Maj Gen SM Salahuddin Islam has become the champion in the Sikder Group Independence Cup Golf Tournament 2020, scored 6 under par 66, at Kurmitola Golf club (KGC) in the capital on Friday.
Abdul Aziz Jorge became the runner-up in the competition with a score of 4 under par 68, while Korean golfer Kim Hee Soon has been ladies winner scoring 10 under par 62 in the golf tournament.
About 636 golfers including 584 male, 40 female and 12 junior golfers participated in total six categories in the 3-day long tournament.
Quartermaster General of Bangladesh Army Lieutenant General Md Shamsul Haque and Managing Director of the Sikder Group Ron Haque Sikder were present at the opening of the final day.
The Quartermaster General gave away the prizes among winners at a function at Banquet Hall of the Club House Building at KGC in the evening [8:30 pm].
Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Sikder Group SQ Islam Mohon, Vice President of KGC Major General Md Enayet Ullah, KGC Club Captain Brigadier General Tajul Islam Thakur, Chairman of KGC Tournament Committee Brigadier General Abidur Reza Khan (Retd) and Chief Executive Officer of KGC Brigadier General GSM Hamidur Rahman (Retd) were present at the function.
Besides, Advisor to Sikder Group Tournament Committee Farid Uddin Khan Rumy, General Manager of Golf Operations of KGC Lieutenant Colonel Md Abdul Bari (Retd), were also present during the ceremony.
Master Tasnim Karar became the junior winner among 12 participants in ‘Junior 9 Hole’ category of the tournament.
Besides, AF Nesaruddin won the Senior 18 category, Taslima Yousuf won the Ladies 9 Hole category, AFM Sarwar Kamal won the Veteran 9 Hole, and Col Mohammad Mohiuddin won the Senior 9 Hole of the tournament.
In addition, Mr Shadaab Iqbal Siddique won the Longest Drive prize hitting 291 yards while Col Md Nazmul Alam won the Nearest to Pin contest.
In Handicap categories, Maj Gen Mashud Razzaq became the champion of (0-15 Handicap) scored 4 under par 68 while Brig Gen AKM Akhtaruzzaman won 16-22 Handicap, Brig Gen Mohammad Selim won 13-21 Handicap and Brig Gen Mahbubul Haque won the 22-24 Handicap in the tournament.
A large numbers of participants, other members of the R&R Aviation Limited and high civil and military officials with their spouses attended the function.