Rashid Habib Memorial: Iqbal still on top on day three, en route title

KARACHI: Pakistan’s national golfer Shabbir Iqbal maintained his lead on day three of the Bank AL Habib’s 7th Rashid D Habib Memorial National Professional Golf Championship with a gross total of nine under-par (207), as he struck three under-par on Saturday at Karachi Golf Club.

Iqbal, on day three, struck five birdies but also hit two bogies on sixth and 15th holes to end with three under-par (69).

Following Iqbal are Muhammad Munir from Islamabad alongside Amjad Yousuf of Karachi Golf Club with a gross total of six under-par (210). Lahore Garrison Golf’s Matloob Ahmed is close with his five under-par (211).

Shabbir takes lead on day one of Rashid Habib Memorial

The top-scorer on the third day was Safdar Khan of Gujranwala who shot an eagle on hole six, with five birdies and three bogies to end with four under-par (68) and is at fifth position with a gross total of two under-par (214).

Pakistan’s number four golfer Waheed Baloch of Karachi Golf Club played two under-par (70) on third day and is at 12th position with par score (216).

Iqbal maintains lead on day two of Rashid Habib Memorial

The leader in the senior professional category is Ghani Khan from Karachi, who played five under-par (67), while Iftikhar Ahmed, Abdul Jabbar and Mehmood Kiani are following him with one under-par (71).

Meanwhile, Kashif Masih topped the board in the junior category.

A total of 46 professional golfers will compete in the final round today. Also, Bank Al Habib’s 1300cc car is still waiting for the lucky hole-in-one winner.


Defending champion could only manage one under-par but still retains control

  • Shabbir takes lead on day one of Rashid Habib Memorial

    Defending champion posts five under-par, while Matloob is second with three under-par

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