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Sri Lanka Ladies Stroke Play Championship 2015

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Jaquie Dias wins Mackwoods Sri Lanka Ladies Stroke Play Championship 2015
The  Sri Lanka Ladies’  Strokeplay Championship celebrated its 41st  anniversary  In golfing circles, the event is simply referred to as the ‘Mackwoods Championship’.  This tournament which is played under the flag of the Sri Lanka Golf Union, has the distinction of being supported by the same sponsor from its inception in 1974, to date.  This accolade goes to Mackwoods for their unstinting and continued promotion of ladies golf for over 40 years. 
The winner of this most coveted challenge trophy this year is Jackie Dias with scores of gross 80, 85 and 75. Her victory, while not surprising, is particularly commendable as she has been off the golf course in recent times, but her experience and ability saw her take the title once again for the 7th time.  Her margin of victory of 7 shots better than runner-up Tania Balasuriya‘s score is a noteworthy achievement who …