1st Inter Club Ladies Golf: Ghazala Wins
LAHORE: The First Inter Club LLGA Ladies Golf Tournament endorsed and patronized by Mrs Ayesha Hamid was contested at the Lahore Gymkhana Golf Course.
Participation was allowed to lady golfers of Gymkhana, Lahore Garrison Golf Club, Royal Palm, Defence Raya Golf Club and by invitation to lady golfers with a registered handicap. Form of play was stroke play and the competition turned out to be fierce indeed as the competing ladies strategised and planned their game to come up with accomplished scores. Big names like Ghazala, Rimsha,nParkha,nSuneyah, Sameea Javed Ali and Ana James Gill were all there to show their skills and ability and to apply their command and control over their game.
At the end of 18 holes, Ghazala Yasmin of Garrison Golf Club emerged as the gross winner. She attained this honour through flawless hitting and good work on the greens. Her gross score for the 18 holes was 77. Ghazala is a former national title holder and managed to prevail over her fancied opponents with an admirable performance.
The runner up in gross section was Rimsha Ijaz of Defence Raya Golf Club. Rimsha is regarded as a talented one and though she tried hard to curb the winning march of Ghazala, that did not happen and she had to be content with the runners up trophy. Her gross score was 81 and Ghazala beat her by four strokes. Third gross position went to Suneyah Osama of Garrison Golf Club and her score was 85.
As for the race for honors in net section, the successful one turned out to be Iman Ali Shah of Gymkhana. In the face of tough competition she managed to take home the first net with a score of net 70. Other position holders were Maimoona Azam, 2nd net, Aisha Moazzam, third net and Shabana Waheed, fourth net.
Team trophy was won by Garrison Golf Club comprising of Ghazala Yasmin, Suneyah Osama and Shabana Waheed.
The championship was organized by the ladies team headed by Mrs Maimoona Azam who has recently been appointed Lady Golf Captain of Gymkhana Golf Club. It was also announced by Mrs Ayesha Hamid that she will sponsor this event every year.