The four days 5th Independence Day Cup Open Golf Championship 2013 has commenced at Defence Authority Country & Golf Club from Thursday, 20th June’ 2013.
The coveted tournament is being held from 20th to 23rd June 2013 in which a large number of golfers from all over the country are participating. The tournament is open to all Associations/Golf Clubs affiliated with Pakistan Golf Federation (PGF). Professionals registered with PGF, senior professionals of age 55 years & above, juniors (under 16), master (under 14), veterans and a large number of ladies are also participating in the tournament.
A total of 200 plus golfers are participating in the tournament which also include 120 professionals from all over the country. 150 golfers will participate in the main match. The celebrated national golfers Shabbir Iqbal, Matloob and Muneer who have participated in South Asian racket are also playing the tournament.
The main match being played is of stroke play over 54 holes (18 holes everyday). However the cut will take place after 36 holes for professionals and for amateurs it will be decided on number of entries.
The overall total prize money for the tournament is Rs 1.7 million. Rs 1500,000/= prizes will be given to the professionals while the senior professionals will be given a prize of Rs 200,000/=. In addition to this, a 1300 CC car will be given to the first winner performing the feat of hole in one.
The prize distribution ceremony will be held at the end of the tournament at 1800 Hours on 23rd June 2013 at Defence Authority Country & Golf Club.
News published by Defence Housing Authority, Karachi