LAHORE - The Governors Cup Golf Tournament will commence from today (Friday) at the Lahore Gymkhana Club. This was announced by Sikander Mustafa Khan, Chairman Millat Group of Companies and Sardar Murad, Captain of Gymkhana Golf Club in a joint press conference on Thursday. The competition will be contested over three rounds, 18 holes and each round and the final round will be played on Sunday, December 12, Sikander added. is a title bearing significant event of the annual golf calendar that is dear to many upcoming amateur golf players who eagerly seek honours and aspire to use the handicap advantage to make their name noticed on the national golf scene, he stated. Sardar Murad said that the Governors Cup Golf Tournament is a title bearing significant event of the annual golf calendar that is dear to many upcoming amateur golfers who eagerly seek honours. As per rules of the competition, the championship trophy will be awarded to the participant with the best net score. By virtue of this, players with a double digit handicap and ample golf playing skills can tilt the advantage their way, if nerves are kept in control, and, application of golfing skills is continuous and steady. Prizes include three best net, three best gross, best net and gross scores each day, two gross and two net for seniors above 50 years of age and two gross and nest for ladies. M Nasir Irshad of Lahore Gymkhana will defend his title. Other winners are Mohsen Zafar (2008), Waleed Zubair (2007), Zahid A Khan (2006), Muhammad Hashim (2005), Tashfeen Ashraf (2004), Shoaib S Bokhari (2003), Omer Azim (2002), Mohammad Safdar (2001). Mohsin Anwer is the Tournament Director and Rai Azizullah the Match Referee.