The Aerospace Industries Association of the Philippines (AIAP) had its successful inaugural of First Flight Golf Tournament last 17 November 2017 at the Manila Southwoods Golf and Country Club, which was attended by over 200 aerospace industry enthusiasts. The proceeds of the tournament went mainly to support the first edition of Aeromart Summit Clark last 46 June 2018, the first and only aerospace event in the country; partial of the proceeds were also able to support the ERDA Tech Senior Technical Vocational High School for its establishment of new campus in Tanauan City, Batangas expected to begin its operations this coming June 2019; and the remaining proceeds were used for the association’s operating expenses. This event was featured on one whole page of Manila Times’ newspaper.
The two (2) major sponsors last year were 3M and Mesco, followed by the six (6) titanium sponsors: Guhring Philippines, Kuehne + Nagel, Kajima Overseas Asia, Rockwell Collins, Globe Telecom, and FedEx. Twenty-nine (29) hole sponsors were First Philec, MD Aerospace, Parque Espana Hotel, PATTS, PLDT, Fujitsu, Kapco, Mottai-Nai, RCBC, Aboitiz, Sandvik, Nicklaus Machinery, East West, Calco, Global Gateway Development, Jamco, Bon Industrial, First Gen Energy Solutions, Famous Secret, DMG Mori, Corehog, Applied Machining Corporation, Infinity Tools, Rostech, VJF Precision, NBS Engineering, First Philippine Industrial Park, Trends and Technologies, and BDO. Hole in one sponsors were Ogawa, Yusen, Acatech, and Vespa.
The awarding was held after the tournament at the Manila Southwoods Golf and Country Club, Ballroom.
Low Net Champion
Bong Maghirang/ Jing Romero
Jenz Vincent Tecson/ Willy Tee Ten
Champion: Dennis Chan/ Angel Sera
1 st Runner Up: Atty. Jojo Villacarlos /Ben Baniel
2 nd Runner Up: Beejay Chua/ Eimie Hedeager
Champion: George Elazegui Jr. /Charles Chua
1 st Runner Up: Rene Dela Cruz/ Rolly Lazaro
2 nd Runner Up: Tony Lin/Mike Shih
Champion: Toto Pelor/ Eugene Dimaano
1 st Runner Up: Wyeth Sy/ Karl Murphy
2 nd Runner Up: Everest Bungay/ Adelio Amar