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Taimur wins Asghar Khan Amateur Golf Championship

Peshawar, January 10, 2016 (PPI-OT): International Taimur Naseer clinched the trophy of Asghar Khan National Amateur Golf Championship with his gross six under 210 over 54-holes here at PAF Golf Club Peshawar, today. Air Marshal Saeed Muhammad Khan, Vice Chief of Air Staff was the chief guest on this occasion. High ranking civil and military officials, leading golfers, and game spectators were also present in the presentation ceremony.

Taimur Naseer carded six under 210 by adding two under 70 to his overnight 69 and 71. He played 35, one under par at front and the same at back nine with three birdies. Another promising golfer Naeem Ahmad got second position by carding ten over par 226. He added 75, three over par, 39, three over par, at front nine and 36. Another top Amateur Inayat Ullah Yousafzai was a stroke behind on 227 gross over 54-holes by adding 75, three over par to his overnight 152. He added 36 par at front and 39, par at back nine with three birdies and 10 par.

In the Net category Rehmat Ullah got first position, followed by Wing Commander Shahid and Wing Commander Shahbaz Khan. In the Amateur HCP 15-18, Squadron Leader Ehsan Elahi carded 166 gross over 36 holes took first position by adding 84 and 82 in his two-day round, followed by Saqib Samad with his gross score 169 and Squadron Leader Umer Chaudhry with gross 177. In the Net category Shahid Farooq, 18 HCP carded 136 over 36 holes, followed by Major Sajjad with his Net score 137 and Sohaib Roomi with his Net 144 remained at second and third respectively.

In the Senior Amateur Col. M. Saud got first, followed by Col. Shahadat and Brig. Nasrullah Kattana while in the Net Dr. Shahkar got first, followed by Dr. Naeem and Brig. M. Aslam. In the Ladies international golfer Tahira Nazir of Rawalpindi Golf Club carded Net 38 and won the trophy, followed by national golfer Dr. Soni Wali with 39 Net score and Hamna Amjid (39) and Miss Attia (39) declared as joint third. At the end, the chief guest gave away trophies and attractive utility prizes to the position holders.

For more information, contact:
Air Commodore Tariq Qamar Yazdanie TI (M)
Director Media Affairs
Pakistan Air Force
Tel: +92-51-9507751, +92-51-9261300
Fax: +92-51-9260868

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