800 players see action in 24th Orchard Founders Cup Invitational

Published November 23, 2022, 5:43 PM

by Manila Bulletin Sports

Eight hundred players will answer the shotgun starts for four straight days starting Thursday, Nov. 24, marking the much-awaited return of the Orchard Founders Cup Invitational at the Palmer and Player courses of the Orchard Golf and Country Club in Dasmarinas, Cavite.

Co-presented bySta. Lucia and BDO-Visa, the 24th staging of the Orchard Founders Cup member-guest event is also backed by the The Turf Company and Toyota Quezon Avenue as major sponsors with Chefscorp, HBW, New Element Inc., PAGCOR, Shakey’s and Potato Corner as major sponsors.

Four cars, two motorcycles and a golf cart are up for grabs as hole-in-one prizes courtesy of sponsorsCATS Motors, Inc., Toyota Bacoor Cavite, Inc. and MAA General Assurance Phils., Inc, The Covenant Car Company Inc. / MG Bacoor, New Element Inc., Autohub Group, Gamboa & Sons, Inc.

These includes a Mercedes-Benz GLA 200 AMG on the Nos. 7 and 16 of the Palmer course and 5 and 14 of the Player course, a Toyota Veloz G CVT on Player No. 3

MG 5 on Palmer No. 5, GAC Motor GS3 on Player No. 11, Vespa Primavera on Player No. 3 and Palmer No. 5 and a GranSportivo golf cart on Palmer No. 12. All acemakers will also be rewarded with the regular The Orchard Golf hole-in-one prize worth P100,000.

Over P6 million worth of prizes will be given away in the Grand Raffle night on the final day topped by a Mercedes Benz GLA 200 AMG and a Toyota Corolla Cross 1.8 G CVT.

Excitement over the revival of the Orchard Founders Cup after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID situation has been steadily increasing since registration was opened with members quickly grabbing the slots available. Almost 30  teams are on the waiting list as of November 19.

There will be daily Cocktail Nights on November 24 to 25 with raffles. Aside from cars, lucky winners may also win an El Nido Resorts Island Tour package or a stay at The Farm at San Benito.