Javed clinches gross event

Pakistan Observer - - SPORTS - SPORTS RE­PORTER

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.

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