The Pakistan Golf Federation has stepped ahead to provide the talented golfers of the country an opportunity to gain experience at the international level and excel in overseas golf arenas.
In Ladies a two member team has been announced which comprises of:
- Parkha Ijaz of Defence Raya Golf Club and
- Humna Amjad of Kamra Golf Club.
These two skilled players in their teens will be travelling to Jakarta ,Indonesia to compete in the World Junior Golf Championship to be held at Damai Indah Golf Course from 5th June to 8th June 2018.
The Championship is open to girls below the age of 17 years. Mrs Zeenat Ayesha, Member of The Executive Committee of Pakistan Golf Federation will accompany the team as Manager.
Speaking of her preparations for this Championship, Parkha Ijaz said that she is practicing under the supervision of her coach M. Imran at the Defence Raya Golf Course in Lahore and besides attaining expertise in shot making, she is mixing this up with fitness related exercises at the Gym. Elaborating she stated that she and Humna are pleased about the fact that they will be reaching Jakarta a few days ahead of the championship and hence will have a chance to play at least two practise rounds and get a feel of the golf course and the windy conditions. By playing two practise rounds they will be in a position to plan their strategy ahead of the main championship.
While the ladies get ready for the Indonesia tour, a three member Boys team has already left for China to take part in the Mission Hills Jack Nicklaus Golf Championship 2018. This championship commences on 1st June and will continue till 3rd June in Haiku ,Hainan. The Pakistani contingent comprises of Junaid Irfan, Hamza Shikoh and Omar Khalid.
Junaid and Hamza will compete in the 15-17 age group and Omar will compete for honors in the 11-14 age bracket.
Commodore Ghazanfar Abbas of Karachi Golf Club will be the team manager.
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