The four-day championship saw over 225 players participate in different categories. Senior golfer Shabbir Iqbal presented the winning trophy to Raja, while former national champion Yasmeen Mubarik gave away the winning trophy to Parkha.

ISLAMABAD: Ralfe-e-Aslam Raja won the 63rd National Amateur Golf Championship at Margalla Greens Golf Club on Sunday.

Raja, from Garrison Golf Club, scored 286 to defeat Shahzeb Jahan from Rawalpindi Golf Club in a sudden-death playoff. Hussain Hamid from Royal Palm Golf Club took third place with a score of 289.

In the ladies’ category, Parkha Ijaz from Defence Raya Golf Club won with a score of 215, followed by Humna Amjad and Daniah Syed.

Rizwan Rashid from Federal Golf Association won the senior event with a score of 220.

The Sri Lankan team won the international trophy, defeating Pakistan teams in the JR Jayawardene trophy.

Published in Dawn, April 22nd, 2024

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