Tan got off the block with a sizzling 245 to lead compatriot, GJ Buyco of BTA-Prima by 29 pins followed by 2017 Asian School Singles gold medallist, Kenzo Umali just one pin away in third. Buyco immediately took over the running after adding a superb 238 in his second game.
Tan was content to sit in second after posting 200 and Umali maintaining third position. Tan then fired another sizzling 245 to regain the lead as a third Filipino, Gospel Gahol of PBA-Nobleland moved into second position.
The leader rolled 200, 192, 213 and 220 but found himself trailing last year's Youth Boys Masters champion, Ivan Malig in the lead. Malig rolled 226, 212, 248 and 229 to go into the position-round match against Tan.
Tan beat Malig, 227-210 to take the title with 1742. Malig settled for second with 1728 while Gahol finished with 1681 third despite losing to JB Vargas of MBA-Sanimanok, 173-200. Vargas took fourth spot with 1652 and Umali completed the top 5 with 1616.