NEWLY crowned Lautoka Open champion Abid Hussain has set his sights on winning the Vanua Levu Open Championship at the Labasa Golf Club this weekend.
Hussain, a former professional defeated Roneel Prakash in a three-hole play-off on Saturday to lift the Lautoka Open title for the first time.
The Nadi businessman thanked the sponsors Sigatoka Motor Spares, Islands Electric and Tesla Products of Australia.
Hussain, who has won the Vanua Levu Open on several occasions, said he wanted to get the title to Viti Levu.
"I'm gunning for the Vanua Levu title now," Hussain said.
"I have won it many times previously. I want to bring the title to Viti Levu. It will be a tough challenge but I'm in good form."
Hussain was part of the national training squad but missed out on selection for the Nomura Cup and the Asia Pacific Championship.
He has been one of the consistent golfers in the country this season having won the Ba Open in August.
"I missed out on the Fiji team selection but I can't say much," Hussain said.
"I hope to prove myself next year."
Lautoka Open Results: Overall gross winner: Abid Hussain, Overall nett winner: Divesh Kumar 96, Runner-up overall gross: Roneel Prakash 103, Runner-up overall nett: Abdul Jalal 97, A grade gross: Baarroon Hussain 104, B grade gross: Ram Reddy 112, C grade gross: Alvin Singh 127, A grade Nett: 1st Suren Pillay 99, 2nd: Praneel Prasad 99, 3rd: Johnny Krishna 100; B grade nett: 1st Abdul Khan 101.5, 2nd: Dinesh Narayan 102, 3rd: Gaffar Ali 102.5; C grade nett: 1st Jason Yoon 97.5, 2nd Afzal Khan 100, 3rd Shineel Gounder 103.5; A grade A.M gross: Raymond Singh 72, A.M nett: Asish Chand 67, P.M gross VK Singh 33, P.M nett Mohammed Shariff; B grade A.M gross: Vijay Ram 76, A.M nett: Lawrence Benjamin 67, P.M gross Umend Reddy 38, P.M nett: Shamal Ram; C grade A.M gross: Sanjay Krishna 87, A.M nett: Hemant Kumar 67, P.M gross: Roland Singh 42, P.M nett: Prashal Chandra 29.5. Nearest to the pin: Roneel Prakash, Gaffar Ali, Mohammed Shariff. Longest drive: Munesh Prasad, Roneel Prakash.