Thu, 25 Aug 1994

Veteran golfer shares lead

JAKARTA (JP): Veteran player Hawani Tobing of the Jakarta Golf Club and Elizabeth Latief of the CGC shared the early lead of the Madam Tien Soeharto Cup women's amateur golf championship with 69 each after the first round yesterday.

After the first round of the annual event contested for local amateur golfers for the coveted trophy, today the men's event for President Cup is due to tee off at the posh par-72 Bumi Serpong Damai Golf and Country Club, Tangerang, West Java.

Contested over 36 holes of play both the events will go into the finals on Friday. Twenty five players will battle for the top honor in the women's competition and 125 golfers in the men's division will have the right to fight for the Soeharto Cup, now entering its 26th edition. (rsl)