NEGC’s ladies steal the show in Victoria Gregory Derby triumph

NEGC's ladies steal the show in Victoria Gregory Derby triumph

The highly anticipated 4th Victoria Golf Resort (VGR) and Nuwara Eliya Golf Club (NEGC) Victoria Gregory Derby wrapped up over the weekend in the Central Hills at Rajawella. In a thrilling contest, NEGC managed to retain the title, with the Gents’ event ending in an 8-8 tie and the Ladies event seeing NEGC emerge victorious with a score of 3/2.

This year’s tournament, proudly sponsored by Lynear Wealth Management and hosted by VGR, was a shining example of sportsmanship, excellence, and camaraderie.

In the gentlemen’s category, the competition was intense, resulting in a remarkable deadlock with both teams scoring 8 points each. In an unexpected twist, NEGC held onto the prestigious Victoria Gregory Derby trophy, upholding their tradition of excellence.

The Ladies segment was equally competitive, with NEGC securing a 3-2 victory. The ladies from NEGC displayed incredible skill and determination, clinching victory and adding another accolade to their club’s storied golfing history. The decisive match in the Ladies’ event featured Anouk Chitty and Niloo Jayathilake, two seasoned golfers. Niloo had a strong start, but Anouk made a remarkable comeback to secure the victory for NEGC.

The success of the tournament extended beyond the competitive matches. It was evident that the organizers, sponsors, and participants were all dedicated to making this event a grand celebration of golf. Special recognition goes to Lynear Wealth Management for their pivotal support in making this event possible, underscoring their commitment to promoting golf in Sri Lanka.

The tournament culminated with a splendid award ceremony, honoring the champions for their remarkable achievements. The evening event was a heartwarming experience for the players, their families, and the golfing community. Guests reveled in the culmination of a weekend filled with sportsmanship, camaraderie, and celebration.

The 4th Victoria Gregory Derby was more than just a golf tournament; it embodied the enduring spirit of competition, the pursuit of excellence, and the joy of coming together as a community of golf enthusiasts. This memorable event has set a high standard for future golf competitions, leaving a mark in the world of golf in Sri Lanka.


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