J. Dias 80 + 85+75 =240 Gross &R/Up: Taniya Balasuriya 83+82+82= 247 Gross
Jaquie Dias wins Mackwoods Sri Lanka Ladies Stroke Play
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 shot a gross score over 3 days of 83, 82 and 82. 13 year old Tania is making a mark in ladies
golf and it is hoped she will be a force to reckon with in the future.
The Nuwara Eliya Cup a board event for the best aggregate
Nett score over three rounds was won by young Kayla Perera with Jaquie Dias
being the runner up.
The prestige and popularity of this championship was
reflected by the number of ladies who played in very challenging and unpleasant
weather conditions over 3 days.
Congratulations to all the ladies who took home the prizes.
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
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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 …