KARACHI Total prize money of Rs. five million will be on offer for professionals in three open events in the Chief of Naval Staff Pakistan Open Golf which will be played at Karachi Golf club from July 15. The CNS Open, one of the most prestigious event, will carry record prize purse of Rs. three million followed by Sindh Golf Association (SGA) Sindh Open which will have Rs. one million in prize money. The three-day Sindh event will be held here at lush green picturesque Arabian Sea Country Club July 23-25. Another Rs. one million will be up for grabs in the second Independence Day Cup open which will be held July 30 August 1 at the DHA Golf club ,countrys only link golf. Navy, which hosts the CNS Open, has increased the championship purse by Rs.0.5 million for the current edition from Rs. 2.5 million offered last year. All the top golfers of the country are expected to play in the series of events. In the meantime, the Pakistan Golf Federation has finalised a list of 132 golfers after qualifying rounds who are eligible to appear in all the three events. Under the PGF rules, the top 30 professional get direct entry in the open events and the rest have to appear in the qualifiers to get eligibility to play in open events. Except for the CNS Open which will be played over 72 holes in four days, the other two events will be 54-hole competitions stretched over three days. The national golfing calendar start in July and it will formally begin with the CNS open which is the first event of the PGF calendar. Some of the listed events have already been held or cancelled for various reasons. Before golfing activities goes into Ramzan hiatus, the DHA will host Sindh Amateur Championships from August 6-8. Ramzan and Eidul Fitr breaks will last August 11 to September 13 and golfing season will restart with Royal Palm open at Royal Palm G and CC Lahore from September 17-19. The following events will be held later on: Frontier Amateur at PAF Golf Club Peshawar from Sep 17-19 COAS Open at Rawalpindi Golf Club from Sep 23-26 Presidents Gold Medal at Islamabad Golf Club from Oct 01-03 Gujranwala Open at Gujranwala Golf Club from Oct 08-10 ABL Open at Lyallpur Golf Club Faisalabad from Oct 15-17 Corps Comd Amateur Cup at Lahore Garrison Golf Club from Oct 21-24 SGA Golf Cup at Karachi Golf Club from Oct 29-31 CAS Open at PAF Golf Club Peshawar from Oct 29-31 Allama Iqbal Open at Sialkot Golf Club form Nov 05-07 CJCSC at Rawalpindi Golf Club from Nov 12-14 Punjab Governors Cup at Lahore Gymkhana Golf Club form Nov 12-14 EID UL AZHA break Nov 17-20 Punjab Amateur at Jhelum Golf Club from Nov 26-28, Royal Palm Team Trophy at Royal Palm G&CC Lahore from Dec 03-05, 50th National Amateur To be intimated from Dec 09-12, Ashura (Moharram) break Dec 18-20, Quaid-e-Azam Cup at Lahore Gymkhana Golf Club from Dec 24-26. Following events were held early this year starting with Brig.Farhat Amateur at Multan Golf Club Jan 16-17.Other events that already have been organized or cancelled are: NWFP Governors Cup at PAF Golf Club Peshawar from 29-31 Jan (Cancelled), Crescent Open at Lyallpur Golf Club from Feb 06-07, DHA Open at DHA Golf Club Karachi from Feb 19-21, Pakistan Open at Karachi from Feb 25-28 (Postponed), Royal Palm Team Trophy at Royal Palm G&CC Lahore from Mar 05-07,Federal Amateur at Islamabad Golf Club from Mar 12-14,49th National Amateur at R/Palm Golf Club Lahore from Mar 18-21, Ibex Amateur at Ibex Golf Club Sargodha from Mar 22-23, President Cup at Rawalpindi Golf Club from Mar 26-28 (Postponed), National Games at PAF Golf Club Peshawar from Mar 25-28 (Postponed), Punjab Open at Garrison Golf Club Lahore from Apr 02-04, Ibrahim Fiber Amateur at Lyallpur Golf Club Apr 10-11,Cholistan Open at Sunset Golf Club Bahawalpur from Apr 16-18 (Not held) Presidents Gold Medal at Islamabad Golf Club from Apr 23-25, Pakistan Senior Amateur at Islamabad Golf Club from Apr 30 May 2, Multan Open at Multan Golf Club from May 07-09, CNS Amateur Islamabad Golf Club from May 14-16, Frontier Open at PAF Golf Club Peshawar May 14-16, Bolan Open at Quetta Golf Club from Jun 04-06.