Omar Khalid Shortlisted To Play For Int'l Team In Jr Presidents Cup.

LAHORE -- Pakistan's top amateur Omar Khalid has been shortlisted to represent the international team which will take on the United States Team in this year's Junior Presidents Cup to be held in Charlotte, North Carolina (USA) next month.

The American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) and the Presidents Cup organisers have included Omar in the shortlist for the 12-member international team, which will include the world's top junior players from all over the world except USA. If he makes it to the final team, Omar will be the first Pakistani player to play in the Junior Presidents Cup.

Omar, who last year became the youngest player to win the Pakistan Amateurs at 16, made history last month when he became the first golfer from his country to make the cut at any USGA event. Omar played rounds of 73 and 70 at the Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in Oregon (USA) in the 2022 US Junior Amateur Championship to qualify for the Match Play round.

The international team and USA will meet in the third edition of the Junior Presidents Cup to be held on September 19-20 at Myers Park Country Club in Charlotte prior to the start of the 2022 Presidents Cup at nearby Quail Hollow Club. USA's Notah Begay III and South Africa's Tim Clark have been...

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