37th Millat Tractors Governors Cup Golf commences today


Muhammad Babur


The 37th Millat Tractors Governors Cup Golf Tournament will be contested at the Lahore Gymkhana Golf Course from 23rd October to 25th October 2020.This was stated by Sarmad Nadeem ,Convenor Golf in a press conference at Lahore Gymkhana Golf Club , attended and adressed by Raza Saeed ,Tournament Director,Dr Dildar Hussain ,Captain Golf,Ahsan Imran ,CEO Millat Equipment and Imran Yaqub of Millat Tractors.
Sarmad Nadeem said that gradually the threat and scare of Covid is receding and giving way to activity in the sports arenas .Covid hit the golf courses too ,causing total closure of golf courses ,thus springing a big surprise on the yearning ones. Never before has such a predicament been experienced but the gleeful news is that golf courses are now active and so is the competitive action. He further said that all golfers are glad and cheered up about this happening and in accordance with the golf calendar schedule Lahore Gymkhana Golf Course is all prepared to host the very popular Millat Tractors Governors Cup Golf Tournament.
Ahsan Imran of Millat Group highlighted that this is an annual event of national standing full of competitive zest and vibrancy and bestows an opportunity to young golf players to exhibit their abilities plus talent under moments of intense competitive pressure and gain recognition as players of merit.
Talking about the history of this championship ,he said that this national golf event now enters into its 37th year .It owes its continuity to Chairman , Millat Group of Companies ,Sikander Mustafa Khan. Undoubtedly this icon of the corporate world has to be recognized and appreciated for injecting abundant energy into this historical championship was first time held in the year 1984,on the initiative of the then President of Pakistan and from year to year it has thrived ,flourished and established itself as an essential happening of the annual golf calendar of Pakistan.
As for the competing golfers Raza Saeed ,Tournament Director stated that amateurs competing for the main title are 170,while in other events ladies amateur are 34 ,senior amateurs are 90 and veterans are 42 while juniors are 20.
Evaluation of competitors participating in this championship is an important factor and in the handicap category 4 & below, the following names need to be highlighted;
Ahmed Sultan Kayani,Nauman Ilyas,Rustam Chatta,Capt Zain,Ahmed Zafar Hayat,Waleed Zubair,Salman Jehangir,Damil Ataullah, Ahsan Khawaja, Mohsen Zafar, Qasim Khan.

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