Sri Lanka failed to make an impression in the 26th Bangladesh Amateur Golf Championship which concluded at the Kurmitola Golf Club in Dhaka in the first week of April. Sri Lanka’s 3-man team comprising N Thangaraja, N Ranga and Sisira Kumara was placed fifth in the team event which was won by Myanmar.
India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal and Sri Lanka participated at this championship where a total of 74 players participated.
At the end of 4 days play, Kahlin Joshi of India emerged the winner with a 7 under par score of 281. In second place was Mohammed Ali Hai of Pakistan with a score of 289.
Sri Lanka’s No. 1 golfer N Thangaraja was placed 13th with a score of 301 followed by N Ranga placed 18th and Sisira Kumara 27th.
The Hony. Secretary of the Sri Lanka Golf Union, Mr Ana Punchihewa accompanied the team.
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