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Salman crowned 4th Chairman Wapda Golf champion

14 February, 2022

 Salman crowned 4th Chairman Wapda Golf champion

LAHORE  - Pakistan No 1 amateur golfer Salman Jehangir of Wapda clinched the 4th Chairman Wapda Golf Championship trophy here at the Lahore Gymkhana Golf Course on Sunday.  

In the final round, Salman beat his rival Qasim Ali Khan by a margin of two strokes. Qasim Ali Khan had scores of 74, 72 and 77 and a total match aggregate of 223. The third position was secured by Ahmed Zafar Hayat whose aggregate score was 229. These talented ones augmented the combative flow of the championship. 

In the net race for honors, Ahmed Jibran (Gymkhana) finished first with a net aggregate score of 206 while Danish Javed (Wapda) secured second and Wajahat Ali Khan (PAF Skyview) third. In the amateur section, Salman Jehangir hit the longest drive and Qasim Ali Khan nearest to the pin.  

Other main achievers were Col (r) Asif Mehdi in senior amateur section and Parkha Ijaz in ladies category. In the invitational category, the successful ones were Ch M Aslam, Furqan Bucha, Javed Khan, Maj Gen Zawar Hussain, Lt Gen Mian M Hilal Hussain, Abdul Majid, Shaukat Javed, Col Ikramul Haq and Khalid M Asim.  

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In veterans event, Tahir Nawazish grabbed first net, Ejaz Malik second and Ch Ghuftar third. In the gross section, Javed Khan bagged first, Mahboob Alam second and A Wajid Sethi third position. In the ladies section, Iman Ali Shah won the first, Minaa Zainab second and Zaibun Nisa third. In the gross section, Parkha Ijaz finished first, Ghazala Yasmin second and Suneyah Osama third. In seniors net category, Dr Abdul Hamid Awan was first, Rashid Akbar second and Ahsan Ghias third. In the gross section, Col (R) Asif Mehdi bagged first, Tariq Mehmood second and Shafiq Bhatti third gross.  

At the concluding ceremony, the prizes were awarded to the players by Ch Sarwar, Governor Punjab, along with Mian Misbahur Rehman of Lahore Gymkhana, Lt Gen (R) Muzzamil Hussain, Chairman Wapda. The ceremony was attended by diplomats of Malaysia, Jordan, Bosnia, Lt Gen (R) Khalid Maqbool, Admiral M Asif Sindhlia, Lt Gen (R) M Hilal Hussain, Toheed Ahmed, Chairperson, British Amateur Golf Association, Shafqat Rana, DG Sports Wapda, M Musharraf Khan, M Razzaq Gill, General Secretary Sports and participating golfers. 

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