KARACHI: Pakistan’s top golfer Shabbir Iqbal played another three under par on the third day of 7th Rashid D Habib Memorial National Professional Golf Championship to extend his lead with a score of 207 here Saturday. Islamabad’s Shabbir, who played a superb 5 under on the day one and one under on the day two, continued with his form yesterday to complete the course in 69 strokes. Mohammad Munir of Islamabad, alongside Amjad Yousuf of Karachi Golf Club, were following Shabbir with a gross 210 (6 under). Lahore Garrison Golf Club’s Matloob Ahmed was one stroke behind the duo of Amjad and Munir.Safdar Khan of Gujranwala shot an eagle on sixth hole to improve his position to fifth on leaders’ board with 214 gross. Pakistan’s number 4 golfer Waheed Baloch of Karachi Golf Club played two under and was at the 12th position with 216 gross. In senior professionals’ category, Ghani Khan of Karachi Golf Club was leading with a score of 5 under par while Kashif Masih was leading the junior category competition. A total of 46 professional golfers will compete in the final round on Sunday (today).Published in Daily Times, January 14th 2018.