The Philippines’ bid for a three-peat begins in a month as the Jack Nicklaus International Invitational (JNII) starts another run. In 2018, Hubert Lim and Tootsie de Jesus bagged the championship at the tournament of champions in Columbus, Ohio, which is about 25-minute drive from Dublin where actors John Estrada and Derek Ramsay claimed the title in 2017.
Held by Jack Nicklaus Philippines, the national qualifier for the highly anticipated tournament will be on April 29, 2019 at the Sta. Elena Golf Club. Making use of a buddy format, the Jack Nicklaus International Invitational calls for two-person teams to compete and play for their nation. Whoever wins the one-day competition will represent the country at the Tournament of Champions on May 29 at the New Albany Country Club in Ohio.
Supporting the dreams of amateur golfers and those with a passion for the sport, Jack Nicklaus Philippines continues to take part in JNII. Named after the golfer, designer and philanthropist, the Jack Nicklaus brand sets a new standard in the realm of lifestyle apparel. Carrying the golden bear moniker of the golfer Nicklaus, the brand rings synonymous to the athlete’s renown and greatness in sports. In the past few years, the champions have had meet-and-greets with Nicklaus himself.
With the stage set, Jack Nicklaus invites Filipinos to experience tournament-like conditions and a chance to win great prizes, including an expense-paid VIP trip to play for their country in the global Tournament of Champions and watch the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide. It is an event played at nearby Muirfield Village Golf Club on the PGA Tour.
The JNII is now open for registration, with a minimum P7,000 purchase at Jack Nicklaus counters in Rustan’s, Red Tag Nuvali, Landmark Trinoma and Alabang, SM Stores in Makati and Aura, Kiss & Fly and Chimes Davao.
Jack Nicklaus Apparel is available at Rustan’s Makati, Shangri-la, Alabang, Gateway, Solenad, Cebu; SM Makati, Aura; Landmark Trinoma, Alabang; and Chimes Davao. For more information, visit JNIIGolf.com, or follow JackNicklausph on Facebook.