Arvind Fernando wins the 20th AmCham- FedEx Express Golf Tournament

Posted On 07 Oct 2019
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Mr. Arvind Fernando receiving the winning award for the Overall Winner -Gross from Mr. Mohan Pandithage, Chairman, Hayleys Advantis, Mr. Presantha Jayamaha, President, AmCham Sri Lanka and Mr. Karthik Radhakanthan, Head of Sales and Country Lead CMB, Cathay Pacific Airways

Mr. Arvind Fernando receiving the winning award for the Overall Winner -Gross from Mr. Mohan Pandithage, Chairman, Hayleys Advantis, Mr. Presantha Jayamaha, President, AmCham Sri Lanka and Mr. Karthik Radhakanthan, Head of Sales and Country Lead CMB, Cathay Pacific Airways

The AmCham-FedEx Express Golf Tournament 2019 was held last Sunday at the Royal Colombo Golf Club (RCGC).

 

The tournament was played to an individual Stableford format, with the players teeing off to a shotgun start at 7:00a.m. The overall best score of the day was achieved by Mr. Arvind Fernando with 36 points gross. Mr. Arvind Fernando will be enjoying a Business Class ticket to Hong Kong courtesy of Cathay Pacific, the Official Airline Sponsor of the tournament.

 

In the AmCham members category, Mr. Mohamed R. Mihular was the winner, with Mr. A.W.M. Reza making it to the runner-up position.

 

Mr. Arvind Fernando also won the best score for Division A scoring 41 points with a better back nine, edging out Mr. Gihan Siribaddana who scored 41 points.

 

Ms. Dinoo De Mel won the Longest and Most Accurate Drive on the 8th hole in the women’s category, while Mr. Afflli Raheem won the Longest and Most Accurate Drive on the 8th hole in the men’s category. Nearest to The Pin on the 9th hole in the women’s category was won by Ms. Eliane Sterchi, while Mr. M. Fazeel won the same in the men’s category.

 

An array of prizes was distributed for many categories, and the Masters Division was won by Mr. Paul Davis scoring 45 points and Mr. Hemasiri Subasinghe won the Seniors Division with a score of 41 points.

 

The tournament featured a specialty jazz brunch for participants as well as AmCham members and Mountain Hawk Express guests, followed by an awards ceremony.

 

Winning Categories

 

Category

Name of Player

Points Received

Seniors (65 over)

Runner Up

Kumar Boralessa

36

Winner

Hemasiri Subasinghe

41

Masters (55-65)

Runner Up

Mohamed R. Mihular

45

Winner

Paul Davis

45

Ladies Section

Runner Up

Dinoo De Mel

37

Winner

Ruani Desinghe

37 with better back-nine

Longest and Most Accurate Drive on the 8th

Men

Afflli Raheem

-

Women

Dinoo De Mel

-

Nearest to the Pin on the 9th Hole

Men

M. Fazeel

-

Women

Eliane Sterchi

-

C Division Handicap 19-28

Runner Up

Iftikar Ahamed

46 with better back-nine

Winner

Nishan Premathiratne

46

B Division Handicap 10-18

Runner Up

Arjun Fernando

43 with better back-nine

Winner

Radesh Daluwatta

44

A Division Handicap 0-9

Runner Up

Gihan Siribaddana

41

Winner

Arvind Fernando

41 with better back-nine

AmCham Members

Runner Up

A.W.M. Reza

45

Winner

Mohamed R. Mihular

45 with better back-nine

Overall Winner – Gross

Winner

Arvind Fernando

36 Gross

Overall Winner – Net

Winner

Nishan Premathiratne

46

 

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