4th Independence Day Cup Open Golf Championship 2012 begins

Karachi, July 11, 2012 (PPI-OT): The 4th Independence Day Cup Open Golf Championship 2012 is starting from Thursday 13 July 2012 at Defence Authority Country and Golf Club. The Rupees one million prized coveted tournament will be played from 13th to 14th July’ 2012 at the lush green golf course of DHA Golf Club in which a large number of golfers from all over the country are participating.

The tournament is open to all Golf Associations/Clubs affiliated with Pakistan Golf Federation (PGF). Amateurs (Handicap 12 and under), Professionals registered with PGF, senior professionals of age 55 years and above, veterans and a large number of ladies are also participating in the tournament.

A total of 400 golfers are expected to participate in the tournament which also include 100 professionals from all over the country. 200 golfers will participate in the main match. The celebrated national golfers Shabbir Iqbal, Matloob and are also playing the tournament.

The main match will be played of stroke play over 54 holes, 18 holes each day. For professionals the cut will take place after 36 holes and for amateurs it will be decided on the number of entries.

The overall total prize money for the tournament is Rs. 1 million, the professionals will get prizes of Rs.900,000/- while Rs. 900,000/- prizes will be given to professionals. In addition to this, many other attractive prizes will be given for different non-professional categories.

A grand prize distribution ceremony will be held at the conclusion of the tournament on Sunday 15 July, 2012 at 1945 Hrs at Defence Authority Country and Golf Club.

For more information contact:
Pakistan Defence Officers Housing Authority
2-B, East Street, Phase-I
Karachi-75500
Pakistan
UAN: 92 21 111-589-589
Phones: 92 21 35886401-5
Fax: 92 21 35886406
E-mail: dha@dhakarachi.org ,info@dhakarachi.org