The 9th JA Zaman Memorial Open Golf Championship gets underway at the Lahore Gymkhana Club here from February 21 to 26. Addressing a news conference, Sarmad Nadeem of Lahore Gymkhana Golf Club, along with Hamid Zaman of the Zaman Family, Bilal Zaman, and Taha Mehmood, said this golfing activity was the 9th edition and sanctioned by the Pakistan Golf Federation (PGA).
“This tournament has evolved to become one of the biggest golf tournaments nationwide with total prize money of Rs. 6.0 million.
The tournament attracts the top golfing talent from across the country and is one of the most anticipated matchups of the golfing calendar in Pakistan,” added Hamid Zaman.
The salient features of this year’s edition include: the top 100 ranked golf professionals of Pakistan will compete in the main draw from Feb 23 to 26, making it one of the most competitive fields in golf across the country.
The championship includes nationally recognized golf amateur players who compete for glory and honors in victory.
Total prize money of Rs 6.0 million and a chance to win a 1300CC Honda City Car on a hole-in-one makes the event one of the top purses in Pakistan golf.
Six categories of players including juniors, ladies, senior professionals and amateurs, and veteran golfers all participate in the tournament. A record number of entries highlighting the anticipation and excitement the championship brings forth with more than 500 plus participants.