LAHORE - The first Channel V Golf Tournament supported by Bormioli Rocco, Dynamic Energy Drink and Work Place Solutions commenced at the par 72 Lahore Gymkhana Golf Course on Saturday. Senior golfers above 50 years of age and the veterans above 70 years age bracket appeared in the contest on the first day of this Channel V match and added flavour to the golf rivalry by producing game of excellence and exhibiting skills that defy their elderliness with many of the top performers looking agile and striking the ball powerfully off the tees.In the seniors section Dr. Tariq Malik prevailed over his nearest rival Dr. Asad Chaudry by virtue of his better score on the back nine. Both these contenders carded net rounds of 69 and the first net slot was awarded to Dr. Tariq as he scored net 36 on the back nine against 39 by Asad.Achievers in the gross section of seniors event were Javed A Khan, gross 77 and Omer Farooq, gross 84 thereby fetching first and second slots. Competition in the veterans category also concluded on the first day of this two rounds match and Air Cmdr. ZI Ahmed played steady golf to emerge as the top one in veterans net followed by Brig (r) Fayyaz Ghani, second net. In this section Iftikhar Randhawa topped the gross section with Javed Hameed getting second place. The leading amateurs will enter the competition today and fearsome is going to be the 18 holes challenge with over 100 aspirants registering for the shot gun tee off at 10 AM at Lahore Gymkhana Golf Course. Prominent names in the 5 and below handicap category are Sardar Murad Khan, Mohsin Anwar, Wazir Ali, Mohsin Zafar, Sameer Iftikhar, Salman Jehagir, Furqan Bucha, Danyaal Jehangir, Imran Ahmed, Shakeel Ahmed, Waqar Saigol, Shafiq Bhatti, Shahid A.Khan and Omer Azim. Other capable ones from whom individual feats of prowess are expected are Amir Mehmood, Tariq Misbah, Nadeem Hassan Asif, Hashim Butt, Dr.Haider Malli, Wajid Sethi and Ahsan Saeed Mian. The prize distribution will be held at 4 PM.