NEGC Captains Cup, Presidents Prize and Aitken Cup: Preena, Nayana and Manjula win
By Special Correspondent
Former Isipathanian Mervin Preena won the Captains Cup, while former Kingswoodian, Nayana Dehigama accounted for the President Prize at the Nuwara-Eliya Golf Club (NEGC) conducted Captains Cup and President’s Prize yesterday. Veteran golfer and former D.S. Senanayake player, Manjula Chandrasoma accounted for the Aitken Cup which was awarded for the combined best nett score during the last two days.
Heavy rain interrupted the Captains Cup on day 2, and the winner was decided based on the maximum of 12 holes for each player. Mervin Preena won Men’s segment, while veteran banker Shafraz Zuhar was emerged runner-up with Somanath Fernando 2nd runner-up. Presidents Prize on the final day was won by Nayana Dehigama with Manjula Chandrasoma being the runner-up. The second runner-up was A.W. Reza. Third days nearest to the PIN was won by Dulitha Perera, while Romesh Carvello won the Longest Drive event.
Aitken Cup was won by Manjula Chandrasoma who scored the highest points for the last 2 days. Ravindra Gooneratne (jnr) was first runner-up, while Aslam Mohideen was 2nd runner-up.