Sports: Golf: Ahmed Baig plays impressively to take lead on day two


Karachi:Ahmed Baig shined on day two of 39th CAS Open Golf Championship and secured top place here at Airmen Golf Club PAF Korangi Creek.

Thanks to seven outstanding birdies, he finished the day with 5 under par, taking his score to 137 (7 under par). Muhammad Munir dropped down to second spot with the gross score of 140 (4 under par).

Muhammad Alam is at third position with the total score of 142 (2 under par). The defending champion Muhammad Shabbir maintained his fourth position, who finished the round with the score of 143 (1 under par).

Meanwhile, in Junior Professionals Category Muhammad Insaf won the title with gross score of 150 (6 over par). The second position is shared by Muhammad Saqib and Faizan Ali with the total score of 155 (11 over par), leaving Bilal Khan at third position with the score 158 (14 over par).

Leading golfers from all over the country including five ladies, are participating in the biggest event of Pakistan golf calendar. Although the playing conditions for the game are ideal due to the pleasant weather and cool breeze, yet the treacherous course is causing lot of difficulties for the players.