LAHORE - The 34th Millat Tractors Governors Cup Golf Tournament will commence today (Friday) here at the historic Lahore Gymkhana golf course.

This was stated by Lahore Gymkhana convener golf Shaukat Javed at a press conference attended by Sikander Mustafa Khan, Syed M Irfan Aqeel, Ahsan Imran of Millat Group, tournament director Omer Zia and director media Khawaja Pervaiz Saeed here Thursday.

Shaukat said very special feature of the event is that it provides an opportunity to talented and upcoming golfers, who seek to establish their names in the competitive golfing arena and become known as golf players of excellence.

Pervaiz said the championship was introduced in 1984 and it is 34th edition while Millat Tractors have been sponsoring this event for 24 years in succession. “Around 200 player have been featuring in the event in amateurs (95), seniors (74), veterans (46), ladies (19) and juniors (8) categories.”

The main trophy will be awarded to the champion with the best net score. The defending champion is Isfandyar Khan. The prize distribution ceremony will be held at 4pm on Sunday.