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Prabagaran Wins Sri Lanka Open by 2 strokes

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Prabagaran Wins Sri Lanka Open by 2 strokes
K. Prabagaran from Nuwara Eliya defended his title successfully by shooting five under par 66 to overhaul overnight leader by one, Mithun Perera and convincingly stretch his lead by two for a grand aggregate total of 16 under par, to clinch the Trophy and title of ‘Champion Solar Therm Sri Lanka Open 2014’. Mithun Perera starting the final round one stroke ahead of Praba was quickly overtaken by Praba who started with a birdie on the first hole and on the 5th to take the lead but a birdie on the 8th hole brought Mithun to tie on 13 under with Praba on the 8th hole ( 62nd ) creating much excitement with excellent Golf followed by an eager enthusiastic crowd. Praba kept his calm and continued on the closing holes birdying the 12th, 14th, 15th to establish a clear lead and made his first bogey on the 17th, only to recover the dropped shot with a classic birdie on the 18th to clinch the trophy and defend his title…


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Mithun Perera  AT FORE shoots  5 under 
As the Solar Therm Sri Lanka Open 2014, entered the third day Mithun Perera improved on his first two round scores and scored a five under par 66 to lead the 40 players after the cut-off was administered. Defending champ Prabagaran maintained his composure and returned a three under par to be one stroke behind the leader Mithun on a total of 11 under par. Lalith Kumara too returned a five under par to share the honour of carding the best score for the day with Mithun, to climb the leader board at one over par in 8th place. Dharma the Indian Pro held on to the leading trio three strokes off the leader.
Anura Rohana and Zen Dharmaratne returned even Par scores to remain in 4th and 5th place respectively.
The Ladies too faced the starter for the Pam Fernando Trophy sponsored by UTE – CAT . Tania Balasuriya tied with Niloo Jayathilake for the best Gross Score of the da…

Day Two at RCGC Sri Lanka Open Golf 2014

Re-Birth Of An Ancient Golfing Nation Day Two at the Sri Lanka Open Golf at RCGC - Excitement Galore

Prabagaran Leads Day 2 in Solar Therm Sri Lanka Open

Defending Champion K. Prabagaran, maintained his consistency scoring another 4-under par in the second round of the Solar Therm Sri Lanka Open 2014, played at the Royal Colombo Golf Club Course in Colombo. Prabagaran joint leader of four after round one, placed himself at the top of the standings on eight under par, one stroke ahead of Mithun Perera and M. Dharma of India tied in second place on seven under par. Anura Rohana returned another two under to be placed in 4th place on 4 under par. Zen Dharmaratne sponsored by CML MTD Walkers Group scored two under to be placed in 5th on 3 under par, five strokes off the lead.
Kushal Johnpillai, the leading Amateur in the ‘Open’ won the UTE CAT Challenge Trophy 2015, comfortably from Prashan Peiris by nine strokes in the Gross event while Kushal completed a double victory by winning the Ne…


Re-Birth of an Ancient Golfing Nation with the Sri Lanka Open Golf at RCGC

Four Under Par – Four Way Lead after Round 1 In “Solar Therm Sri Lanka Open 2014” Defending Champion K. Prabagaran , Mithun Perera, M. Dharma from India and M. Arumugam shared a first day lead by two strokes from R.A. Anura Rohana the seven time winner chasing a record 8th win in the ‘Solar Therm Sri Lanka Open’. Sisira Kumara, Tissa Chandradasa and Zen Dharmaratne scored one under par each to lie in joint sixth place, three strokes behind the joint leaders. The ‘Solar Therm Sri Lanka Open’ player list was pruned to 80 from the original 116 entries, after the Pre-Qualify round played on Monday. There were 66 automatic qualifiers. Much interest was generated with the participation of overseas Professionals and apart from Dharma of India and Zen Dharmaratne, Indian Sandeep Syal, Bangladeshi M.D. Sayum and Swedish Andreas Adler scored over par, lying further down the field. The contest is set to tighten up as the to…

Fun-filled yet serious Pro-Am at the Royal Colombo Golf Club


calling - privileged golfers

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First ever Pro-AM  at SRI LANKA OPEN GOLF -Come give a hand to the needy juniors

Calling the privileged golfers .,It is more of luck that made you  a privileged golfer.Share it with the less privileged.  There are are some good juniors needing funds to grow.Your participation will take them in long way.That is simple as GIVE--give - UNSEEN HANDS WILL GIVE YOU MORE.
Come play and enjoy  with A SELECTED professionals on this day

Make a date with your preferred  professional golfer. Play with him on 25 the Jan 2015 along side with other pros. At the same time contributing to the much needy less privileged junior golfer of Sri lanka.

Select from Mithun,Prbagaran,Zen,Thanga,Chandrasekera,Anura,Nandasena and more  Entry Rs 7500  for  very worthy cause. Be part of the effort to Make Sri Lanka a golfing nation like the cricketers did to Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka Open 2014

Ball control is the essence of golf --is like peddling a  bicycle. It comes from within. Sorry golfers no one can teach you that. Lali.Elite.Golf

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Solar Therm Sri Lanka Open 2014 WITH CML MTD AND UTE CAT supporting the event to make- golf -real in Colombo

The Sri Lanka Open introduced by the Sri Lanka Golf Union in 1970, has had a wonderful journey producing multiple winners from the vicinity of the Golf Courses who have brought International acclaim by winning Medals at the Asian Games and by performing with credit on the International Professional Circuits.
The SLGU can be proud that currently as many as six Sri Lankan Professionals are playing in the Indian Pro Golf Tour (IPGT) and two of them are also playing in the Asian Pro Golf Tour (APGT). The SLGU with the intention of enhancing the value of the Sri Lanka Open,has secured over whelming Sponsorship to facilitate a Purse (Prize Money) of SL Rs.2,000,000/= to be offered for the “Solar Therm Sri Lan…

Cream of pro golfers for Sri Lanka Open

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Cream of pro golfers for Sri Lanka OpenA galaxy of professional golfers will be seen in action at the ‘Solar Therm Sri Lanka Open 2014’ golf championship to be held at the Ridgeways course from January 27 to 30. Sri Lanka’s top professional golfers in the likes of Mithun Perera, Anura Rohana, K. Prabagaran, Thangaraja and Vijitha Bandara will play alongside five professional golfers from India and two from Bangladesh. Mithun Perera is in the nick of forms losing the top prize at a professional tour of India only last week. But Anura Rohana, who has won the Sri Lanka Open seven times has also been on the Indian pro tour for the past several years. However, they have been true ambassadors for Sri Lanka and have been able to talk to the Indian professional golfer to take part in this tournament this year. Prabagaran is the defending champion, will face the starter along with other leading players in the likes of Lalith Kumara, Tissa Chandradasa, M. Amarapad…