The 49th Amateur Golf Championship of Pakistan was a hotly contested event. The strikingly beautiful 72 par golf course at the Royal palm Gold and Country Club formed an idyllic backdrop for this championship, a premier event in Pakistan’s golf calendar.
The Annual Golf Presentation Ball is a lavish and formal event for members, their spouses and guests of the sponsor which will include a dinner and post ceremony disco for the attendees. The event is a chance to gather all the golfing comrades together for an evening of club spirit and friendship.
The Captains Cup tournament runs in conjunction with the Club Championship. The Club Championship being aimed at the lower handicappers, the Captains Cup accommodates all of the remaining golfers to compete in this attractive two days event.
The Club Championship Golf Tournament is traditionally the last tournament of the golfing season at Royal Palm. The golfing calendar at Royal Palm runs from the 1st May to the end of the following April. This allows the golfing events to be structured in a way that accommodates the climate of Lahore.
To continue golf competitiveness during the sacred month of Ramadan the match is spread over the three Fridays of the holy month. On each Friday the participants play nine holes games and at the end of the third Friday day two best scores are counted to decide the winners in both the Gross and Net Categories. The families join in for iftar /Dinner followed by prize giving ceremony.
Following a similar format to the Singles matches, but here the players team up with a partner and compete through the stages against other team hopefuls.
Winter & Summer Singles Match Play.
Stretching over a six month period, both the Winter and Summer Singles Match Play competitions have become much talked about events at Royal Palm. The Winter event begins in October and finishes in time for the Annual Presentation Ball in April the following year. Directly following the Annual Presentation Ball, the Summer event begins in May with the final scheduled in September.
The most eagerly awaited event on the Royal Palm golfing calendar due to it’s year long qualification process. The 48 competitors who have qualified out of merit, achieve this status by being a winner or runner-up in Net and Gross category of one of the twelve Monthly Medals during the year. This ensures that the competition will be of higher golfing skills and closely contested, with all players having one focus on the day - to be the Royal Palm Champion of Champions.
Order of Merit
An ongoing points system distributed after the Members Monthly Medals. Points are awarded to the top 16 players from each category (Gross & Net) and added over the duration of the 12 monthly events.
Members Monthly Medal
It is the core activity on a monthly basis inviting the golfing fraternity to compete in a professionally organized event. Members and sponsor’s guests participate in an 18 hole competition before sitting down and enjoying the high quality cuisine and taking part in the presentation ceremony.