The Sri Lanka Junior Golf Match-play Championship 2019 sponsored by P & S Bakers concluded with five fantastic Finals played in five different age group categories with Dhuwarshan of Nuwara-Eliya Golf Club and Taniya Minel Balasuriya of Royal Colombo Golf Club crowned Junior Champs for Boys and Girls respectively.
Sri Lanka Junior golfers battle for Rukmini Kodagoda trophy
The Sri Lanka Junior Match-Play Golf Championship will tee off..
Dhuwarshan beat the #1 seed Haroon Aslam 3 & 2 to win the Gold Division age category and be crowned Boys’ Junior Champion 2019.
In the Girls’ Championship Taniya Minel Balasuriya beat her sister Sherin Mithara in the final 3 & 2, to win the Girls’ Championship for the second successive year.
K. Danushan beat Nirekh Tejwani, the top seed in the Silver Division for Boys 3 & 2 in the final to become the Silver division champion.
Reshan Algama played excellent Golf to beat Kaya Daluwatte 3 & 2 in the Final of the Bronze division.
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George Patrick Sisira Kumara, the top ranked amateur golfer..
Ayaan Gunasekera beat Varun Fernando in the final of the Copper division.
The Sri Lanka Junior Golf Championship 2019 sponsored by P & S Bakers for the 6th consecutive year was a great success, played in memory of the Late Rukmani Kodagoda, a former National Champion in Golf and Tennis.
President Sri Lanka Golf Rtd. Air Chief Marshall Harsha Abeywickrema, Chair Person Sri Lanka Junior Golf Niloo Jayathilaka, Captain RCGC, Mr. Shiran Fernando, Vice President SLGU & President RCGC Mr. Sanjiva Vairavanathan together with family members of P & S Bakers the Match-play Championship sponsors, gave away Certificates of participation and the Trophies to the winners in the prize giving that followed the Finals.
Sri Lanka Junior Golf Match-play Championship 2019 Results
Gold Division Boys – Junior Boys Champion Dhuwarshan
S. Dhuwarshan (NEGC) beat Haroon Aslam(VGCR) 3 & 2
Gold & Silver combined Girls – Junior Champion Taniya Minel Balasuriya
Taniya Minel Balsuriya beat Sherin Mithara Balasuriya 3 & 2
Silver Division Boys –
K. Danushan beat Nirekh Tejwani 3 & 2
Bronze Division Boys & Girls –
Reshan Algama beat Kaya Daluwatte 3 & 2
Copper Division Boys & Girls –
Ayaan Gunasekera beat Varun Fernando 3 & 2