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PGF International Ladies Golf Championship: Rimsha earns top honour
Sports Bulletin Report ISLAMABAD:-Rimsha Ijaz has won the title of the 5th PGF International Ladies Amateur Golf Championship 2022 after showing impressive performance on the last day of tournament that concluded at Islamabad Golf Club on Sunday. After completing 54 holes game, Rimsha was on top with 225 score. Thailand’s Mana Ssanan claimed second place, as she was just a single score behind from the champion. She earned 226 points. Hamna Amjad from Karachi Golf Club remained at third position with the total score of 239. Parkha Ijaz of Defence Raya (244) and Nada Rizwan Mir of Qatar (254) were on 4th and 5th spot respectively. Dr Asma Shami, Chairperson Ladies Golf, said: “Ladies Golf in Pakistan is in its infancy stage and in a short period of four years, seven ladies championships on PGF Calendar.” She emphasised that the need of the hour is sustainability. The quantity that we have collected has to translate into quality we need to bring in professionalism. The first step towards quality that for the first time we have a lady chief referee to Conduct the Championship. It is a great turning point in the Ladies Golf in Pakistan. Dr Sania, speaking at the occasion to the august gathering, said that it was a moment of joy to see so many young girls taking up competitive sports and to see so many ladies playing championship. she extended her full support in promotion of ladies in sports. Dr Sania spoke about the Ehsas program and how it is positively impacting ladies lives in Pakistan. Later she mingled with the invitees of the prize distribution ceremony. All lady golfers bid adieu to their fellow golfers from out of Islamabad and those who came from Thailand and Qatar – till another event, another game. She complimented the tournament director of Zeenat Ayesha and the championship committee for a commendable job. In the end she thanked the players from Thailand their manager for their participation. Miss Uzma Mir from Qattar praised the Pakistani Lady Golfers and for hosting them and giving them tough competition she added Ladies Golf what does the dynamic leadership of Dr Asma Shami chairperson Ladies Golf has got leaps and bounds. She expressed please surprise the number of lady players that was participating in this prestigious ladies event.
PGF International Ladies Golf Championship starts at Islamabad Club
Sports Bulletin Report ISLAMABAD:-The 5th PGF International Ladies’ Golf Championship started on Friday here at Islamabad Golf Club, as the Rimsha Ijaz and Thitikrn Thapasit earned the lead at the end of Day-1 game. Both were at two over par 74 after 18 holes. Thitikrn from Thailand scored three birdies on Hole No 8-10 and 12. Rimsha was cool and played his game consistently to reach on top. She also hit birdies thrice time during her 18 holes game.