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Having conquered the world of cricket once dominated by the aliens in the soils of Indian subcontinent now they are waking up to the need of the period -GOLF.
YES IF THEY CAN HIT A MOVING BALL WHY CANT THEY HIT A STATIONERY BALL. !
They have just started ,perhaps after a lapse of over 100 years. Boasting as the oldest golfing region out side Scotland enjoying the glorious past now they are geared to do real thing. Inida is already has a star studded line up.Bangaladehs has Siduku, Sri Lanka has Mithun, Anura, Prabhakaran. Many are in the pipe line. Pakistan is following. All of them have proven ball playing talent that can match any standards. What they lacked is the interest .Yes interest only. Despite limited facilities they are indeed doing well.
Read whats goint to happe during this coming secodn oldest (After India )golfing event outside UK
126TH SRI LANKA AMATEUR GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP
20TH TO 25TH AUGUST 2013 AT THE VICTORIA GOLF & COUNTRY RESORT
The second oldest Amateur Championship in the world next to the British Amateur Championshipcomes back to the picturesque Victoria Golf & Country Club in Digana, Kandy which is rated amongst the top 100 courses in the world. The main Partners this year are Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation, Metropolitan, Hemas, DIMOS ,Etisalat, GolfPlus, and Audi,. Official soft drink Partner is Coca-Cola with Official TV Channel being CSN.
This year top Amateur Golfers from India (ladies and gents teams), Pakistan, Bangladesh and Thailand(ladies and gents teams) and Sri Lanka (ladies and gents teams) will be participating. The reigning champion Sri Lanka’s N. Thangaraja will not be participating this year as he has turned Professional like his predecessor Mithun Perera. This year’s top favorites from Sri Lanka are top Amateur Vijitha Bandara who plays on his home course along with N. Rangaof the Royal Colombo Golf Club.
This year India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Thailand along with Teams from Sri Lanka will vie for the Parlakamedi Trophy in the International Team event on the 20th and 21stand the Zia HulHaq Trophy between Sri Lanka and Pakistan will also be played on the 21st.
The Ladies Championship will be wide open with current holder G. Badwall from India unable to visit Sri Lanka to defend her title.