Asian Tour Concludes with Impressive Performance by Pakistani Golfers

Springfield Royal Country Club, Thailand

Rawalpindi, Pakistan - 21 January 2024 — The Pakistan Golf Federation (PGF) proudly announces the conclusion of the Asian Tour, which took place at the prestigious Springfield Royal Country Club in Thailand from 16 to 20 January 2024. The PGF, dedicated to promoting and enhancing the sport of golf in Pakistan, is pleased to acknowledge the commendable efforts of two outstanding golfers, Mr. Muhammad Shahzad and Mr. Hamza Taimur Amin. Both players represented Pakistan with skill and determination during the five rounds of the Asian Tour.

Mr. Muhammad Shahzad displayed exceptional prowess throughout the tournament, narrowly missing the cut by just one stroke after the second round. Notably, this was Shahzad's inaugural visit to any international club, making his performance even more impressive. Despite the challenges, his debut showcased his talent and dedication to the sport, earning him recognition for his efforts. Mr. Hamza Taimur Amin, on the other hand, demonstrated remarkable resilience and skill. After successfully making the cut, Hamza's exceptional performance during the third round catapulted him from the 30s to the top 15, showcasing his potential to compete at the highest level. Despite facing challenges in the fourth round, Hamza's overall display was commendable, securing him a place among the top contenders. The Pakistan Golf Federation has nominated both Mr. Muhammad Shahzad and Mr. Hamza Taimur Amin for the prestigious 2 x Pakistan final stage qualifying school spots. This decision reflects the Federation's commitment to nurturing and promoting local golf talent, providing them with opportunities to excel on the international stage.

The PGF applauds the efforts of these talented individuals and believes that their participation in the Asian Tour has contributed to the ongoing improvement in the standard of golf in Pakistan. The Federation looks forward to witnessing the continued growth and success of Pakistani golfers in future international competitions.


Ahmad Baig Triumphs as Champion in Rashid D Habib Memorial Open Golf Championship

Karachi Golf Club, Karsaz, Karachi

Karachi, January 21, 2024 – The Karachi Golf Club, Karsaz, reverberated with cheers as Ahmad Baig emerged triumphant, claiming the prestigious title of the Rashid D Habib Memorial Open Golf Championship. Held from 18 to 21 Januray 2024, this tournament brought together elite golfers from the region, showcasing a remarkable display of talent and competition. Ahmad Baig's exceptional performance throughout the championship was nothing short of stellar, culminating in an impressive aggregate score of 275, an outstanding 13 under par. Baig's strategic play, reflected in scores of 66, 71, 67, and 71, solidified his position as the undisputed champion of the tournament. In addition to Baig's victory, Nisar Hussain clinched the title in the Senior Professional Category, demonstrating seasoned expertise and skill on the golf course. Meanwhile, Muhammad Sahil emerged as the champion in the Junior Professional Category, showcasing promising talent and potential for the future. The runner-up position in the main championship was secured by Muhammad Zubair of Karachi Golf Club, who displayed commendable prowess with a score of 6 under par.

The Rashid D Habib Memorial Open Golf Championship not only paid tribute to the legacy of Mr. Rashid D Habib but also served as a platform for golfers to compete at the highest level.

The President Pakistan Golf Federation and Executive Committee members of the Federation extend hearty congratulations to Ahmad Baig, Nisar Hussain, and Muhammad Sahil for their outstanding achievements in their respective categories.


Hamza Taimur Amin Ascends Leaderboard at Asian Tour Final Stage Qualifying School, Thailand

Pakistan Golf Federation Secretariat, Rawalpindi

ISLAMABAD: Golf sensation Hamza Taimur Amin showcased his remarkable skill and determination at the Asian Tour Final Stage Qualifying School, making a significant leap from 30th tied position to an impressive 14th after the conclusion of the third round. Amin's stellar performance in the qualifying event has been nothing short of extraordinary, with rounds of 71, 70, and a massive 68 today. The aggressive and strategic play demonstrated by the talented golfer has not only captured the attention of spectators but has also solidified his standing as a formidable contender in the tournament. The third round witnessed Hamza Taimur Amin's strategic brilliance and consistent form, allowing him to steadily climb the leaderboard. His impressive scorecard showcases not only his prowess with the club but also his mental fortitude on the challenging course. Amin, known for his dedication to the sport and relentless pursuit of excellence, expressed satisfaction with his performance so far. "I am pleased with how I played in the third round. The aggressive approach paid off, and I was able to capitalize on key opportunities," said Amin during a post-round interview. The journey to the Final Stage Qualifying School has been intense, and Hamza Taimur Amin's rise in the rankings is a testament to his skill, focus, and dedication to the game. As the tournament progresses, fans eagerly anticipate witnessing more remarkable displays of golfing prowess from this rising star. Followers and supporters are encouraged to stay tuned for further updates on Hamza Taimur Amin's journey through the Asian Tour Final Stage Qualifying School


