LAHORE – The Royal Palm Team dominated the second day’s play with score of 459 in the Royal Palm Aquafrna Golf tournament here on Saturday.

Royal Palm comprising Sardar Murad, Omer Salamat, M Rehman and Shoaib Bokhari consolidated their position and appear as the best team at the end of two rounds in this 6th Aquafina Royal Palm Golf Team Championship.

Though Royal Palm team dominated the tournament but they still facing Karachi threat as they are just one stroke behind. Royal Palm team has an aggregate score of 459 followed by Karachi that placed at 460.

For Royal Palm team needs to maintain their domination on the final day to win the tournament. On the other hand, Karachi golfer Ali Hai has warned to produce a startling performance to take away the event from Royal Palf team’s reach.

In the individual gross event another fearsome match is on and Ali Hai is looking good at a two days aggregate gross score of 145 followed by Sardar Murad with 149. During the second round Ali Hai had three birdies on holes 3, 4 and 12, eleven regulation pars and somehow lost four strokes on holes 1, 6, 9 and 14. As against Ali Hai's score Sardar Murad birdied three holes, parred eleven holes, but was unlucky on two holes, the first and ninth which he double bogies. Other contenders are Ghazanfar Mehmood and Rehman bunched together at a two days gross aggregate score of 151while Mansoor Teli at 156, Mohsen Zafar, Omer Salamat, Omer Khokher and Asif Ahmed at 158.

The Challenge Shield competition concluded after 36 holes and brought winning glory for Hamid Sharif of Royal Palm .Over the two rounds Hamid has demonstrated his skills with a fantastic round of five under par net 67 on the first day and a round of net 70 on the second day and a winning aggregate of 137.

This is a great occasion for him and proves to be a reward for some devoted hard work over the past two years. M Hassan Saeed of Gymkhana came second.

The ladies will begin today (Sunday) and compete over 18 holes. The championship the prize distribution will take place at 4.15 pm after the conclusion of the championship.