For the primary time in 11 years, a world golf occasion is being held in Pakistan with 132 gamers from the world over collaborating in it, AFP has reported.
The Asian Tour’s UMA CNS Open Championship is being contested on the Karachi Golf Membership.
The Asian Tour’s occasion director stated that coming again to Pakistan was a “unbelievable alternative”. “That is the place to begin for future years after the success of this occasion,” he stated.
Worldwide golf occasions in Pakistan weren’t happening as a result of terrorist assaults. Australian golfer Marcus Each stated that it at all times feels good to be in Pakistan as its individuals are “pleasant and wonderful”.
“I got here right here 10 years in the past. The notion is dangerous however in actuality it is vitally completely different,” Each stated.
Worldwide sporting occasions in Pakistan haven’t been happening for the reason that assault on the Sri Lankan cricket staff in 2009.
The safety state of affairs within the nation improved and two Pakistan Tremendous League cricket finals had been held within the nation. The excursions of Zimbabwe, a World XI and Sri Lanka previously 18 months have improved Pakistan’s explanation for internet hosting extra worldwide sporting occasions.
They cleared the way in which for extra sports activities with squash, tennis and now golf having returned.