Veterans G P Sisira Kumara and B A Sanjeewa fired sensational five under par opening rounds finish day 1 of the LECTRA Grand-Prix May Edition as joint leaders, just one stroke ahead of Sri Lanka Amateur Golf Champion M U Chanaka Perera in 3rd place a further stroke ahead of 4th placed Sampath Kelum.
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The leading top four Golfers mastered the Catalina Golf Club Course in Koggala, in strong windy conditions. Sisira Kumara fired seven birdies, whilst Sanjeewa shot 5 Birdies and an Eagle, on their way to 5 under par. Chanaka Perera, scored six birdies whilst Sampath Kelum fired five!
The beautiful and neat Golf Course in Koggala, well groomed, 9 hole Par 72, was not that easy to score in windy conditions but the top Ten after Round 1 were just 1 over par on 73. The May Edition of the LECTRA Grand-Prix, is powered by Apparel Technologies, Bobbin Group of Companies. As the stiff competition for supremacy continues, the cut-off will be administered after the 2nd Round and the 4 Round Tournament continues at the Catalina Golf Course in the SLAF Golf facility.
The Leader Board Lectra Grand-Prix 2019 May Edition after Round 1
67 – G. P. Sisira Kumara, B. A. Sanjeewa
68 – M U Chanaka Perera
69 – Sampath Kelum
72 – N. Amarapadma, J K Januka Dilshan,
73 – U A Ranasinghe, J M D Indika, Lamindu Raiinika, Navinda Ranga
75 – P D S U Kumara, T T Jayaseelan, R. Sureshan
79- G. I. Dilranga, Roshana Prasad, S S Nanayakkara