Gopez, former golf and volley head, dies

Benigno “Benny” Gopez, the businessman who heads two national sports associations, died of natural causes early Sunday morning at the age of 78.

Former president of the National Golf Association of the Philippines and the local volleyball federation, Gopez is also responsible for bringing the Mizuno sports line to the country where he has built his business empire.

A golf enthusiast, Gopez has also helped stars like Cassius Casas, Carito Villaroman and Bong Lopez, among others, while being credited for bringing the World Team Golf Championships to the land. water in 1996 was held at Manila Southwoods and Sta. Elena.

It was also the time when Gopez was in charge as head of volleyball when the Philippines hosted the FIVB (International Volleyball Federation) World Championships in 2000.

Your weekly sports analysis

Continue reading

Do not miss the latest news and information.

Register QUESTIONER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer and more than 70 other titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to news, download as early as 4am and share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

For feedback, complaints or requests, Contact us.


News7F: Update the world's latest breaking news online of the day, breaking news, politics, society today, international mainstream news .Updated news 24/7: Entertainment, the World everyday world. Hot news, images, video clips that are updated quickly and reliably

Related Articles

Back to top button