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  • Shabbir, Munir share opening day’s lead at Pakistan Open Golf

    KARACHI: Country’s top golfer Shabbir Iqbal and defending champion Mohammad Munir lived up to their billing carding a spectacular three-under-par 69 to share the opening day’s lead in the 44th Pakistan Open Golf Championship which teed off at the Airmen Golf Club on Thursday...

    Shabbir had a brisk start compiling six birdies, four on the front nine on holes 1, 3, 5 and 8th and two on back nine on holes 12th and 14th besides...

  • Shabbir enjoys limelight at Karachi races

    KARACHI: Jockey-cum-trainer Ghulam Shabbir II stole the limelight by guiding a brace of winners apart from saddling three champions as one race was cancelled after being run for want of competition in the Gymkhana race meeting at the Karachi Racecourse on Sunday...

    Nasir and trained by Ghulam Shabbir II...

  • Shabbir retains Sindh Open Golf Championship title

    KARACHI: In a dramatic comeback, Pakistan’s top golfer Shabbir Iqbal maintained his ascendancy when he retained his title in the Rs3 million 19th Sindh Open Golf Championship which came to an end at its home — the Arabian Sea Country Club’s — picturesque course on Sunday...

    Shabbir, who was tied in the fourth place with M...

  • Shabbir leapfrogs rivals to attain top slot

    KARACHI: Eminent golfer Shabbir Iqbal displayed his class when he shot masterly eight under par 64 in the second round to leap three places and attain top slot on the leader board in the UMA 22nd Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) Open Golf Championship at the Karachi Golf Club on Friday...

    The winner of the recently held Sindh Open and the Independence Day Cup Open, Shabbir, who is aspiring to regain the Rs 7 million CNS Open and sweep...

  • Ashfaq topples Shabbir on last hole to win CNS Open

    KARACHI: In a dramatic finish, local golfer Mohammad Ashfaq came from behind on the last hole to beat Pakistan No 1 Shabbir Iqbal by one shot to lay his hands on the UMA 22nd Chief of the Naval Staff Open Golf Championship trophy at the Karachi Golf Club on Sunday...

    Ashfaq, who started the fourth round two shots behind the overnight leader Shabbir, scored three successive birdies on the last three holes to post an incredible...

  • Shabbir storms into lead after superb second round show

    KARACHI: Defending champion Shabbir Iqbal shot a splendid four under par 68 in the second round to grab the lead in the 17th Sindh Open golf championship at Arabian Sea Country Club on Saturday...

    Shabbir, who was tied with Matloob in the second place at six under 66 and two shot behind the overnight leader Mohammad Munir, leads by one shot over Munir who carded one under 71...

  • Shabbir retains Open title as Taimur takes honours in amateurs

    KARACHI: Defending champion and overnight leader Shabbir Iqbal avenged his 20th CNS Open defeat when he beat challenger Mohammad Munir by three shots to retain the pros title in the 17th Sindh Open golf championship at Arabian Sea Country Club on Sunday...

    Shabbir, who dislodged Munir at the top after second round in the 54-hole event, carded three under 69 in the third round to finish with an aggregate of 13 under par 203...

  • Shabbir excels at Independence Day Open Golf

    KARACHI: Rejuvenated Mohammad Shabbir, who was tied in the fourth place with four competitors at two under 70, shot a blistering 67 to seize two shot lead in the UBL seventh Independence Day Cup Open Golf Championship at the Defence Authority Country and Golf Club on Saturday...

    Defending champion Shabbir has a two round aggregate of 137, seven under, two shots ahead of challenger Hamza Amin who shot one under 71 in the second round...

  • Shabbir, Naeem win titles in Independence Day Cup golf

    KARACHI: Noted golfer and defending champion Mohammad Shabbir proved that he was still a force to be reckoned with when he retained the title in the seventh Independence Day Cup Open golf championship at the Defence Authority Country and Golf Club on Sunday...

    Shabbir, who surged to the top after second round in the 54-hole event, shot two under 70 to win by three shots over strong contender Mohammad Munir, who posted best card of...

  • Shabbir Qureshi’s defection a blow to PPP in south Punjab

    MUZAFFARGARH: The PPP suffered a setback in the district as Dr Shabbir Ali Qureshi, the son of former PPP MNA Mian Mohsin Ali Qureshi and Senator Khalida Mohsin Qureshi, announced leaving the party to join the PTI...

    The news of his defection was received with anguish by the PPP’s local leaders who thought Dr Shabbir’s was immature and would learn the “hard lesson” in politics soon...

  • Zakir, Mohyuddin, Shabbir win awards

    Besides, he grabbed 19 second, 17 third and 10 fourth places on the boardThe Champion Trainer of the Year was shared by veteran trainer Mohyuddin and rider-cum-trainer Ghulam Shabbir II saddling 22 winners apiece...

    It is pertinent to mention that Shabbir, winner of four Quaid-i-Azam Gold Cups and two Derby, had captured the Champion Rider award seven times in the past...

  • Shabbir retains Sindh Open crown in style

    KARACHI: The 18th Sindh Open Golf Championship ended in a blaze of glory for prolific golfer Shabbir Iqbal, who returned with 14 under 202 as curtains fell on the 54-holes event at the Arabian Sea Country Club on Sunday...

    Defending champion Shabbir remained a front-runner from day one when he set a new course record by firing 10 under 62...

  • Shabbir lifts golf title

    LAHORE: Pakistan number one Shabbir Iqbal added another feather to his cap winning the professional event of All-Pakistan Garrison Open with a three-day aggregate of 202 here on Sunday...

    Islamabad Club’s Shabbir finished five strokes ahead of runner-up Matloob Ahmad of the Garrison while club-mate Hamza Amin was third with 209...

  • Shabbir, Munir share lead in CAS Golf

    KARACHI: Country’s top two golfers, defending champion Mohammad Shabbir and Mohammad Munir, both of the Islamabad Golf Club, shot two under par 70 to share the lead on the opening day of the 36th Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Open Golf Championship which teed off at the Airmen Golf Course, PAF Base Korangi Creek, on Wednesday...

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