LAHORE - Khawaja Jehanzeb on Saturday emerged as top contender at the end of the second round in the three-round 38th Millat Tractors Governors Cup Golf Tournament in progress at the Lahore Gymkhana Golf Course.
Salman Shahid suffered from erosive golfing and completely lost his proficient touch of the first round and fell many spots below to the 19th position mainly due to anxiety of pressure and stress. However, another cultivated and seasoned golf player of Gymkhana. Jehanzeb (handicap 5) made the grade at the top of the leaderboard through phenomenal power packed hitting off the tees, self assured approach shots and to top it all imperious putting on the greens. His net score in the second round cast up to 70 and that added to his net 69 of the first round gives him a meritorious aggregate two rounds score of 139, five under par net. Though all is not yet over yet there are still 18 holes to go on the final day (Sunday). Ex-Liverpool, Atletico Madrid winger Maxi Rodriguez announces retirement Three dreadfully energetic adversaries are Ahmed Zafar Hayat (handicap 4), Omar Zia and Hassan Sami. Ahmed Zafar has a two-round aggregate of net 141 and also at net 141 are Omar Zia and Hassan Sami. Three other aspirants trailing by four strokes behind the leader Jehanzeb are Nouman Ilyas, Farid Maneka, Abbas Ch. At net score of 144 are Muhaymin Maneka and Adam Khan. In the gross section race, Hussain Hamid, Danish Javed and Salman Jehangir appeared as top contenders. In the ladies competition, the dominant one is Zahida Durrani with a net score of 71. Also at net 71 is Dr Rubab Haider followed by Rabia Rashid at net 72, Ana James Gill at 73 and Shahbana Waheed at net 74. The event will conclude today (Sunday) and the prize distribution will be held at 4pm. Shafaqat Mehmood, Federal Minister for Education, will distribute prizes.