KARACHI: Pakistan’s top professionals were on Thursday seen flexing their muscles as they prepared for the Chevron-DHA Karachi Cup All Pakistan Open Golf Championship which tees off here at the Defence Authority Country and Golf Club from Friday (today).
Spearheaded by Shabbir Iqbal, the defending champion and reigning Pakistan No. 1, the championship features a stellar cast from all over the country.
The Rs1.8 million Chevron-DHA Open Championship is counted among the most prestigious events on the national golf calendar.Over 200 golfers are participating in the championship in which the main contests will feature professionals, amateurs, senior professionals and junior professionals. Other events include seniors, veterans, ladies, juniors and masters.
On Thursday, various subsidiary events of the Chevron-DHA Open took place at the DACGC. The course looked in pristine condition with lush-green fairways and true greens.The main contest will begin on Friday which will see the country’s top professionals in action as they lock horns for a lucrative prize basket. One of the most coveted prize at stake in the competition will be a brand new Toyota Corolla which will go to the golfer who makes the first hole-in-one during the championship.