Matloob wins JA Zaman
Memorial Open Golf C’ship
LAHORE: The 7th J.A.Zaman Memorial Open Golf Championship came to a rousing conclusion after four rounds of golfing excellence from the top forty professional golf champions of the country and Matloob Ahmad dethroned defending champion Muhammad Shabbir in a dramatic manner to win the title here on Sunday at Lahore Gymkhana club course .
These top players of the professional golf circuit of Pakistan have a standing of their own as far as golfing expertise goes and when they compete, ample rivalry for success is visible and each one is seen vying for a spot that will not only bring honors but good earnings too.
This annual to class activity turned out to be advantageous and auspicious for Matloob Ahmed of Lahore Garrison Golf Club as he flourished, prospered and ultimately triumphed as the four rounds ended and the champion he vanquished was none else but the remarkable and incredibly masterly one, Mohammad Shabbir Iqbal, the defending champion and number one ranked golf professional of the country.
At the start of the final round on Sunday these two rivals were bunched together at a score of gross 209, seven under par and as the battle of champions gathered momentum, the proceedings oozed with stressful moments as each stakeholder played to the best of his ability, avoiding the slightest of errors and applying experience and skillful talent to the maximum. – APP