Sindh Amateur Golf goes into action today

Karachi—The 16th edition of Sindh Amateur Golf Championship explode into action here at the picturesque Karachi Golf Club from Friday at 8.00 am with around 150 golfers in the fray for different titles.
Besides the main amateur crown, the event is being played in Seniors, Veterans, Ladies, Juniors Under-18 and 14 categories under the auspices of Sindh Golf Association (SGA).
“Unfortunately we will be missing defending champion Ghazanafar Mahmood because of the hospitalization of his wife,” SGA President Asad I.A.Khan said while announcing the details of the championship.
He said to groom the young talent junior categories will also be the part of the competition.
Amateur will be played over 54-holes while seniors, juniors, ladies will take part in 36-holes contest and veterans in 18-hole competition.
In the absence of Ghazanfar Mahmood, Rehman Mani and Robin Bagh of Royal Palm Club Lahore along with Ahmed Baig, who won a car for hole-in-on in DHA Golf recently will be strong contenders for Amateur title with Khalid Mahmood of Rawalpindi, Zuhaib Asif, Waseem Rana, Mansoor Teli, Ahmed Ali, Sajid Khan, Nadeem Aslam, Owais Intisar, Saim Shazli.
Former KGC Captain Sohail Rana would be defending his seniors’ title with strong contention from Sajid Sharif, Salman Shikoh, Umar Bangash, Umar Farooq, Asad I.A.Khan, Brig (Rtd) and Ayaz Pir
As many as 20 ladies would be battling for the women’s title including Anna Gill and Zaibunnisa from Royal Palm Club Lahore.
According to break-up provided by the organizers Amateurs (56), Seniors (40), Juniors (21), Veterans (24) and Ladies (20) will be featuring in the championship.—APP

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