FAISALABAD: Colonel Rustum Ali Chattah of Garrison Golf Club (GGC) lifted Interloop Cup during 3rd All Pakistan Interloop Open Golf Cup Championship-2017 held at the lush green 9 holes course of Lyallpur Golf Club (LGC).
Addressing the prize distribution ceremony of this championship, Commissioner Faisalabad Division Momin Agha underlined the importance for sports and said the 3rd All Pakistan Interloop Open Golf Cup Championship-2017 was a milestone in the promotion of healthy sports activities in the country.
He hoped that private sector would continue to sponsor such healthy events and would also share its dividend in the form of healthy, dynamic and productive workforce.
He said sports played an active role in character building of young generation. “It also creates tolerance, patience and sense of competition and this is the reason that government is taking necessary steps to promote sports at all levels”.
He said the role of private sector in this sector was highly appreciable and the government fully acknowledges their contribution and services.
He also thanked Musadiq Zulqarnain Chairman Interloop for continuously sponsoring the third All Pakistan Interloop Open Golf Cup Championship-2017.
President Lyallpur Golf Club, Dr Khalid Mehmood, Interloop Directors- Jahanzaib Khan and Zain Zulqarnain also addressed the function and assured that Interlope was fully cognizant of its social corporate responsibilities and would continue to organize such events in future.
He said Interloop was not only sponsoring the Golf but also contributing its role for the promotion of other popular games in Pakistan.
“Our ultimate objective is to inspire youth to come out from their houses and harness their sports skills”, they said added that it would provide them an opportunity to earn fame and bring laurels to their country by participating in international events.
Commissioner Momin Agha distributed prizes among the winners belonging to Professionals and Amateur categories.
He also presented shields of Lyallpur Golf Club to Jahanzaib Khan and Zain Zulqarnain in recognition of their contribution for the promotion of healthy sports activities.
Meanwhile, in Amateur category, Colonel Rustum of Garrison Golf Club got first position while Major Ziau Din of Peshawar Golf Club and Moin Mehmood of Lyallpur Golf Club stood second and third respectively in this category.
Similarly, in third gross Robin Bagh of Gymkhana Golf Club, Waqas Khan of Gujranwala Golf Club and Usama Warriach of Lyallpur Golf Club grabbed first, second and third position respectively.
In professional category, Shabir Iqbal of Islamabad Golf Club got purse money of Rs 145,000 while Mohammad Munir of Islamabad Golf Club and Khalid Khan of Peshawar Golf Club got purse money of Rs 80,000 each.
Similarly, Ansar Mehmood of Multan Garrison Club, Mohammad Safdar Khan of Gujranwala and Amjad Yousaf of Karachi Golf Club got cash prize of Rs 44,000 each.
The prize for maximum Birdies was won by Waqas Khan of Gujranwala Golf Club.
Similarly, Mohammad Aslam got prize of appreciation for maintaining the course while special prize was presented to Umar Ehsan.