Saad Habib emerges as National Junior Golf Champion for 2024

Rumanza Golf & Country Club, Multan

MULTAN: Emerging star Saad Habib Malik of Rumanza Golf Club, Multan, clinched the title of junior national golf champion after winning the four-day PGF-organized 13th Pakistan Junior Amateur Golf Championship 2024 that concluded at the Rumanza Golf Course in DHA, Multan, on Sunday.

Over 70 young golf players showcased their skills in this prestigious national championship, featuring events in four age categories for both boys and girls, namely under 16 and under 21. Facing formidable adversaries like M Irtaza Hussain of Margalla Greens, Islamabad, and Shameer Majid of Defence Raya Golf Club, Lahore, Saad Habib exhibited excellent golfing skills to secure the championship and earn national acclaim.


Pakistan’s Senior Amateur golf team leaves for Vietnam

Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore

LAHORE: Pakistan Golf Team for APGC Senior Amateur Championship boarded from Allama Iqbal International Airport. Participants include Mr. Muhammad Masood Qureshi, Mr. Raja Asif Ali Mehdi Khan, Mr. Shuaib ud Deen and Mr. Shahid Imtiaz. Pakistan Golf Pakistan the PGF declared COAS Open & Punjab Amateur Golf Championship as Trials for the Team. The team was selected after the trials of 5 rounds of Golf at different clubs.


30th Women’s World Amateur Team Championship – Inside the Field

Abu Dhabi Golf Club, UAE

UAE: Parkha Ijaz and Rimsha Ijaz are the only pair of sisters in the field. Parkha won the Smart City 62nd National Amateur Golf Championship of Pakistan.


Ahmed Baig secures title in 50th Pakistan Open Golf Championship

Rayhan Hills Golf & Country Club, Bahria Town, Karachi

KARACHI: The 50th Pakistan Open Golf Championship, officially endorsed by the Pakistan Golf Federation, concluded at par-72 Rayhan Hills Golf Course in Bahria, Karachi.
Running from September 7 to 10, the Pakistan Open Golf Championship featured a four-day competition for the main professionals and top-ranked amateurs, while Senior Professionals and Junior Professionals engaged in a thrilling three-round competition


Five-member golf team leaves for Asian Games with Malik Kamran as Team Manager


ISLAMABAD: The contest for golfing supremacy at the 19th Asian Games will be held at the West Lake International Golf Course, Xihu District, Hangzhou from September 28 to October 1. Pakistan will be represented by top ranked players Qasim Ali Khan, Salman Jehangir and Omer Khalid in the men’s category and Parkha Ijaz and Rimsha Ijaz will showcase their strengths in the ladies section. Malik Kamran of Pakistan Golf Federation (PGF) accompanies the team as manager which left for China, yesterday. While the Pakistan team members are all accomplished players of merit, they are likely to face enormous competition from the participating teams and yet hopes are there for medal winning success. At stake are four gold medals in the men’s and women’s individual and team events. Korea will certainly be a forceful contender in the men’s competition. Their star players Kim Si Woo has won four titles on PGA Tour and Im Sung has won two titles on PGA Tour. Host China has also fielded a strong team. In particular in women’s competition, China team members are all LPGA players. In fact their player Yin ranks No 1 in the world rankings


Azam tops in PGF Qualifying Golf School

Rawalpindi Golf Club, Margalla Greens & Bahria Garden City Golf Club

ISLAMABAD/RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan Golf Federation (PGF) Qualifying School came to a flourishing conclusion after four days of combative golf bringing distinction and an element of privilege for 55 golf professionals who earned the PGF Playing Pro Card Qualifier. And all this happened at the Margalla Greens Golf Course and Rawalpindi Golf Course on the first two days (June 6 and 7) and thereafter the third and final fourth round (June 8 and 9). Top 55 came out as the illustrious ones and stood adequately rewarded for their golf playing capabilities and hard work. Regarding the flow of competitive play, Muhammad Azam of Quetta maintained his unvanquished top position and his score for the championship was admirable and exalted. A gross 68 in the first round followed by 71, 70 and final round 70 gave him a four-round aggregate of 279, six under par and the honor of attaining top position. He will be a force to reckon with during the Open Golf Championships in the year 2023 -24. The runner-up was Rehan Haider Abbasi of Islamabad and he also put up a commendable performance. He had scores of 70,73,70 and 67 and a total score of 280, five under par. M Safdar (Gujranwala) was third.



