All set to launch 11th edition of Commander’s Cup Golf Tournament 2024

Commander’s Cup Golf Tournament 2024

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The Commander’s Cup Golf Tournament 2024, the premier event in the golfing calendar, will be held at the Air Force Eagles’ Golf Links and Courses (AFEGLC), which will be hosted by the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF), often with the untiring assistance of Dialog Enterprise persuading as the Main Exclusive Sponsor. The event will take place at the spectacular Eagles’ Golf Links in China Bay, Trincomalee, from 19 to 21 January 2024. 

This will be the 11th iteration of the tournament, which has commenced since 2013, and this event is being held under the guidance of the Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force, Air Marshal Udeni Rajapaksa. More than 100 male and female golfers from across the country and around the world have actively signed up for the tournament. 

The Eagles’ Challenge Trophy, which will be accorded to the top performer among serving members of the armed services, will be up for grabs in addition to the major trophy among the tri-forces golfers (both male and female). These distinguished trophies, along with other titles and accolades, will be awarded during the Awards Ceremony Night, which will be held on 20 January 2024 and will be graced by the Commander of the SLAF, Air Marshal Udeni Rajapaksa. 

The tournament will be powered by Dialog Enterprise, who’s really alluding to being the Main Exclusive Sponsor for the fourth consecutive year and highlighting the positive approach to optimizing golf in the country. The Group Chief Officer of Dialog Enterprise, Mr. Navin Peiris, said, “We are privileged to partner with the Sri Lanka Air Force for the fourth consecutive year to make this prestigious Commander’s Cup Golf Tournament at the picturesque Eagles’ Golf Links, Trincomalee, a greater success. The Commander’s Cup brings together top-ranked golfers from Sri Lanka and provides players from the Tri-Forces, police and civilians with a unique opportunity to experience a challenging game of golf at a unique and beautiful golfing location. 

Dialog Enterprise maintains a close bond with the sport of golf in Sri Lanka by sponsoring golf clubs and tournaments, partnering with golf development for children, supporting leading golfers on a national and international scale, and uplifting the livelihoods of communities connected to the sport. We look forward to an exciting weekend of golf in the 11th edition of this tournament. 

Moreover, local and international male and female golf enthusiasts are set to participate in the prestigious Commander’s Cup Golf Tournament 2024, which is a significant facet of Sri Lankan tourism. As part of a strategic initiative to boost sports tourism, the SLAF has developed golf courses in key locations, including Anuradhapura, Koggala and China Bay. These courses, such as the Koggala Golf Links situated in the Southern Province, have become integral to promoting the combination of sports and tourism. 

Notably, the trio of Golf Links, including Koggala Golf Links, has played a distinctive role, hosting numerous events that accumulated the participation of over 450 golf enthusiasts, both local and foreign, throughout the year 2023.