DamarU Golf is pleased with the Golf development in Colombo by emphasising Junior Golf Sri lanka has great potential If Cricketers can do why not not golfers.
Lal Dias receiving from Sponsors
LANKA JUNIOR MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP 2014
For the RUKMINI KODAGODA TROPHY
The inaugural Sri Lanka Junior Match Play Championship started on
a positive note with 60 players competing for top honours at the Royal Colombo
Golf Club. The sponsor for the event is ‘Perera & Sons Bakers Ltd’ '. The
winner of the overall championship would carry away the Rukmini Kodagoda trophy
donated by the family in memory of one of Sri Lanka’s talented sports women, a
former national tennis and golf champion.
In the open/gold division Ishira
Fernando showed much promise with a gross score of 77 taking the best gross
medal. Closely on the heels Prashan Peiris & Zaffar Sikkander both on gross
78 and Charya Kannangara with 82. The eight to qualify for the match play knock
out stage: Ishira Fernando 77, Prashan Peiris 78, Zaffar Sikkander 78, Charya
Kannangara 82, Januka Dilshan 84, Lamindu Rainika 85, Navika Ediriwira 86, S.
In the Silver division age group 11 -1 4+the best score for the
day was recorded by S. D Sathsara with a gross score of 86 winning the best
gross medal. Heightened competition was evident with HirunaSigera 87, Tania
Minel Balasuriya and Prashan Heendeniyage both on 91. The eight to qualify for the
match play stage: S. D. Sathsara 86, D. D. Hiruna Sigera 87, Tania
Minel Balasuriya 91, Prashan Heendeniyage 91, Iman Sangani 95, Dilip Muthukumara
97, Avisha Gunawardena 98, Dulitha Ellwala 103.
In the most junior age group category bronze division 10+ &
under we saw the talents of Sidath Dias Desinghe with a score of 47over nine
holes on a better back three to win the best gross score medal on day 1 over Tienn
Kapilasena. Closely followed by Kayla Perera on gross 48. The eight to qualify
for the match play stage :Sidath Dias Desinghe 47, Tienn Kapilasena 47, Kayla
Perera 48, Mahisha Hirushan 49, K Danushan 50, Yannik Kumara 51, Vikash Thangadore 51, Levon Niyarepola 53.
The tournament has reached knock out match play stage. We are
likely to see new talent blossom showing powers based on the new format.
Sri Lankas Golf and as played in the land of origin of the game -Tradition
lives on Now over 112 years Ryder Cup
Styled , Annually unlike biennial Ryder
cup . That is the Burdett Trophy since
1927 .This Contest started 25 years before Ryder cup and 112 years beforeEura-Asia Cupthe Popular Similar formatted Match play styled game Between Asia
and Europe. The former Europe vs. the US at Play Habits,Inborn Style over rule- 10000 ball -practiced methodsLali.Elite.golf
Burdett trophy since 1902 is the Golfing Contest to
win between- between Royal Colombo Golf Club and Nuwara Eliya Golf club---like
The Ryder Cup involves variousmatch playcompetitions.
Unfortunately, Golf in Sri Lanka at present can only boast
of its age. Not in Performance. The Present Union Secretary ANA known to be the
man behind Cricket world cup win is trying hard to turn table. A Long arduous task
considering extremely limited facilities at his disposal. Colombo City boasted
three golf clubs probably century ago, …
#Babies of Sri Lankan golf scene -NAVY-beating grandfathers of golf RCGC,
Babies of Sri Lankan golf scene -NAVY-beating grandfathers of golf RCGC,
NEGC of in Sri Lanka is indeed a formidable performance. Why babies - well Navy started the game recently with rudimentary facilities of golf in comparison to centuries old Golf Clubs in Sri lanka.Yet they performed, beating grand fathers of Golf in Sri Lanka.Unlike in, more seasoned Golf clubs, members of Navy came from less developed cities . in the island not knowing what the game of golf is, till they took the club when Navy opened their own Golf Course- ThankS to
Admiral W.K.J Karannagoda an avid golfer then
Navy and Air force started golf during Much Loved Sporting President Rajapaksa who blessed cricket,rugby,soccer,motor racing and even building parks in the city encouraging the nation to be healthy..
It is Gotabaya then defence secretary a golfer himself encouraged …