Chu-Chik Pair Leads in 14th Founders Cup

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Aaron Chu and partner Willy Chik combined for a net 15-under 51 to post a one-point lead over Roy Asi and Rex Goquingco tandem at the start of the 14th Founders Cup at the Orchard Golf and Country Club's Players Course in Dasmarinas, Cavite last Thursday.Chu, a 27 handicapper, and Chik (18) combined for gross 28 points for a net 51 under the best-ball with handicap Modified Stableford scoring system to seize the early lead in the 36-hole tournament spread over four days.Asi (19) and Goquingco (13) pooled a gross 34 for a net 14-under 50-point output while the Camilo Fernandez (12)-Reynaldo Capinianes (14) tandem and the Mel Malabanan (10)-Venerando Carandang (16) pair stood in joint third with net 13-under 49s.Ricardo Odulio and Serge Fojas and the pair of Franciso delos Santos and Constantino Navarro both shot 13-under net 85 points to emerge the top scorers at the Palmer layout with Danilo Hernandez and Josie Amon in third with net 10-under 82.The Orchard's premier club championship, presented by Coca-Cola, drew a huge field of 800 with close to P2 million worth of prizes and raffle items, including a brand new Hyundai Sonata 2. …