Banny Abaño finished 1st runner -up again in the Macau Amateur Open held in the Macau Golf and Country Club last December 14-15, 2012. It was his first exposure to international competition with about 120 participants. Ramir Roque, another beneficiary, also participated in the tournament. Major amateur tournaments are the best venue for exposure of young talented golfers. The Foundation intends to send its top five qualifiers to the Philippine Amateur Open which will be held in the Canlubang Golf and Country Club in Laguna.