Luisita Golf Club rode on the sterling efforts of rookies Jingy Tuason and Chito Laureta to take an eight-point lead over defending champion Canlubang in the 30th Philippine Airlines Senior Interclub golf team championships in Clark, Angeles. The Tarlac-based squad collected 146 points at the Mountainview course, the tougher of two courses utilized for the event. Tuason, 55, made only one birdie, but stayed out of trouble to score the best round of three-over par 75, good for 51 points. The 56-year-old Laureta, on the other hand, had a roller-coaster round of three birdies against three bogeys and two double bogeys for 50 points. Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman Richie Garcia was the other scorer with 45 points. Pepot Iñigo’s 43 points did not count. “I didn’t notice the caddie who held the umbrella,” said Avena who nevertheless posted the team’s best score – 47 points.