The Pin Fernando Trophy recognized as a Board event has been sponsored continuously by United Tractor & Equipment (Pvt) Ltd – UTE CAT and in 2023 its subsidiary UTECH Technologies (Pvt) Limited.
The feature Match-play tournament for members conducted since 1979 as part of the Centenary celebrations of the Royal Colombo Golf Club in recognition of the undisputed champion of match-play, the Late Pin Fernando who annexed the RCGC Club Championship 19 times, which is still to be overturned and winner of the Sri Lanka Amateur Golf Championship and the All-India Amateur on two occasions.
The exciting Pin Fernando Trophy attracts over 100 entries annually and the Qualifying round will be played on Saturday, 21st October 2023. The top 16 best net scores will qualify for the Match-play segment from Monday 23rd October and the Finals will be played on Thursday, 26th October 2023 at the RCGC.
The Pam Fernando Trophy tournament was introduced in 2014 and played on similar lines with the top 8 qualifiers playing match-play knock-out basis from the Quarter-final stage. The 2022 tournament maintained the high-level of interest and match-play excitement as usual and Vinuda Weerasinghe won the Pin Fernando Trophy whilst Y.J. Choi clinched the Pam Fernando Trophy.
UTECH Technologies is the leading Industry 4.0 solutions provider in Sri Lanka focusing on Industrial IoT and automation. UTECH develops its technology including hardware and software right here in Sri Lanka. UTECH’s multi award winning and patented technology provides flexible, universally adaptable, and affordable technology to monitor both machines and humans in a production process to ensure productivity and quality from anywhere in the world.
UTECH provides Industry 4.0 solutions across many industries including manufacturing, construction, energy, cold chain, logistics and agriculture. As the overall winner of the National ICT Awards UTECH had the rare opportunity to represent Sri Lanka at the Asia Pacific ICT Association Awards 2021 and won the overall Gold Award for “Internet of Things” Technology of the year competing with countries including China, Singapore, Hongkong, India and Malaysia.
Both the Pin Fernando Trophy and Pam Fernando Trophy action should not be missed from 21st October to 26th October at the RCGC.