Reshan Algama’s record-breaking brilliance at Srixon RCGC Junior Open

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Colombo, Jan 10, 6.25PM – Sri Lanka’s junior golf sensation, Reshan Algama, achieved an outstanding five under par, scoring an impressive 66 on the second day of the Gold Division in the Srixon RCGC Junior Open Golf Championship. This prestigious event, proudly sponsored by Srixon, held at the Royal Colombo Golf Club on Wednesday.

Competing in the Under-19 age category, the 15-year-old golf prodigy made history by becoming the first junior to achieve such a feat in the Srixon RCGC Tournament. With a total score of 137 over both days, Algama secured the top spot on the leaderboard, marking the best performance by a junior golfer in recent history.

Kumar Danushan demonstrated consistent performance with even par scores of 71 on both days, securing the second position with a total of 142 strokes. Kvahn Tejwani, who improved from fifth place on the first day, claimed the third spot with a gross of 73, totaling 147.

Junior Open Champion Jevahn Sathasivam secured the fourth position, matching Tejwani with a total of 147, scoring 73 on the first day and 74 on the second. Yannik Kumara, with scores over par at 74 on both days, secured the fifth place with a total of 148.

In the 13 to 15+ years category, Adithya Weerasinghe from Anuradhapura secured the lead with a total score of 155. The committed golfer outperformed Kaiyan Johnpillai and Keshav Algama, who both achieved scores of 159, sharing the second position. Varun Fernando, the top player on the first day, slipped to the sixth position with a gross of 86 and a total of 161.

In the Bronze Division Under-13 category, Shenal Nimsith maintained the top spot with a total of 117 after 14 holes of play. Lavindu Premaratne secured the second position with a total of 126. Udeera Bandara moved up to the third spot, and Lithum Silva dropped to the fourth with a total of 134.

In the Copper Division Under-10 category, Revaan Amarasinghe, Jaiden Herath, and Jaeden Sathasivam maintained their positions over both days in the nine-hole play. Amarasinghe scored 70, Herath scored 74, and Sathasivam scored 80.

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