Bea Alonzo says it was 'special friend' Zanjoe Marudo who influenced her to play golf.
Bea Alonzo took a day off from her busy schedule so she could help out good friend and Guns and Roses
co-star Diether Ocampo in his charity golf tournament held last July 21 at the Tagaytay Highlands. Bea played golf together with Diether’s other friends to help the actor’s efforts to raise funds to benefit the Knowledge Channel and Christian-Islam Library in Zamboanga, both of which are dedicated in providing quality education to less fortunate children.Push.com.ph
interviewed Bea at the tournament where she talked about her first time to join a golf competition. “It was fun. Pero sa
18 holes na pinuntahan namin, ang dami kong naramdaman
like frustration, excitement, happiness. Parang gumagawa ako ng pelikula, ha ha ha!
The truth is that the dramatic actress is still to gold, which was why during the tournament she would often feel inferior being around actual golf enthusiasts. “Three weeks pa lang akong nagaaral mag-
golf. May times na ang pangit pangit ng palo ko, sinasabi ko na lang, ‘Baka hindi talaga ako pang
golf. Baka hindi talaga ako
sporty type.’ Pero ang susunod mapapasok ko naman ‘yung bola sa
hole. Tapos sasabihin ko naman, ‘Gusto kong ipagpatuloy ito! Kailan uli tayo maggo-
During the whole day around the golf course, Bea was with “special friend” Zanjoe Marudo who was also there to play and help out in Diether’s charity work. Bea admitted that Zanjoe was a big reason she decided to join the tournament, and she also credited the actor as the one who influenced her to learn the sport. “Siya ang dahilan kung bakit ako naging
golf. Dati akala ko ang
golf kasi kapag napapanood ko sa
TV ang tahimik
, unlike basketball. Hindi ko maintindihan
so hindi ko ma-
Zanjoe naman kwento nang kwento tungkol sa
golf kaya nung tumagal unti-unti ko nang naintindihan. Naging
interested na rin ako kasi nakilala ko na rin ‘yung ibang
friends niya na naglalaro ng
In the months that they have been romantically linked, Bea and Zanjoe both refused to put a particular label on their relationship. Nevertheless, they would often say in their interviews that they that they are attracted to each other, often spotted being sweet to each other.
Bea explained, “Hindi namin pinaplano ang mga bagay
, even ‘yung mga
romantic moments namin
. Like ‘yung pagiging
involved ko sa
golf. I didn’t do this para lang makisali sa mundo niya.
I did it for myself dahil gusto ko talagang matuto. Sumusunod lang kami sa agos.