Shoaib, Parkha win 62nd National Amateur Golf Championship titles

Lahore Gymkhana Golf Club, Lahore

LAHORE: The Pakistan Golf Federation (PGF) backed Smart City 62nd National Amateur Golf Championship concluded at the historic Lahore Gymkhana Golf Course after four days of enervating golf which fetched Mohammad Shoaib a reassuring reward here on Saturday. Completely an unassuming youngster, Shoaib, belonging to a humble background, took up golf as a career a few years back and devoted hours and hours of effort, year after year to fine tune his golfing capabilities mentored by his coach Malik Shahbaz. The endeavour was filled with a yearning for success and that finally came his way as he emerged triumphant by winning the national golf title of Pakistan.


Saad wins Faldo Series Pakistan title

Rumanza Golf & Country Club, Multan

MULTAN: Young Saad Habib emerged as the champion at the conclusion of the 12th Pakistan Junior Golf Championship on Sunday.
The three-day championship – Faldo Series Pakistan – held at the Rumanza Golf Course, DHA Multan, came to an end with 16-year-old Saad, of Rumanza Golf Club, emerging as the overall champion, having produced three rounds scores of 72, 67 and 74 – an aggregate of 213, three under par.
All through the three rounds, Saad came up with an outstanding display of skills. Saad got selected in the age bracket 16-18 years to represent the country at the Nick Faldo Finals to be held in Vietnam in March.
Syed Yashal Shah got selected in 18-21 years age group. His three rounds scores were 71, 71, 72 – a championship aggregate of 214, two under par. In age group 12-16, Shahmeer Majid will represent Pakistan.


Ahmed Baig clinches Pakistan Open Golf title

Lahore Garrison Greens, Lahore

LAHORE: Ahmed Baig of PAF Skyview Golf Club has played superb golf and succeed to grab the 49th Pakistan Open Golf Championship title here at Lahore Garrison Greens Golf Course. As Ahmed emerged triumphant, to applaud and pat him on the back was Brig Sajid Akram (R), Honorary Secretary of PGF, who complimented him for an excellent performance and committed to make all resources available so that he could continue to excel and show more results on the national and international front. PGF official said, “We are there for you and expect you to come up with results.” He also pointed out that presently Ghulam Nabi carries the record of winning the Pakistan Open six times and hoped that Ahmed will break this record. The aggregate score was 274, fourteen under par fetched him the champions trophy and the winners prize money of Rs 919,000 out of the total prize money of Rs 8 million. The balance was distributed among top 50 professionals as per rule. Matloob Ahmed won the runner-up position with a total aggregate of 283, five under par and Muhammad Alam of Lahore Garrison with a score of 284, four under par secured third. At number four was M Munir with a score of 287, one under par followed by Khalid Khan and M Shahzad bunched together at a score of 288. In senior professional category, Muhammad Akram (Gymkhana) finished first followed by M Tariq (Islamabad) and M Akhter (Islamabad). In the junior professional category, Jawad Ahmed (Peshawar) was winner, M Sahil second and Rehan Babar third. The best amateur of the championship was Saad Habib Malik of Rumanza Golf Club followed by Ali Amin and M Irtaza. In the end, PGF President Lt Gen Qazi Muhammed Ikram (R) awarded prizes to the winners in the presence of PGF Secretary Brig Sajid Akram (R), Omer Zia, Chief Referee, Maj A Ghafoor, Malik Kamran, Tournament Director, and a large number of golfers


