annual event have stretched the three-day event to a four-day affair set June 14-15 and June 20-21 with the centerpiece men’s, women’s and mixed Open doubles for the elite players to go along with the Partners Cup featuring employees and business partners of the Robinsons Land Corp.

Registration is ongoing. For details, call up 0932-8573431 (Glenn or Richard) or email [email protected] Online listup can be made on www.fdgcup.org. Deadline is on June 7 at 12 midnight with the draw date set on June 10 at 3 p.m. at the Ballroom of Crown Plaza Galleria, Robinsons Galleria, Ortigas Ave.

National team players and pool members are expected to headline the stellar field in the Open division of the event held in honor of RLC president Frederick D. Go, a badminton enthusiast and one of the top supporters of the sport.