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Sunday, 2 May 2010





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De Mel wins April monthly medal

Henry de Mel won the overall nett title at the April Monthly Medal Golf Championship of Victoria Golf and Country Resort and worked off at the picturesque Victoria gold course at Rajawella.

Henry de Mel a comparatively newcomer to Victoria played to a handicap of 21 to register a Nett score of 70 and was ahead of Ian Tait and Per Cramborn who both get 72 nett and Ian Tait was adjudged runner-up on a count back on the last nine holes.

Englishman Tait who registered a gross score of 78 won the Gross title for men followed closely by Sujeewa Lankatilleke who got 79 gross. The next three places were occupied by Per Cramborn 91 (on a count back on the last nine holes), Henry de Mel 91 and Sam Gunaratne 93.

The ladies nett title was won by Manori Jayakoddy with nett total of 78 playing to a handicap. But Suwen Selvaratnam and Fran de Mel came up with equal scores of 78 nett with three golfers getting the same, the deadlock was broken on a count back on the last nine holes and Manori Jayakoddy emerged winner with Suwen Selvaratnam and Fran de Mel finishing second and third respectively.

Versatile Suwen Selvaratnam getting 86 gross won the Ladies Gross title with ease gaining a ten stroke lead over second placed Manori Jayakoddy who got 96 Gross. Sonia Boyle 100 (on a count back) and Fran de Mel 100 occupied the next two places.

Men's Division one nett title went to Sujeewa Lankatillake and the Division two Nett title went to Per Cramborn.

The results:

Ladies Gross Winner Suwen Selvaratnam

Ladies Nett Winner: Manori Jayakoddy

Longest Drive Ladies: Suwen Selvaratnam

Longest Drive Men: Sam Gunaratne

Nearest to the Pin Ladies: Roshini Sangani

Nearest to the pin Men: Henry de Mel

Winner Division II Men: Per Cramborn

Winner Division I Men: Sujeewa Lankatilleke

Gross Winner Men: Ian Tait

Overall Nett Winner: Henry de Mel.


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