News from Chile
Founder commemorated and FChPP Deputy President appointed..
On December 26, 2016, Mr. Eliseo Gracia was appointed Deputy Vice President of the Federación Chilena de Pitch and Putt. Eliseo will supervise the Tournaments portfolio of the Federation, which will begin for the first time starting in 2017. President of the Federation Patricio Rubel is grateful for Eliseo's willingness to contribute to the development of the sport in Chile.
On December 18, Colegio di Medico held its closing tournament of the year. This event bears the name of the Founder of the Federación Chilena de Pitch and Putt, Dr. Fernando Morgado Toro. This Memorial Tournament was inaugurated in 2013 by the former President of Colegio di Medico, Dr Juan Moràn. It has been played every year since andis valued by all those who knew Dr. Fernando Morgado and his tireless management of Pitch and Putt.
Dr Morgado positioned Chilean Pitch and Putt in the International arena and was part of the International Federation (FIPPA), of which he was Vice President for several years.
The Board of the branch of Colegio di Medico, led by Dr. Gilder Vargas organized an emotional tribute, during which the widow of Dr Morgado, Mrs. Ingrid Schaeffer was presented with a commemorative picture. Best Gross at the tournament, which involved 43 players, was won by Joaquin Cataldo with a score of 54. Joaquin was one of the representatives of Chile at the 2016 World Cup in Andorra. Prizes were presented after a pleasant lunch.
The Chilean Federation thanks the Colegio di Medico and its entire Board.