Gen Qazi elected president of Pakistan Golf Federation

Royal Palm Golf, Country Club & PAF Golf Club, Lahore

LAHORE: The elections for the new office-bearers of Pakistan Golf Federation (PGF) for the next four-year term were held and as result thereof, Lt Gen Qazi Muhammed Ikram HI(M) (Retd) unanimously elected as President of the PGF. Other elected office-bearers are AVM Tariq Mehmood Ghazi SI(M), Vice President, Khurram Khan, Vice President, Brig Sajid Akram SI(M) (Retd), Hony Secretary, Brig Zahid Hussain (Retd) Joint Secy and Brig Sohail Ishrat (Retd), Treasurer. Present during the election process were representatives of all Provincial Golf Associations. The elected members of the executive committee are lady members Ayesha Fouzan, Attiya Anjum, Ayesha Hamid, Humera Khalid. Other members are Capt Syed Asghar Ali Shah and Haji Muhammad Farooq (BGA), Wing Cdr IN Khokher (R) and Zahid P Arbab (FEGA), Lt Col Syed Imtinan ul Hassan (R), Maj Arshed Mehmood (KPGA), Brig Sajid Akram SI(M) (R), Hamid Zaman and Col Rustam Ali Chatta (PGA), Lt Col Zahid Iqbal (R), Cdre Ghazanfar Abbas and Brig Ahsan Mehmood (R) (SGA). Muhammed Akhter from North and Imran Ali Khan from South were chosen to represent the professional golfers on the executive committee. The outgoing President Lt Gen Muhammed Hilal Hussain HI(M) (Retd) shared that some of his initiatives were a roaring success. Major contributions were institution of Jinnah Development Tour to popularize the participation of new and junior professional players. Then there was the holding of Qualifying School (Q School) for all categories of players and its rotation in north and south of the country for ease of participation. Laying down of minimum prize money limit of Rs 2 million for an Open Golf match plus Rs 0.25 million for juniors and 15% of prize money for seniors. There was holding Asian and ADT matches at Karachi and Lahore and holding of PGF Ladies Amateur Match in which seven teams from abroad participated. Other activities included first time participation of ladies National Games of Pakistan at Peshawar, and now there are half a dozen level 3 and level 2 referees plus one lady referee. A major achievement on the corporate front was getting PGF registered with FBR. This accrued PGF with legitimacy and savings. He also highlighted that shortcomings like fund raising was not as per desire and a few associations failed to conduct JDT, Open and Amateur matches and PGF was unable to train coaches or send them abroad due to exorbitant costs. Gen Qazi assured the House that initiatives taken by his predecessor were nice and ensured that those initiatives will be pursued to achieve desired results. He committed that he and his team will do everything for promotion of golf which included application of collective wisdom and considered this assignment a huge challenge.


Shahid breaks par to seize opening-round lead

Royal Palm Golf, Country Club & PAF Golf Club, Lahore

LAHORE: Shahid Hanif of Lahore Gymkhana struck a one-under 71 as the four-round Pakistan Golf Federation Qualifying School Event 2021-22 teed off simultaneously at the Royal Palm Golf Course and the PAF Skyview Golf Course here on Tuesday.

Shahid was the only golfer to break par on the opening day, with six others on 72, including Muhammed Bilal, Zulfiqar Ali and Aamir Khan of Rawalpindi Golf Club and Asif Shafi, Mohammad Asif and Minhaj Maqsood from PAF Golf Club.

Another five golfers are a further shot adrift, including Syed Bilal Hussain Shah, Ali Asghar, Nasir Masih, Mohammad Siddique and Sandeel Dawood.


Record-breaking Omar Khalid wins tHE 60TH National Amateur Golf Crown

Karachi Golf Club, Karsaz

KARACHI-Fast-rising youngster Omar Khalid created history on Sunday when he comfortably won the 60th National Amateur Golf Championship of Pakistan to become the youngest ever player to claim the country’s most prestigious title.

Omar, an O Levels student from Karachi, played a dream final round of two-under-par 70 to win the coveted National amateur crown by a whopping five-shot margin at the Karachi Golf Club. He is by far the youngest player to win Pakistan’s national championship. Ralfay Raja from Rawalpindi finished as the runner-up.

In the seniors category Col Rustam Ali won the title while Karachi’s Azhar Abbas was the Runner-up. Lahore’s Rimsha Ijaz won the ladies title while her sister Parkha Ijaz was the Runner-up.


Yashal Shah shows luster in Nick Faldo Golf trials

PAF Skyview Golf & Country Club, Lahore

LAHORE-The three-day trials for the selection of three-member boys team and two-member girls team for representing Pakistan in the Nick Faldo Series Grand Final to be played in Hanoi, Vietnam in March 2021, came to an inspiring end on Sunday here at wonderful PAF Skyview Golf Course under the supervision of Pakistan Golf Federation (PGF) team comprising Air Commodore Tariq Usman and Zahid Iqbal.

