Guam – Of course it was primarily their excellent golf game, but also, the rains parted on Saturday October 6 down at the Onward Talofofo Golf Club to help the team of Mike Castro and Jake Barnes win the GCC Foundation Par Excellence Golf Tournament.
The two presented a gross score of 64, with a 68.8 net, to beat out the two-time defending tournament champions Lina Rojas and her nephew Redge Camacho, a senior on the Father Duenas Memorial School golf team. Rojas and Camacho shot a gross and net score of 70. Third place finishers were John Quinata and Cobe Barnes, grossing 69 but netting 70.2 in the tournament. Quinata and Barnes also won closest to the pin. The annual tournament raises funds for scholarships for Guam Community College students and CIP projects for the college.
GCC Foundation Par Excellence Golf Tournament results:
1st place: Mike Castro and Jake Barnes, gross 64; net 68.8
2nd place: Lina Rojas and Redge Camacho, gross 70; net 70
3rd place: John Quinata and Cobe Barnes, gross 69; net 70.2
Lowest gross team: Hank Mesa and Joe Uncangco, gross 65.
Highest gross team: Joe Pablo and Jeffery Garcia; gross 100.
Closest to the pin: Cobe Barnes and John Quinata
[L-R: Lorraine Okada, GCC Foundation Board Chair, Mike Castro, Jake Barnes, and Dr. Mary Okada, GCC President, celebrate Castro and Barnes’ first place finish in the GCC Foundation Par Excellence Golf Tournament on Saturday, October 6 at the Onward Talofofo Golf Club. Castro and Barnes shot a gross of 64 and netted 68.8 to garner top honors]