Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Asian Tour Open Golf Championship 2018 will be held at Karachi Golf Club (KGC) from 27 Sep to 14 Oct 18.

The championship comprises of two separate events; the first event is CNS Open Golf Championship, to be played from 27th to 30th September at Karachi Golf Club, whereas the second event is CNS Asian Tour Open Golf Championship – to be held from 10th to 14th October at the same venue and will herald the return of international golf to Pakistan after a gap of 11 years.

This announcement was made by Patron PN Golf Commodore Mushtaq Ahmed SI(M) during a media brief held on Wednesday at Karachi Golf Club. PNS Commandant Jauhar Rear Admiral Adnan Khaliq, UMA Chief Executive Sohail Shams and other sponsors were also present on the occasion.

CNS Open Golf Championship will be played in professionals, KGC caddies/ semi-professionals, senior professionals, junior professional, amateurs, seniors, veterans, ladies and juniors categories. For professionals and amateurs categories, the tournament will be contested for 72 holes over a period of four days for the prize money of Rs5 million.

In addition, the prize for hole-in-one includes Suzuki Ciaz Car as 1st hole-in-one and a golf set would be given to the 2nd hole-in-one. Moreover, lots of other prizes have also been offered for other categories.

In addition to the primary responsibility of safeguarding maritime frontiers of the country, Pakistan Navy has always played an effective role in social welfare, health and education. Other than these vital roles, Pakistan Navy also has the credit of being supportive to augment different sports in Pakistan.