Distinction and notability in these trials was achieved by S Yashal Shah of Karachi Golf Club in under-16 age group. High flier in age batch under-18 was Mekayl Majid of Defence Raya while the whiz kid in age bracket under-21 was Nouman Ilyas of Lahore Garrison. As for the girls, the illustrious ones were Hamna Amjad of AGC (under-16) and Parkha Ijaz of Defence Raya (under-21).

During the final round on Sunday, Yashal of under-16 category turned out to be the boy of brilliance with an aggregate of 222. The runner-up in the under-16 category was his Karachi club mate Omar Khalid who played impressively but could not capture the top slot. Under-18 top one turned out to be Mikayl Majid of Defence Raya with a three-day aggregate of 226. His rival during was Damil Ataullah, who had to be content with the runner-up slot.


Shabbir Won 47th Pakistan Open Golf Championship Title

Rawalpindi Golf Club

RAWALPINDI: Muhammad Shabbir of Islamabad registered title victory in the 47th Pakistan Open Golf Championship, which concluded at the 135-year old Rawalpindi Golf Club Golf Course on Sunday.

According to PGF spokesman, Shabbir showed ample intensity and sparkle in this title bearing premier event of the National Golf Calendar to surface as Pakistan open champion for 2020-21, seizing the national title for the fifth time. He was the man of eminence at the closing 18th hole on the final day, where he was virtuous enough to embrace his 21-year-old young opponent Ahmed Baig of PAF Skyview Golf Club complimenting him for ending up the championship as runner-up. The four rounds scores achieved by Shabbir were 71, 72, 73 and a remarkable 67 in the final round with aggregate score of 283, five under par.

The scores of Ahmed were 70, 70, 76 and a 70 in the fourth round, aggregate being 286, two under par. The third position was secured by Muhammad Munir of Rawalpindi Golf Club through four rounds scores 77, 71, 70 and 69 with an aggregate of 287, one under par. The comment from the winner was heartening. “Young Ahmed Baig possesses all the traits of a champion and though I have won, I feel sorry for my young rival and hope this experience will add to his maturity and bring rewards and dividends for him in future,” said Shabbir.


Shabbir Iqbal lifts PGF Match Play Golf Championship Title

Royal Palm Golf & Country Club, Lahore

LAHORE: The PGF Match Play Golf Championship 2020 came to a conclusion after five days of difficult and arduous golf for the top ranked professionals and skillful amateurs at the notable Royal Palm Club Golf Course here on Sunday. This was an event of national standing contested in the first two rounds on stroke play basis and then the top 16 performers in the professional category and the top 16 in amateur category faced each other in match play contests which led to eliminations and produced two unbeaten ones in the professional section and two in the amateur section. These unbeaten and elated ones were professionals Muhammad Shabbir Iqbal (Islamabad) and Mohammad Munir (Rawalpindi Golf Club). And in the amateur race, they were Qasim Ali Khan (Gymkhana) and Salman Jahangir, also from Gymkhana, and they faced each other in a 36 holes encounter yesterday.


Peshawar’s Zahir takes lead as PGF’s Q-School begins

Karachi Golf Club & Airmen Golf Club, Recreational Park Karachi

KARACHI: The Covid-19 lockdown on golf officially ended here on Thursday when the four-day Pakistan Golf Federation (PGF) Qualifying School teed off at the Karachi Golf Club (KGC) with almost 300 players featuring in it.

Since March this year when Islamabad Golf Club hosted the National Amateur Championship, there hasn’t been any organised golfing tournament in the country because of the coronavirus pandemic.

But with things getting better, the PGF finally decided to allow the staging of the Q-School which will help select dozens of golfers for the national professional circuit. A total of 52 professionals, 18 senior professionals and 15 junior professionals will earn the right to feature on the national professional circuit. The Top-40 players of the country are exempted on Money list and other 5 are exempted as Top 5 of Development Tour from the Q-school.

Vying for the PGF ‘professional card’ which can get a player a direct entry to the fast growing national professional circuit, the aspiring golfers will be taking part in a total of four rounds at KGC and the Airmen Golf Club. The prestigious KGC is hosting the first leg of the PGF Q-School event while the final leg will be held at the AGC which is counted among the longest and most challenging golf courses in the country.

In the opening round on Thursday, the participating golfers found the going tough at KGC with Peshawar’s Zahir Shah taking a slim one-shot lead after firing a steady round of par-72.
In second place was KGC’s Rofin Shamim, who carded 73. Rofin, who is known among his peers as ‘Tiger’ because of his resemblance to the legendary Tiger Woods, is hoping to secure a PGF card by doing well in the Q-School. In third place was the duo of Lahore’s Aadil Jahangir and Peshawar’s Azmat Khan, who both shot 74.

