| Khairil Hassan |
BRUNEI Darussalam showed their prowess after winning all the three challenge trophies at the 7th Pan Borneo Senior Amateur Golf Championship hosted by the Brunei Darussalam Association of Senior Golfers’ which concluded at the Royal Brunei Golf and Country Club in Jerudong yesterday.
The best overall team champion (Gross) Challenge Trophy went to Brunei Darussalam’s Hj Yaakub Hj Jumat (169), Hj Majid Ahmad (169), Alfred Sim (171), Hj Abd Aziz Kassim (174), Maj Gen (Rtd) Pg Dato Hj Abidin bin Pg Hj Ahmad (176), Col (Rtd) Dato Hj Mohd Samid bin Hj Abd Aziz (177) and Pg Hj Zulkefli Pg Hj Besar (177) for a total of 1,213 points after two days of competition.
Brunei Darussalam also won the best overall team champion (Nett) Challenge Trophy with a total points of 1,026 through Hj Sani Hj Bakir (141), Hj Yaakub Hj Jumat (143), Abd Khalid Latip (145), Maj Gen (Rtd) Pg Dato Hj Abidin bin Pg Hj Ahmad (146), Pg Hj Zulkefli Pg Hj Besar (149), Col (Rtd) Dato Hj Mohd Samid Hj Abd Aziz (151) and Hong Kok Seng (151).
Brunei Darussalam Team were crowned the overall champion with a total Gross score of 1,924. Abu Bakar Kiprawi of Sarawak emerged champion of the Men’s Individual (Gross) event with a total score of 166. Thomas Tang Lung Yiik of Sarawak with a total of 168 was second followed by Brunei’s Majid Ahmad (169).
Brunei’s Hj Sani Hj Bakir took the champion’s title of the Men’s Individual (Nett) event with a total score of 141. Hj Yaakub Hj Jumat from Brunei with a score of 143 was second and Khalid Latip also from Brunei in third place with a score of 145.
YAM Pengiran Indera Setia Diraja Sahibul Karib Pengiran Anak Haji Idris bin Pengiran Maharaja Lela Pengiran Muda Abdul Kahar won the VIP (Best Nett) event.
Runner-up was Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Dewa Major General (Rtd) Dato Seri Pahlawan Awang Haji Mohammad bin Haji Daud and 2nd runner-up went to Tan Sri Dato Sri Abang Ahmad Urai bin Datu Hakim Abang Hj Mohideen. The winner of the VIP (Best Gross) event was Pehin Orang Kaya Lela Pahlawan Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Mohd Jaafar bin Haji Abd Aziz followed by YAM Pengiran Sanggamara Diraja Major General (Rtd) Pengiran Haji Ibnu Ba’asith bin Pengiran Datu Penghulu Pengiran Haji Apong and Yand Berbahagia Tun Ahmadshah bin Abdullah.
The ladies overall best gross winner was Agnes Hiu while the ladies overall best nett winner was Hjh Rusni Hj Lamat, both from Brunei.
The 8th Pan Borneo Golf Tournament in 2015 will be hosted by Sarawak.