Javed clinches gross event
LAHORE—Javed A Khan won the gross event of the NEXT Summer Spring Golf tournament which teed off at the Lahore Gymkhana here on Saturday. Javed returned a gross card of four-under-par-76 to earn the title in the one-day event. Under intense heat, Javed hit the ball exceedingly well and over the 18 holes stroke play competition, not once did he stray from the fairways. His score of gross 76 fetched him the first gross.
Runner-up in the gross section was Shoaib Bokhari (gross 80) while the third spot was seized by Asad Khan.
In the race for net honours, A.Wajid Sethi won the first net with a score of net 72 followed by Dr Jawad (72) and thirdplaced Farooq Aziz (73). As many as 122 amateurs will compete over 18 holes on Sunday.
Several contenders are single handicappers who create a winning touch whenever they compete. Prominent among them are Wazir Ali, Sardar Murad, Salman Jehangir, Shafiq Bhatti, Raza Saeed, Waleed Zubair, Nasir Irshad, Jamal Nasir, Farooq A.Khan and Khurshid Aziz.