ISLAMABAD, Oct 21 (APP):Islamabad Club’s Shabbir Iqbal won the10th Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC) Open Golf Championship 2018 with the gross 202 (68, 65, 69) at Margalla Green Golf Club Islamabad on Sunday.
Muhammad Munir with the gross 203 (65, 73, 65) remained runner-up.
Chairman JCSC General Zubair Mahmood Hayat was the chief guest at the closing and prize distribution ceremony of the championship, which held at the PAF Golf Club, Islamabad. Air Marshal Arshad Malik, Vice Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force was also present on the occasion.
The four-day event, which began on October 18, was open to participants in professionals, senior professionals, amateurs, ladies and junior categories. The event attracted more than 400 golfers from across the country in all categories.
Ghazanfar Mahmood won the amateur category, while Umair Saleem won senior amateur category title. Junior category title was won by Master Irtaza, while Malik Muhammad Afsar won the senior category title.
Muhammad Akram won in senior professional category, while Gul Hassan emerged victorious in junior professional category. Tahira Nazir claimed the ladies amateur title of the championship.
General Zubair Mahmood Hayat appreciated the participants for proving their skills while providing entertainment to the golf enthusiasts in Pakistan. He congratulated the winners for their remarkable success. He paid special gratitude to the sponsors and media for their support to the game of golf. He also applauded the efforts of Pakistan Navy, Pakistan Air Force and Services Sports Control Board for smooth conduct of the championship.
The ceremony was attended by a large number of civil and military dignitaries and golfers from across the country.