In the ladies gross competition that was played for the main trophy, Hamna Amjad (227) scooped up the title with Aania Farooq (244) and Suneyah Osama (246) finishing second and third respectively. Ladies net trophy was won by Shahnaz Saleem (224) with Syeda Iman Ali Shah (228) and Ayesha Moazzam (230) finishing second and third respectively.

They were trailed by a total of nine golfers at 75 – Amir Khan, Ahmed Saeed, Asif Ali, Azhar Khan, Latif Rafiq, M Khalid, M Rehman, Shahid Parvez and Suleman Akhtar.

They were trailed by a total of nine golfers at 75 – Amir Khan, Ahmed Saeed, Asif Ali, Azhar Khan, Latif Rafiq, M Khalid, M Rehman, Shahid Parvez and Suleman Akhtar.

Commodore Ghazanfar Abbas, the tournament director, said that all players were following Covid-9 SOPs. The Q-School is a PGF event being held in collaboration with Sindh Golf Association (SGA), KGC and AGC.


Ghazanfar Lifts National Amateur Golf Trophy

Islamabad Club, Golf Course

Ghazanfar Mehmood stood tall, securing par 72 in the final round to win the 59th National Amateur Championship title following a competitive last day’s play at the Islamabad Club course here Sunday.

The leading amateur golfer went into the final round with four under 140 over days and maintained that score following a brief hiccup early Sunday morning and then recovering well to win the title.

Ghazanfar aggregated four under 212 for three days. The golfer from Rawalpindi had two bogeys going into the 12th hole, where he succeeded in carding birdie and on three-stroke hole No 14, he was seen sinking in long range put to gain another stroke to go four under on aggregate.

He finished the third round from where he started Sunday. Taimoor Khan had a poor last round where he was seen carding eight over 80 to finish on fourth ultimately. He got an aggregate of nine over 225 for three days. Zubair Hussain (223) carded 73 in the final to finish runner-up in the gross event with Tariq Mehmood who got an aggregate 224 managed third position.

Tariq, however, emerged winner in the net category meant for handicap players seven and under getting an aggregate 215 over three days. He was followed by Raja Muhammad Israr (218) and Salman Khan (220) for second and third positions, respectively.
Alamgir Shah (143) was the winner in the net category 12 and below senior category that was played over 36 holes. Qaiser Hussain (146) and Javed Ahmad Khan (148) finished second and third respectively.

In the ladies gross competition that was played for the main trophy, Hamna Amjad (227) scooped up the title with Aania Farooq (244) and Suneyah Osama (246) finishing second and third respectively. Ladies net trophy was won by Shahnaz Saleem (224) with Syeda Iman Ali Shah (228) and Ayesha Moazzam (230) finishing second and third respectively.

Federal Golf Association has already won the Inter-Association main trophy with KP Association finishing runners-up.

Punjab got the top position with Federal Golf Association finishing as runner in the seniors team event (55 and above).

Pakistan had already won the international team event and JR Jayewardene Trophy which was played on the opening two days. Pakistan team was consisting of Taimoor Khan and Zohaib Asif.


Pakistan clinch International team title at 59th National Amateur Golf

Islamabad Club Golf Course

Pakistan team captured the International Team title in the 59th National Amateur Golf Championships at the Islamabad Club Golf Course here on Saturday.

The Team comprised Taimoor Khan, Zohaib Asif and registered a two-day aggregate of 303.


Pakistan win JR Jaywardene Golf Trophy in National Amateur Golf

Islamabad Club Golf Course

Pakistan won the JR Jaywardene Golf Trophy in the 59th National Amateur Golf 2020 at the Islamabad Golf Course on Friday.
After the first round was lost to rain on Thursday and the championship had to be reduced to three rounds from four rounds of competitive golfing, the first round brought refreshing news for Pakistan as the two-member Pakistani golf team comprising of Taimoor Khan and Zohaib Asif prevailed over the two-member Sri Lankan team consisting of Punith De Silva and Udesh Perera.
Score wise Taimoor Khan had a round of gross 73 while Zohaib Asif came up with a round of 75 giving the Pakistani team an aggregate score of 148 as against the Sri Lankan team score of aggregate 156. The margin of victory for Pakistan was eight strokes.