KARACHI: The Bank Al Habib’s 10th Rashid D. Habib Memorial National Professional Golf Tournament 2021 played at Karachi Golf Club, was won by the Pakistan’s Ace Golfer Shabbir Iqbal.
Shabbir Iqbal topped the leader-board with 275-13 under par. Ahmed Baig is the first runner up with 278-10 under par. Muhammad Ashfaq captured third position with 280-8 under par. They were paid PKR 703,500, PKR 454,930 and 281,400 respectively as their share out of the total prize money of PKR 7.9 million.
Tournament Winner Shabbir Iqbal said, “I played my best and Allah Almighty rewarded me. I am thankful to Bank Al Habib for their utmost cooperation with Golf in our country.”
Winner for the last two consecutive years, Matloob Ahmed tied 5th position with Taimoor Khan and scored 283-5 under par. They individually bagged PKR 185,255 as prize money.
Tahir Naseem and Irfan Mehmood tied the senior professional category title with score of 144. Iftikhar Ahmed captured third position and scored 145.
Abdul Wadood won the Junior Professional category with 147-3 and was paid PKR 47,500 as prize money. Muhammad Saqib is holding second position and claimed PKR 37,500. Akash scored 153-3 to win PKR 30,000 and third position.
The 1300cc Toyota car remained unclaimed that was reserved as prize for the golfer achieving hole-in-one.
Chief Guest at the occasion Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Amjad Khan Niazi along with Bank Al Habib’s Managing Director, Abbas D. Habibdistributed prizes among the winners.