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8th Chief of the Naval Staff Amateur Golf Championship

November 14, 2018 | General, Official News | Share:

Islamabad, November 14, 2018 (PPI-OT): The 8th Chief of the Naval Staff Amateur Golf Championship will be contested at the exquisite Defence Raya Golf and Country Club Golf Course from 16th November to 18th November 2018. This will be the 8th successive and uninterrupted year of this championship and for the 8th segment of this majestic golf competition, Defence Raya Golf Course has been chosen as the playing arena .Undoubtedly ,this golf course has all the components like remarkable fairways, sterling greens and commendable environment and top of the line allied facilities.

The Pakistan Navy and the sponsors are striving to make sure that all aspects of the Championship are handled and executed in an outstanding manner and the competitive activity sparkles the golf scene of the country. Pakistan Navy seeks to jell sports with professional assignments in a way that cohesion is promoted and youngsters feel looked after well.

From the competitive angle, the prime and paramount aspects of the Chief of Naval Staff Amateur Golf Championship are that it is open to the top golf amateurs of the country and only players with a handicap of 12 and below are eligible to participate. In this way it opens itself to every significant champion of the national golf scene that matters in the golf arena of Pakistan and as for the participating champions, the leading ones will be there to demonstrate their capabilities and thereby earn rewards in the shape of honour, glory and wholesome prizes.

Top ranked players are determined to come up with amazing golf scores so as to bring joy to all stake holders associated with this championship and in the process prove that they are champions of value in this game of skills.

As for the sponsors, Pakistan Navy have offered complete financial support towards holding of this event in a grand way and as for Defence Raya Golf and Country Club, it has opened up its golf course to all participating amateur golfers and seeks to enable them to achieve honours and pick up valuable prizes.


For the amateur golf players of Pakistan, this event seeks to create an opportunity whereby they can apply their golfing skills in a way that the scores they attain help them to get noticed at the national level and subsequently represent the country in international competitions.


Cut will be applied and top 40 and ties will play on the final day

Senior Amateurs

There is also an event for the Senior Amateurs. Age eligibility for Senior Amateurs is 55 years and above and having handicap of 14 and below. Most of the senior amateurs taking part in this championship are accomplished golf players who have performed at the National and International level during their youthful days. Seniors will be competing over 18 holes on 17th November.


Ladies will compete over 18 holes on 16th November and eligible ones are those who play to a handicap of 30 and below.

Participants Details:

Amateurs – 72

Senior Amateur – 41

Ladies – 18

Prominent Amateurs in order of their handicap standing are:

Wazir Ali; Salman Jehangir; Ahmed Zafar Hayat; Robin Bagh; Qasim Ali Khan; Mohsen Zafar(all from Lahore Gymkhana) Jaffar Irfan(4) Ahmed Baig, Nadeem Aslam, M.Saqib, Ahmed Kayani and Damil Ataullah (all from Garrison Golf Club) Fakhar Imam; Zunair Aleem Khan; Sardar Murad; Murad A.Khan; Taimoor Shabbir; Abbas Ali Shah; Ahmed Rafi(all from Defence Raya);

Notable amongst the other amateurs participating in this championship who have a handicap of above four are Ghazanfar Mehmood, Zohaib Asif and Raja Asrar.


(1) 3 x Best Net

(2) 3 x Best Gross


(1) 3 x Best Net

(2) 3 x Best Gross


(1) 3 x Best Net

(2) 3 x Best Gross

The Main Trophy is on Gross Score; Defending Champion is Salman Jehangir

Defence Raya Golf Course

This eighteen holes, par 72 layout will be the playing arena for the competition which has following significant features:-

Excellent tees, immaculate fairways and true and fast greens.

For more information, contact:
Directorate of Public Relations,
Pakistan Navy
Naval Headquarters, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-20062326
Cell: +92-300-8506486
Website: www.paknavy.gov.pk


Category: General, Official News