Jhonnel Ababa of the Philippines won his first ever PGM Tour title when he captured the RM170,000 Penang Championship at Penang Golf Club today.
The 30-year-old fired a final round 69 to finish on 18-under-par 270 and with a three-stroke winning margin over Thailand’s Atthaphon Sriboonkaew, whose compatriot Nakarintra Ratanakul (67) and Singaporean Choo Tze Huang finished joint third on 276 .
On 11-under 277 was Pravee Visalkit (6) also of Thailand, in fifth place, with Phachara Khongwatmai (68) and Piya Swangarunporn (72) of Thailand, and Malaysia’s Khor Kheng Hwai (69) on 10-under 278.
|Team PGM, Team Asean WITH THE Champion|
|Ababa won with a minu 18|