CSGA, Canada Sri Lanka Golf Association 12th annual invitational Golf Championship was held at Richmond Hill Golf Club, Richmond Hill, on Sunday, September 8th 2013.
Fifty-six golfers teed off on one of the best days of summer in Ontario, “could not ask for better” said the President and Chief Organizer of CSGA Anil Perera.
The response from the community has been greater than ever before, more and more Sri Lankans
have taken to golf as a recreational sport and a means of networking without losing its game face. The significant competition between Sri Lanka Schools has been the highight of this annual event, Royal College clinched the victory and Nalanda was a close runner up in this year’s competition. Open individual competition was won by Rajinda Gunasena who has won this event the most number of years since its inception in 2002. Closest to Pin was won by Neomal Jayasekara and the Longest Drive was won by Anil Wijesooriya.
Schools that took part include, Ananda, Nalanda, Royal, St. Benedicts, St. Anthony’s, Trinity, St. Patrick Jaffna. CSGA follows a very fair scoring system, “System 36” in order to keep the competition in good spirit giving a chance to the lower as well as the higher handicapper.
Anil Perera also emphasized the committee of CSGA that has given untiring support to put this annual event together year after year. In particular the contribution of Lucky Lankage as the treasurer who has also being a sponsor for over a decade with a corporate sponsorship from his company “Grace”, “Kurumba Water” is a hit among every one.