2nd PGA Ladies Golf Championship: Rimsha Wins
The 2nd PGA Ladies Golf Championship came to a successful finish after three rounds of testing golf for the lady competitors in the Gold Category segment at the exotic Defence Raya Golf Course.
Triumphant one turned out to be young Rimsha Ijaz Khan of this club who attained ascendancy over her competing mates with a three rounds aggregate score of 219. Her final day round of gross 71 was flawless and enabled her to reach the winning level with a flourish. Runner up in gross section was Aania Farooq of Airmen Golf Club Karachi with an aggregate gross score of 230. Ghazala Yasmin of Garrison came third. Her aggregate score was 234.
Net section top performer was Parkha Ijaz of Defence Raya.With a three days net score of 212 she certainly created a stir with her excellent hitting and adroit work on the greens. Runner up net prize went to Arooba Ali of Rawalpindi,her net score being 214. She is another upcoming lady player who is set for higher honours in days to come. Ana James Gill of Royal Palm came third, the net aggregate score being 218.
Other results; Silver Category; 3rd gross, Zeenat Ayesha (Islamabad); 2nd gross, Tehmina Rashid (Islamabad); 1st gross, Naghmana Atif(Karachi); 3rd net, Rafaqat Abjad (Rawalpindi); 2nd net, Ayesha Fauzan (MGGC); 1st net, MrsTabassum Sharif (Karachi);
Bronze Category; 3rd gross, Rabia Tiwana (Gymkhana); 2nd gross, Shabana Waheed (Garrison); 1st gross, Shahar Bano Hamdani (Rawalpindi); 3rd net, Mrs Moonus Saba (Gymkhana); 2nd net, Shahnaz Saleem (MGGC); 1st net, Mina Zainab (Gymkhana);
The team event was won by the Lahore Team.
This championship was organized by the ladies team headed by Mrs Asma Shami, with a few other devoted and passionate ones ensuring a competition of national standing. Enforcement of golf rules was a major achievement and totally disciplined participants added grace and competitive flavor. Another achievement of this championship was that the talent of over ten lady golfers stands highlighted.
At the conclusion of the Championship, Mrs Amer Riaz, wife of the Corp Commander awarded prizes to the winners and the grand ceremony was attended by participating ladies, Brig(r) Sikandar Hayat of the Club, Brig (r) Shahid Wahab Rao of Punjab Golf Association and golfers.
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