Shabbir wins Pakistan Customs golf championship
LAHORE—Shabbir Sharif won the gross event of First All Pakistan Customs Golf championship with an impressive score of gross 72 with a par round at Lahore Gymkhana gold course here on Monday.
Shabbir dazzled with a rousing display of quality golf to score a fine victory. Behind the winner was Mohsen Zafar ,who finished with a score of gross 76.
Punjab Governor, Rafiq Ranjwana was the chief guest on the occasion and praised the skillful play and technique of the notable performers of the event. Another one who displayed great playing ability was In the net section, in handicap category zero to nine, Ahmed Zafar Hayat won the first net prize. His score carried an outstanding touch and the aggregate net was 69, three under par. The runner up net went to Jamal Nasir.
This golf event launched by Pakistan Customs, produced a few twists and turns in the Seniors section also. The seniors event involves players in the 55 plus age category, yet the competitive fire is evident in the race for success and honors.A mongst the seniors the top performer in gross section was Javed A.Khan with a score of gross 77. Saeed Ahmed claimed the second gross prize, his score being 79. Performers in Seniors Net section were Asad Hameed(winner net) and Mehboob Alam (2nd net).
The dominant ones in the ladies sec- tion turned out to be Sameea Javaid Ali in ladies gross and Minaa Zainab in ladies net.Sameea is the seasoned one while Minaa is working hard to get established.
In the Invitational category ,Maj Gen Umar Farooq Burki played superbly to top in the gross section. Syed Abid Hussain won the second gross and Agha Ali Imam came third.Net section winners were Brig Shahid Younis (first net),Shahnaz Moin (second net) and Brig Shahbaz Tabassum (third net).
Results of other events;Boys;Sarmad Nawaz Malik(1st gross);Anwar Saeed(2nd gross);Ahmed Ali Shoaib(3rd gross);Muhammed Jalal(1st net); Ameen Asif(2nd net);M.Maheen Malik(3rd net);Ladies;Sameea Javaid Ali (1st gross);Dr Asma Shami(2nd gross);Minaa Zafar(1st net);Rabia Tiwana (2nd net).
At the conclusion of the tournament the prizes were awarded to the top performers by Muhammed Rafiq Rajwana ,Governor Punjab,Collector of Customs ,Sumaira Nazir ,Collector Preventive and Zulfiqar Younis, at a prize distribution ceremony attended by Chairman, Lahore Gymkhana club, Mian Misbah ur Rehman, Agha Ali Imam,Tasnim Noorani,Mian Parvez Bhandara, and participating golfers.
The Governor complimented the Pakistan Customs for getting associated with the game of golf and its development.—APP