The much acclaimed, admired, esteemed and avidly awaited 8th J. A. Zaman Memorial Open Golf Championship will be held at the Lahore Gymkhana Golf Course from Thursday, 10th till 12th December, with the best professional golf players of Pakistan seen in action.
Held in memory of the iconic symbol J. A. Zaman, a man of immense self esteem and a passion for golf which he played and regularly engaged in at the Lahore Gymkhana Golf Course for over half a century. Hamid Zaman, Head of Zaman family and Omar Zaman spelled out that with the prize money doubled to Rupees 4.1 million, the family plans to make this championship biggest golf event of the country and in fact also go international and ultimately join hands with Asian Tour.
Star players of the Pakistan golf circuit like Shabbir Iqbal, M. Matloob, Ahmed Baig, Hamza Amin, Muhammed Munir, have all converged to Gymkhana Golf Course and all feel resolute about excellence in application of golfing skills and coming up with champion like scores.
As for the playing arena the Lahore Gymkhana eighteen holes Golf course with par 72 layout has significant features like excellent tees, immaculate fairways, true and fast greens and 3750 trees of various types. Additionally 55 bunkers, 6 water hazards add to the challenge and test of champions ability and coerce them to strategize and plan their shots.