KARACHI(APS) March 9, 2020-KFC, Platinum Sponsor, hosted the 5th Charity Golf Tournament in support of Deaf Reach Schools, Training Centers and Colleges in Karachi. Tournament venue sponsor DAC&GC welcomed the golfers to tee-off on 8th March, 2020.
The 18-hole tournament was planned in the Texas Scramble format and at 7:30 am the golfers teed off at gun shot to kick off the game for this year.
Friends of Deaf Reach, Golfers and their families were hosted for the Annual Deaf Reach Luncheon and Award Ceremony by Soneri Bank Ltd. This was followed by a heartwarming performance of the “SohniDharti” in Pakistan Sign Language by the students of Deaf Reach School.
The title sponsor for the event this year was KFC and was DAC&GC provided us access to the golf course.
Our 18-holetournament partners including BMC Solutions, Pakistan Petroleum Limited, iTextiles, Mediplas, EFU, Premier Insurance Ltd. Emkay Lines, PICT, Scilife, EMC, Fidelity Insurance Brokers, DEPD -Government of Sindh, Aeon and Trisl, hosted their team flights at the kick off. Pepsi Co as beverage partners, and Soneri Bank as lunch and ceremony sponsors, Gravitas Packaging as trophy partners all joined together to make the event a resounding success. The proceeds from this yearly tournament contribute towards the education and skills training of over 300 deaf students.
Mr. Raza Pirbhai, COO- KFC, presented trophies and cash cheques to each winner, followed by a vote of thanks to Golfer Friends of Deaf Reach. The winners of the 5th Annual Deaf Reach Golf Tournament are listed below:
Nearest to Pin Hole No. 7: M. Hassan Akram
Nearest to Pin Hole No. 17: AbidVazir
Longest Drive Hole No. 8: Zunair Khan
Longest Drive Hole No. 15: Aman Sahibzada
Runner up Team Net: Humera Khalid/ Ayesha Kashif/ Aania Farooq/ Daniah Saeed
Winner Team Net: Ehtisham Qadir/ YasinKodvavi/ Osama Minhaj/ Ali Sana Rizvi
Runner-up Team Gross: Abdur Rehman/ WaleedChachar/ Omar Khalid/ Arsalan Mughal
Winner Team Gross: Hamza Ghani/ Abdullah Nasir/ NadeemIftikhar/ M. Qasim
Mr. QasimQamar representing DEPD, Govt. of Sindh congratulated the organizers and reiterated the government’s support towards Deaf education in his address.
Deaf Reach Schools, Training Centers & Colleges, a program of FESF, provides education and skills training to Deaf children in Pakistan. Join the cause to make education a reality for these children. Visit www.deafreach.com for more details.