KARACHI: The Hashoo Group World Corporate Golf Challenge (WCGC) Pakistan returns for its fifth edition on March 30 and will be contested in Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore, making it the country’s biggest corporate golf event ever. After four successful editions, Loco Services, the license holder of WCGC in Pakistan, has expanded the event to Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore for regional qualifiers. The event will kick off at DHA Golf Club in Karachi on March 30. The top five teams from each region will qualify for the National Final, which is scheduled to be held in Lahore in the first week of May 2019. The winner of the competition comprising two corporate players will proceed to represent Pakistan’s corporate golf team at the World Final of WCGC in Cascais, Portugal in July 2019. Loco Services’ contributions for promotion of corporate golf in the country have been recognised during the last two World Finals of WCGC in Portugal, with awards for “enormous efforts” and “best growing event”. More than 40 countries are associated with WCGC, based in Spain. Pakistan’s corporate team performance in last three seasons was outstanding, as it finished among the top five each time at the World Final in Portugal. “We are proud to run the biggest corporate golf team event of Pakistan,” Muhammad Umer Khokhar, Director Events at WCGC Pakistan, said in a press release. “It is our pleasure to provide the opportunity to corporate teams for competing in the event. We are also very happy to expand the tournament to three main regions of Pakistan, where teams from all over the Pakistan will get chance to participate in this elite tournament.” WCGC is the largest corporate golf tournament in the world and since its inception nearly three decades ago, over one million golfers have competed across the globe for a chance to represent their company and country at the World Final.