Saqib shines in SL junior golf event

Mohammad Saqib of Pakistan excelled in the Sri Lanka Junior Golf Championship played at the Royal Colombo Golf Club.

In the championship, the competitors of 15-18 age group were classified in the Gold category and those who were below 15 were placed in the Silver Division category.

Pakistan at the championship was represented by two boys Saqib and Junaid and two girls Parkha Ijaz and Rimsha Ijaz.

According to the team manager Syed Asghar, Saqib of Lahore Garrison Golf Club first clinched the individual title and then defeated Indias Vinod Weerasingha to win the Match Play championship for Pakistan.

In the girls section, Parkha Ijaz put up a good show and ended up as runner-up in the Match after she lost to Sri Lankas national female champion Tania in the final.

In the International Team event, Pakistan managed to secure silver medal after a close fight

Source: Radio Pakistan