Enduring both challenging weather conditions and stiff competition from European Tour winner Martin Wiegele, Pakistan’s Hamza Amin secured victory at the Austrian National Open Golf Championship in Oberwaltersdorf, Austria. Amin’s remarkable win was made even more special as he was guided by his legendary father, Taimur Hassan, on the bag. Representing Rumanza Golf Club, Amin’s birdie spree during the final round secured him a two-stroke win.
Despite tough winds and a demanding course, Amin’s strategic birdies on holes 11, 13, 15, and 17 solidified his triumph. Expressing his excitement, Amin shared, “We created history and will have this memory forever.” His father, Taimur Hassan, hailed the father-son combination as a source of great joy.
The Austrian National Open Championship, hosted at the esteemed Fontana golf club, witnessed participation from 151 players and featured both professionals and amateurs competing for prestigious titles and a prize fund of 20,000 euros. The victory not only brought honor to Hamza Amin but also contributed to the legacy of national stars like Markus Brier, Niki Zitny, and Bernd Wiesberger.
Fontana Golf Club’s renowned championship course provided an ideal backdrop for this 49th edition of the Open. With Hamza Amin’s dramatic triumph, the championship once again showcased the spirit of competitive golf and celebrated the legacy of the sport.