Sanjeewa wins inaugural PFGP


The Pin Fernando Grand Prix April Edition sponsored by UTE Engineering played at the Army Diyatalawa Golf Course, created history for the picturesque, physically testing Golf Course in Sri Lanka, the Army Diyatalawa Par 70 Golf Course.

Pin Fernando Grand Prix

The relatively short but challenging course provided a great experience to the National players and the New Course record of 66 (4under Par) was set by J.M.D Indika, in the final round of the UTE Engineering PFGP April event.

B A Sanjeewa returned a 71 to win the April Edition by 3 strokes from J M D Indika who gained ground with his outstanding final round of 66 which established the course record for the Army Diyatalawa Golf Course. Indika fired 8 birdies (Four in each half) dropped 4 strokes with Two Bogey’s and one Double Bogey but established a new course record.

Amarapathma repeated his 3 under Par in Round 3 to snatch 3rd place, 5 strokes behind the winner. The Army Diyatalawa Golf Club produced excellent course conditions, with the greens and fairways in great shape, helped by the weather gods who sent rain overnight. The mountainous terrain and unique features of the Diyatalawa Golf Course was a true test for the national players and the standard of Golf was commendable.

The UTE Engineering Pin Fernando Grand Prix journey continues with the May Edition at the RCGC. The performances of each Grand Prix edition count for the WAGR (World Amateur Golf Rankings) with several leading Sri Lankan players earning World Amateur Ranking points.


WinnerB. A. Sanjeewa28069687271
R/UpJ. M. D. Indika28371717566
3rdN. Amarapathma28575766767
4N. Ranga28670747171
5M. U. Chanaka Perera28776737167
6Sisira Kumara28873727568
T7M. H. Chalitha Puspika28972747073
T8R. Sureshan29673737773
T8D.M.P.P. Bandara – SLNAVY29679727372
10Sampath Kalum29777727672
11Rosana Prasad30079727871
12D.G.D. Danusha Perera – SLNAVY30172727384
13Lamidu Rainika30480727973
14K. B.S. Madushanka – SLAF30974807778
15H.L.S. Sanath Chandra – SLARMY31280768274
16T. Jayaseelan – SLAF31583767878
T17G. M. Pradeep Kumara31878807981
T17K.G.J.B. Ratnayake – SLARMY31875818478
19P.W.A.D. Pushpakumara – SLARMY31980798377
T20Chandra Mogan – SLAF32178798381
T20G.W.A.J. Wijenayake – SLAF32178808479
22P.D.S.U. Kumara – SLAF32378818084
23T. Akash32583768779