Karachi win by a stroke over Royal Palm

Karachi win by a stroke over Royal PalmIn the 6th Aquafina Royal Palm Golf Team Championship that concluded yesterday at the Royal Palm Golf Course,success was acheived by Karachi Golf Club team as they managed to gain an advantage over Royal Palm team by a one stroke margin.

All throughthe final day the fight was cut throat and not for a moment did one team look better than the other.For Royal Palm,M.Rehman excelled on every shot and by virtue of consistent pars ended the round with a score of par 72,giving his side a lot of hope and optimism.His team mate Sardar Murad was effective too and played with ample maturity but somehow luck was not in his favour and bogied the 18th hole to tilt the result Karachi’s way.

A rather agonising end for him after three rounds of quality play that somehow did not conclude on a winning note.That however should not take
the credit away from Karachi teams performance as their star player Ali Hai ably led the effort and did not relent at any stage and as his three rounds scores indicate he was outstanding in his contribution to Karachi Golf teams success.

Scores of 72,73 and 72 are reflective of a champions touch.Others who contributed to Karachi’s win are Mansoor Teli and Asif Ahmed.And in this contest Karachi and Royal Palm teamslooked a bit too superior as compared to the other teams and although Rawalpindi team came third they lost to Royal Palm by a margin of 22 strokes.

Team positions of six top teams and their scores:Karachi Golf Club,1st with a score of 685;Royal Palm,2nd with a score of 686;Rawalpindi,3rd with a score of 708;Sargodah,4th with a score of 721;Gymkhana,6th with a score of 726.
The gross honors in individual category fell in the welcoming lap of Ali Hai,the top amateur golfer of the country.Once again he was showed his ability and the pars and birdies came in regular succession with bogies too infrequent which highlights his control over the competition.Ali Hai ended up winning the first gross with three rounds scores of 72,73 and 72,a total of 217,one over par.

Mohammed Rehman of Royal Palm came second with three rounds scores of 76,75 and 76 and an aggregate of 223,seven over par.Ghazanfar Mehmood of Rawalpindi came third with scores of 76,75 and 74 and an aggregate of 225,nine over par.Other notable contenders who performed well are Sardar Murad(Royal Palm)225,Mansoor Teli(Karachi)233,Asif  Ahmed(Karachi)235,Mohsen Zafar(Royal Palm)236,Omer  Khokher(Islamabad)237,Robin Bagh(Sargodah)238 and Omer Salamat(Royal Palm)238.On this occasion the winning team was all praise for the match organistion by Col(r)Jamil Khalid and chief refree Iftikhar Taj Mian.

In the ladies competition Tehmina Rashid was the best one in ladies net event and grabbed the first net.Nushmiya Sukhera did hit the shots accurately enough but had to be content with the second net prize.Another teen age golfer Maryamma Khan came third.In ladies gross the winner was Ghazala Yasmin,Ami Qin second and Sameea Javed Ali,third.

As for the challenge shield the shield winner was Hamid Sharif.Sardar Murad won the runners up prize and Mohammed Hassan Saeed came third.And in the invitational category the winners in net were Omer Malik,nearest to the pin,Longest drive,Sameer Iftikhar,most accurate drive,Shahryar Ahmed,3rd net winner,Omer Malik,2nd net Tariq Pervez,1st net,Naseer Akhter,3rd gross,Hamid Sharif,2nd gross Usman Saleem,1st gross Sameer Iftikhar.
At the conclusion of the championship the prizes were awarded to the winners by Omer Malik,Franchise Director,Pepsico and Ramzan Sheikh the CEO of Royal Palm.

In the 6th Aquafina Royal Palm Golf Team Championship that concluded yesterday at
the Royal Palm Golf Course,success was acheived by Karachi Golf Club team as they
managed to gain an advantage over Royal Palm team by a one stroke margin.

All throughthe final day the fight was cut throat and not for a moment did one team look better than the other.For Royal Palm,M.Rehman excelled on every shot and by virtue of
consistent pars ended the round with a score of par 72,giving his side a lot of hope
and optimism.His team mate Sardar Murad was effective too and played with ample
maturity but somehow luck was not in his favour and bogied the 18th hole to tilt the
result Karachi’s way.

A rather agonising end for him after three rounds of quality
play that somehow did not conclude on a winning note.That however should not take
the credit away from Karachi teams performance as their star player Ali Hai ably led
the effort and did not relent at any stage and as his three rounds scores indicate
he was outstanding in his contribution to Karachi Golf teams success.Scores of 72,73
and 72 are reflective of a champions touch.Others who contributed to Karachi’s win
are Mansoor Teli and Asif Ahmed.And in this contest Karachi and Royal Palm teams
looked a bit too superior as compared to the other teams and although Rawalpindi
team came third they lost to Royal Palm by a margin of 22 strokes.

Team positions of six top teams and their scores:Karachi Golf Club,1st with a score
of 685;Royal Palm,2nd with a score of 686;Rawalpindi,3rd with a score of
708;Sargodah,4th with a score of 721;Gymkhana,6th with a score of 726.
The gross honors in individual category fell in the welcoming lap of Ali Hai,the top
amateur golfer of the country.Once again he was showed his ability and the pars and
birdies came in regular succession with bogies too infrequent which highlights his
control over the competition.Ali Hai ended up winning the first gross with three
rounds scores of 72,73 and 72,a total of 217,one over par.

Mohammed Rehman of Royal Palm came second with three rounds scores of 76,75 and 76 and an aggregate of 223,seven over par.Ghazanfar Mehmood of Rawalpindi came third with scores of 76,75 and 74 and an aggregate of 225,nine over par.Other notable contenders who performed
well are Sardar Murad(Royal Palm)225,Mansoor Teli(Karachi)233,Asif Ahmed(Karachi)235,Mohsen Zafar(Royal Palm)236,Omer Khokher(Islamabad)237,Robin Bagh(Sargodah)238 and Omer Salamat(Royal Palm)238.On this occasion the winning team was all praise for the match organistion by Col(r)Jamil Khalid and chief refree Iftikhar Taj Mian.

In the ladies competition Tehmina Rashid was the best one in ladies net event and
grabbed the first net.Nushmiya Sukhera did hit the shots accurately enough but had
to be content with the second net prize.Another teen age golfer Maryamma Khan came
third.In ladies gross the winner was Ghazala Yasmin,Ami Qin second and Sameea Javed
Ali,third.

As for the challenge shield the shield winner was Hamid Sharif.Sardar Murad won the
runners up prize and Mohammed Hassan Saeed came third.And in the invitational category the winners in net were Omer Malik,nearest to the pin,Longest drive,Sameer Iftikhar,most accurate drive,Shahryar Ahmed,3rd net winner,Omer Malik,2nd net Tariq Pervez,1st net,Naseer Akhter,3rd gross,Hamid Sharif,2nd gross Usman Saleem,1st gross Sameer Iftikhar.
At the conclusion of the championship the prizes were awarded to the winners by Omer
Malik,Franchise Director,Pepsico and Ramzan Sheikh the CEO of Royal Palm.