The 38th Governors Cup Golf Tournament 2021 contested over three rounds at the admirable Lahore Gymkhana Golf Course turned out to be an exceptional event in terms of quality golf, acuminous competition and commendable flair.
The triumphant one in Men’s section was Hassan Sami, in Senior’s section it was Asad Hameed and in Ladies category the sensational one was 14 years old Amina Tiwana who has recently returned from United States after formal two months coaching at the famous Henry Brunton Golf Academy.
As for Hassan Sami the Governors Cup Men’s Title Winner, he owes this phenomenally acquired favorable outcome to sublime nerve control, meticulous golf play while other adversaries were looking dangerous and lethal. However, Hassan Sami had that edge because his putting on the greens was consummate and error free. Over the three enervating rounds Hassan Sami had scores of net 67 in the first round, net 74 in the second and an overpowering 66 in the final round giving him an impressive aggregate of net 207, nine under par. His victory can be marked as exceptional and meritorious.
Other performers in the race for net honours were Khawaja Jehanzeb who had to be content with runners up slot with a three rounds net aggregate score of 214 and third position went to Muhammed Omer Farooq. His net aggregate was 217. Gross section winners were Ahmed Zafar Hayat, first with a three rounds score of gross 226, Danish Javed, second and Hussain Hamid, third.
Seniors amateur section winner was Asad Hameed who came first through superb hitting and stable all round play. Abdullah Sharif came second Muhammed Usman was third.
The little 14 year old Amina Tiwana surprised her opponents by achieving victory against more experienced challengers. Pakistan golf scene will hear more of her in tournaments to come. Dr Rubab Haider won second net and Ana James Gill was third.
Winners of other events:
Junior Girls: Shanzay Malik, first, Yasmin Zaman Khan, second, Mahnoor Sayid, third.
Junior Boys: Shahbaz Ali, first, Rehan Babar, second and Rehan Asif, third.
Ladies Gross: Zahida Durrani, first, Ghazala Yasmin, second and Syeda Iman Ali Shah, third.
Veterans: Javed A. Khan, first, Tariq Baloch, second and A. Wajid Sethi, third.
Veterans Net: Javaid A. Zia, first; Ch. Guftar Ahmed, second and Mehmood A Sheikh, third.
Seniors Gross: Col. M. Shafi, first; Mohsin Anwer, second; Tariq Mehmood, third.
Best Rounds Gross: Muhaymin Maneka, first day; Nouman Ilyas, second day and M. Shoaib, third day.
Best Rounds Net: Salman Shahid, first day; Omar Javaid Zia, second day and Wajahat Ali, third day.
At the conclusion of the 38th Governors Cup Golf Tournament , the prizes were awarded to winners by Shafqat Mehmood, Federal Minister for Education.