Mendoza, Lee lead MercedesTrophy golf champions

Marco Mendoza and Aimee Lee churned out superb rounds in tough conditions to rule their respective divisions and lead the winners in the MercedesTrophy Golf Invitational at Sta. Elena Golf and Country Club in Laguna.

Mendoza scored a net 40 points to capture the Class A plum while Lee reigned in the ladies side with a 72 from a gross 93 with Simon Heo and Francis Wee sharing the spotlight by ruling the Classes and C with 46 and 44 points, respectively, in the 18-hole tournament.

The winners in three men’s divisions and their respective runners-up along with the ladies champion will all represent the Philippines in the MercedesTrophy Asian Finals set in Brisbane in August via Philippine Airlines.

The best Filipino placer in the Asian Finals will clinch a berth in the World Finals set in Stuttgart, Germany, in October.

Participants in the Asian Finals will also be treated to an experiential drive that will showcase Mercedes-Benz vehicles.

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