Promising upcoming Parkha Ijaz of Defence Raya Golf Club Lahore recorded the longest drive of 277 yards by winning the title, followed her young sister Rimsha Ijaz with 248 yard and Hamna Taimur with her 236 yard took the third position respectively in the third PGF Longest Drive Golf Championship held at PAF Golf Course on Wednesday.
Consistent winner Parkha Ijaz, a promising golfer, went full length by recording the longest drive, showing a record distance of 277 yards. Hanya got fourth position with 228 yards and Huna Amjad with 224 yards and Bushra with 191 yards remained at fifth and sixth out of a total 25 girls golfers part of the competition held under the aegis of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Golf Association.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Golf Association (KPGA) Secretary Col Abeatnam Al Hassan said: “All is set to hold the event in a befitting manner. The 61st Amateur National Golf Championship is national ranking event of the Pakistan Golf Federation (PGF) calendar and it is the second time that KPGA, like other provincial associations, is organizing the championship.”
He said the championship will continue till November 21 in which more than 120 golfers from across the country are competing in three different categories including 60 amateurs, 40 senior amateurs and 30 ladies competitors. Teams of associations are also competing against each other. In 2018, the event was first held in Peshawar and now it is being held in 2021.
He said HCP seven and below will be competing in 72-holes, 18 holes each day, handicap 24 and below would via for the top honor in in 54 holes and handicap 12 and below will be clash in 54 holes while Inter-Association Team Men and Inter-Association Team Senior category would compete over 36 holders.