Md Samrat Sikder of Bangladesh made a clean sweep to lift in Mujib Barsha Cup Amateur Golf Championship 2020 title at the end of fourth round on Saturday at Kurmitola Golf Club course in the capital recently.
He is happy to march ahead with his golfing career after winning this title for the first time. Four rounds gross scores of Md Samrat Sikder are 70 + 70 + 71 +74 = 285 which is 03 under par. Mohammad Farhad of Bangladesh has secured runner- up trophy. His four rounds gross scores are 72 + 74 + 76 + 70 = 292 which is 04 over par. Sainik Shahab Uddin of Bangladesh Army has secured 3rd position by scoring 75 + 70 + 71 + 76 = 292 which included 04 over par. Though
Mohammad Farhad and Sainik Shahab Uddin scored same (298) but the result (runner-up and 3rd position) have been decided on back count basis.
After the 2nd round the Bangladesh female team ‘A’ comprising of Sainik Nasima Akhtar and Sainik Jakia Sultana of Bangladesh Army clinched the team title. After 2nd round by playing 13 over par score (149 + 152 = 301). Bangladesh ladies team ‘B’ comprising of Sainik Sonya Akhter and Sainik Ringkee Akhtar ended with runner-up title by playing 30 over par score (148 + 170 = 318).
In the ladies individual category, Sainik Sonya Akhter of Bangladesh Army won the title by scoring 04 over par (76 + 72 = 148), Sainik Nasima Akhter of Bangladesh Army secured runner-up position by scoring 05 over par (70 + 79 = 149). Another golfer from Bangladesh Army Sainik Jakia Sultana secured 3rd position by scoring 152 (76 + 76).
Orion has been the proud sponsor of this prestigious event for last few consecutive years. Orion is also the permanent Sponsor of the ‘Orion Illuminated Driving Range’ of Kurmitola Golf Club.
Mujib Barsho Cup Ameteur Golf Championship 2020’ is an international professional golf event and this year Sri Lanka, Nepal, Hong Kong, Bhutan and Afghanistan and host Bangladesh participated in the tournament.
The program started on January 07th by raising the flags of the participant countries with respective National Anthems. The event was inaugurated by the State Minister of Youth and Sports Mr. Zahid Ahsan Russell, MP. Mr. Salman Obaidul Karim, the Managing Director of ORION graced the occasion.
The 4-day event was successfully closed on January 11, 2020. While Mr. Salman Karim delivered his valuable speech at the Closing event, he reiterated his commitment that Orion would continue promoting golf even at international levels.
At the closing ceremony with the Hon’be Minister of Finance Mr. A H M Mustafa Kamal, MP FCA as the Chief Guest and General Aziz Ahmed, Chief of Army Staff as the Special Guest, the prize distribution ceremony followed by cultural performance was also held. ORION, the biggest sponsor for amateur event in Bangladesh proved their dedication for the development of golf once again by sponsoring this prestigious event for several years.