Adhithya Weerasinghe and Sankanath Hesara wins age group divisions
Sri Lanka Golf – Junior Development Committee in its grass root level training to foster young talent conducted a two-day golf tournament for the junior golfers under training in Anuradhapura over the weekend of 9th and 10 April in China Bay Trincomalee. The tournament was played over 18 holes at the pictures Eagles Golf Links China Bay, Trincomalee, in two age group categories 9 – 14 yrs and 15 – 18 yrs off the ladies’ tees red markers and men’s tees yellow markers respectively. Sri Lanka Golf the governing body of Golf has joined hands with the Sri Lanka Air Force in facilitating training and free access to juniors in Anuradhapura to play both courses on regular basis, further promoting the development of the sport island wide. The youngsters were treated to an entire weekend of golf which included a day of intensive training on rules and mental side of the game followed by 36 holes golf tournament.
There was delightful enthusiasm among the juniors all of whom were experiencing playing a links course and tough conditions. The intensive fessional.
training program was conducted by SLG coaching professional Priya Hemantha who was on hand throughout the weekend to help the kids in all aspects of the game.
Age Group category 15 – 18 yrs ( off yellow markers)
Winner : Sankanath Hesara 85 and 93 (total 178)
Runner up : Alokshna Weerasinghe 92 and 88 (total 180).
Age Group category 09 – 14 yrs ( off red markers)
Winner ; Adhithya Weerasinghe 84 and 90 (total 174)
Runner Up ; Janeesh Sasmitha 91 and 90 (total 181).
Longest Drive; Yehen Kethnula
Nearest to Pin ; Thanuja Kalhara
The awards were given away by Golf Professional Priya Hemantha and President of the Junior Golf Academy Anuradhalpura Mr. Mannapperuma.
The picture shows Group Winners and representatives of Sri Lanka Air Force and Golf Pro