LAHORE – Ghazanfar Mehmood of Rawalpindi Golf Club clinched the 31st Punjab Amateur Golf title here at the Lahore Gymkhana Golf Course on Sunday. Ghazanfar backed up his modest round of 77 on the first day with two tremendous rounds of 71 and 70 on the second and third day to lift the event title. As for the other contenders, Mubariz faded out in the earlier part of the chase as he lost strokes with gay abandon in the front nine. Sardar Murad, Fakhar Imam and Sajid Khan also met the same fate giving Ghazanfar a free ride to his moment of glory. And this grand performance also secured for him a free trip to Karachi to participate in the Sindh Amateur Championship, as confirmed by Asad IA Khan, SVP, Sindh Golf Association and also a member of Pakistan Golf Federation Executive Committee. In the race for net honors, Salman Jehangir really blossomed and with final round score of net 65, he emerged as the winner of best net. His net aggregate was 208. The runner up was Dilshad Ali Changezi of Quetta, with a net 213 and Dr Arshad Mehmood secured the third slot with 217. Sponsors of this championship were Punjab Golf Association and Shezan. At the concluding ceremony, Lahore Gymkhana chairman Ziaur Rehman awarded prizes among the winners.