Over a 130 players featured in the inaugural edition of GEC Open Pakistan Golf Tournament 2019 at the Defence Authority Country and Golf Club.
Corporate players from all over Pakistan registered to participate in the biggest corporate golf team event of the country organized in association with Loco Services, a license holder of three International corporate golf series, putting efforts towards the promotion of corporate golf in Pakistan.
Played in a stableford format with ¾ handicap allowance, Syed Raza Ali and Umair Khizar returned the best scores of the tournament and became the first two players to qualify for the World Final in Dubai from Pakistan.
Wing Commander (retd) I N Khokhar (Chairman GEC Open Pakistan) commented: “Pakistan’s corporate golfers have a lot of potential and we have seen Pakistani players securing top positions in corporate golf events in past few years. Congratulations to the winners. It was heartening to see a successful National Final of GEC Open Pakistan; we feel proud to promote golf in Pakistan”.
The world finalists enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to compete under national colors and ply their craft at two world-class venues – Jumeirah Golf Estates and Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club. Besides this, the winner’s package includes return airfare, luxury accommodation, venue transfers, Gala dinners, etc. Dubai Corporate Golf World Cup provides amateur and club golfers with a unique opportunity to experience the thrill and excitement akin to a professional player.
GEC Open 2018 is poised to host 54 qualifying rounds in 34 countries making it one of the biggest corporate golf tournament all around the world. Engaging over 3700 corporate leaders and industry stakeholders, the GEC Open is a unique blend of sporting excellence and networking opportunities for partners and players alike.
A 36-hole tournament, DCGWC will be played over two days at Jumeirah Golf Estate and Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club in February next year where national winners from 34 countries will compete to be crowned global champions. Dubai Corporate Golf World Cup provides amateur and club golfers with a unique opportunity to experience the thrill and excitement akin to a professional player.
About GEC Open:
GEC Open made its debut in 2014 with just one golf round in Dubai. In 2015 and 2016, the event grew in popularity and was played in six and eight countries respectively connecting over 1100 corporates in the GEC ecosystem. Since then, GEC Open has matured into a global platform for networking, forging everlasting friendships and business relations. The 2017 edition held 29 golf rounds in 18 countries reaching over 2400 corporate leaders under the aegis of 800+ global organizations!