May 2023, Colombo: The golfing fraternity in Sri Lanka bore witness to a spectacular display of skill, and sportsmanship at the recently concluded Nations Trust Golf Championship on May 27, 2023. The tournament, held in partnership with the Royal Colombo Golf Club (RCGC), showcased the eighth edition of the Stableford Golf Tournament hosted by Nations Trust Bank, attracting over 200 invited customers and business partners, creating a memorable and thrilling event.
The highlight of the event was the Nations Trust Golf Championship trophy which was received by Gnei Jehan Lye who emerged as the ultimate winner. The tournament also witnessed an extraordinary achievement on the 16th hole, as Vivian Fowler Watt secured a hole-in-one, earning a luxurious prize of a two-night stay at the Cinnamon Grand Colombo, courtesy of Cinnamon Hotels and a bottle of champagne.
The event was further amplified by special awards, including the ‘Nations winner’ won by Shanil Fernando, the ‘American Express Longest Drive’ won by Nimal Ranchigoda and the ‘Private Banking Closest to the Pin’ secured by Noel Joseph, adding excitement and a competitive spirit to the day.
The Nations Trust Golf Championship 2023 marks yet another successful collaboration between Nations Trust Bank and the Royal Colombo Golf Club, solidifying their shared vision of supporting and advancing the game of golf in Sri Lanka.
Nations Trust Bank PLC serves a diverse range of customers across Consumer, Commercial and Corporate segments through an island wide network of 96 branches. The bank is focused on digital empowerment through cutting-edge digital banking technologies, and pioneered FriMi, Sri Lanka’s leading digital banking experience. Nations Trust Bank PLC is an issuer and sole acquirer of American Express Cards in Sri Lanka with market leadership in the premium segments.
Image Caption:From left to right – Captain of Royal Colombo Golf Club, Rohitha Silva, winner of Nations Trust Golf Championship, Gnei Jehan Lye and Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Nations Trust Bank, Hemantha Gunetilleke