RAWALPINDI: Pakistan’s top golfer Muhammad Shabbir Iqbal clinched a five-under 67 in the final round to become the Pakistan Open champion at the Rawalpindi Golf Course on Sunday.
With this victory, he also pocketed Rs. 7070,000, Rs. Rs. Rs. Rs. Rs. Rs. Rs. Rs. Stressed the ability of
“Angster Ahmed Baig has played great golf for the last three days and I knew I had to play exceptionally well in the final round. You always feel the pressure when you go to the last round of needing a perfect round to leave your last close behind. This is the experience that teaches you because I had a hard time doing my best to win the title.
Pakistan’s top golfer pitched eight birdies on holes 1, 4, 6, 10, 11, 13, 14, 17 and lost by one stroke of knives 3, 7 and 18 and five runs under U-67 on the last day. Made and left his rival Ahmed. Three shocks behind for the top position. Ahmed took three birdies in holes 9, 15 and 16 and sank a boogie in the last hole to end the day on the second under-70 run. Shabbir scored two under 286 runs for four days with a total success of five under 283 runs. Both tied in the last round at a score of 216
“I managed to hit my tee shots of my choice today and it helped me a lot to have five underdogs for the day. I could have gotten a much better score, but all is well, it ends with me hollowing out a major national honor.
He praised Ahmed and said that the future of the youth is very bright. “All he needs is experience and I hope he will be a better golfer by the time he does,” said Shabbir.
Ahmed made a fortune of Rs 3,371,250 on his scoring efforts.
Mohammad Munir (one under 287) paid Rs 232,500 and Mohammad Nazir (par 288) 187,500, Mohammad Alam (one over 289 one) 166,875, Mohammad Afzal (three to 291) 127,500, Timur Khan (three (More than 291) Rs 127,500, an amateur golfer Umar Khokhar (four in 292 overs) and Muhammad Rehman (four over 292) Rs 103,500 were the other top finishers.
Abdul Wadud claimed the junior event with a score of 216 in three days, followed by Faizan Ali (22 overs 227) and Ashfaq Ahmed (23 overs 232).
The seniors’ professional honors were won by Nisar Hussain (eight overs 224), followed by Zulfiqar Ali (nine overs 225) and Muhammad Akram (10 overs 226) for three days. President Dr. Arif Alvi was the chief guest and distributed prizes among the winners.