Sachin now adds this prestigious title to his back-to-back Royal Colombo Golf Club (RCGC) Championships in 2016 and 2017. Sachin won the President’s Prize earlier in the year and in 2017, recorded a phenomenal sweep of the North East Monsoon meet at the RCGC, winning both the Gross and Net Board events at stake. In the Ladies NEGC Championship 2017, Anouk Chitty annexed the title defeating 2016 Champion Niloo Fernando, by a comfortable 12 strokes. The 2017 NEGC Championship worked off during the weekend, had 45 entries in the Men’s category, whilst 12 Ladies vied for the Ladies Championship. The NEGC Championship dates back to 1933 and was dominated by Scots, Irish, English and Welsh nationals based in Ceylon during that period.
Source: Sunday Times February 12, 2018 03:22 UTC