LAHORE – Mahad Zafar played superb golf to clinch the 1st ZIC Pakistan Day Golf Championship title here at the Lahore Gymkhana Golf Course on Sunday.

Qayum Rashid, a former hockey Olympian, was the most adept one in the seniors’ category while the top one amongst veterans was Javed Hameed and Mrs Sameea Javed Ali captured the first position amongst ladies.

In the men amateur category, Mahad Zafar matched wits with his far more experienced opponents like Sardar Murad, Amir Mehmood, Imran Ahmed and Mohsen Zafar and through a sequence of three birdies and 13 pars, he produced an 18 holes score of par 72, in the process beating his father Mohsen Zafar by one stroke and Imran Ahmd by three strokes.

CEO of ZIC Shaukat Hassan awarded trophies to the winners in a grand prize distribution ceremony attended by Mian Misbahurrehman, Ziaur Rehman, Agha Ali Imam, Amir Mehmood, golfers and their families.

Results:

Ladies net: Mrs Dur-e-Shahwar (3rd net), Mrs Maimoona Azam (2nd net), Mrs Fauzia Amber Qureshi (1st net); Ladies gross: Mrs Rahina Ehtisham (3rd gross), Dr Asma Afzal Shami (2nd gross), Mrs Sameea Javaid Ali (1st gross); Veterans: Air Cmdr (retd) ZI Ahmed (3rd net), Dr Kh Sadiq Hussain (2nd net), Abdul Sattar Khan (1st net); Veterans gross: Brig (retd) Fayyaz Ghani (3rd gross), Javaid Ahmed Zia (2nd gross), Javed Hameed (1st gross); Seniors: Karamatullah Chaudry (3rd net), Irfan Saeed (2nd net), Asad Niaz (1st net); Seniors gross: Hamid Aziz Sethi (3rd gross), Naeem Akhter Chaudry (2nd gross), Qayum Rashid (1st gross); Amateur net: Salman Gulzar (3rd net), Asad Abbas (2nd net), Taha Zaka (1st net); Amateur gross: Imran Ahmed (3rd gross), Mohsen Zafar (2nd gross), Mahad Zafar (1st gross).