1st WAPDA Golf Championship: Ahmed Baig Stars
The First Chairman WAPDA Golf Championship culimnated after three rounds of trials and tests for the participating champions at the fantastic and breathtaking Defence Raya Golf Course. Star of the championship turned out to be Ahmed Baig (WAPDA) who achieved success by a margin of two strokes as he triumphed over another accomplished one Ghazanfar Mehmood, also of WAPDA.
No doubt whenever he competes ,Ahmed Baig is virtually flawless and this attribute tilts the flow of competition in his favour. It goes to the credit of Ghazanafar that he tried to elevate his game to a winning level but then Ahmed stayed ahead with some remarkable shot making. Over the three rounds Ahmed had scores of 70, 72 and 73 and an aggregate of 215 as against Ghazanfars scores of 72, 72 and 73 and an aggregate of 217.
Another one who added competitive grace to the race for honours in gross section was young Zunair Aleem Khan of Defence Raya. He managed three rounds scores of 77,72 and an impressive 70 on the final day. His attempt to cast a winning breakthrough was masterful but in the final reckoning he had to be content with the third gross.
Best performer in net category turned out to be Hafiz Awais of Defence Raya. This turned out to be a good occasion for him as he demonstrated his playing skills in an impressive manner. His net winning aggregate was 207. Runner up net was Ahmed Jabran (Defence Raya) with a score of net 209. Ali Naeem of Royal Palm ended up picking the third net. His score was net 215.
Ladies champion was Parkha Ijaz of Defence Raya. Her gross score for two rounds was 151. Second gross winner was Humna Amjad (PAF Skyview). The score achieved was 157 and Ghazala Yasmin (WAPDA) won third gross, with a score of 162. Net winner in ladies section was Suneyah Osama (Garrison). Her score was 136 and second net winner was Mina Zainab (score of net 143), and third net went to Zaib un Nisa(Royal Palm). Her score was net 144.
At the conclusion of the Championship ,Federal Minister for Water Resources, Muhammed Faisal Wada and Lt Gen (r) Muzzamil Hussain, Chairman WAPDA awarded prizes to the winners.
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