NEGC Club championship winners at the last event
By Shamzeer Jaleel
The 86th Nuwara Eliya Golf Club (NEGC), Club Championship will take place on February 26 and 27 at the Nuwara Eliya Golf Course. Tee-off is expected to be at 7 am on both days.
Both top-class golfers, Sachin De Silva and Niloo Jayathilake will defend their titles at the championship, which is considered as the club’s annual blue ribbon tournament of the year.
The format will be two days of stroke play where the overall champion will be decided on the best gross score. Further, players will compete for the Gold Medal which is awarded for the best gross score on day two. The Gold Medal is also a Board event. Both Men’s and Ladies events will take place concurrently. Segment will see all three A, B and C worked off along with the Ladies event. The first day will see the round one being worked off while the final round will take place the next day.