Day of champs

Mohammad Wafiyuddin (left) receiving his trophies and prize from Meru Valley Resort Berhad general manager Chin Chee Kong after winning the men's gross champion title.

THE 58th Perak Men & Ladies Amateur Open 2013 golf tournament at Meru Valley Golf and Country Club closed off with a bang after an intense three days.

The tournament held from June 21 to June 23 saw 73 players (58 men and 17 women) travelling from all over the country to participate.

Men’s amateur gross champion Muhammad Wafiyuddin Abdul Manaf, 22, swept the title with a gross score of 214, beating Tan Chee Kean from the Royal Perak Golf Club who scored 220.

“I’m on cloud nine as this is the first time I am winning the tournament.

“Despite the hot weather and fatigue, I told myself to concentrate on the game and enjoy the challenge, so I’m very satisfied with my performance,” said Wafiyuddin from the Universiti Utara Malaysia Golf Club.

Meanwhile, Nur Durriyah Damian from the Malaysian Golf Association beat Hillferah Tan of the Universiti Utara Malaysia Golf Club to take the Ladies’ amateur gross champion title.

“I’m very happy and can’t wait to go home to celebrate my achievement with my parents,” she said.

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