NEGC to host Mastercard Inter Nation Golf Tournament on 11 January

Wednesday, 8 January 2020 00:00 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

By Shamseer Jaleel

Nuwara Eliya Golf Club (NEGC) one of the top 30 and oldest golf clubs in the globe will host the second edition of the inter-nation golf tournament on 11 January at its beautiful golf course in Nuwara Eliya. 

This event will also support the tourism promotion drive focusing on the sport of golf among golf playing nations and to make Nuwara Eliya and Sri Lanka the destination of choice for future international tournaments. 

Tournament committee has made all arrangements to make this a memorable one and expect nearly 100 golf players representing 10 countries to tee off. Mastercard is the principle sponsor of this grand event for the second year in tandem and have extended invitations to its international network for their participation.

Teams will be consist a maximum of 24 players and the participating countries include India, Singapore, Malaysia, Korea, Australia, USA, UK, Sri Lanka and a combined Asian and European team. Inaugural event was won by UK with the Indian team ending as runner-up. In addition to the prestigious Inter Nation Challenge Trophy on offer, special prizes will be awarded for the 1st and 2nd runner up team as well as individual prizes for the best net and gross score. Prizes will include airline tickets, weekend vouchers and many more exciting gifts.

Registrations are open by calling the NEGC Office. This one-day golf event will have a practice day one day prior at the same venue.

Co-sponsors of this event are Zam Gems and Exotic Holidays.