The American Chamber established in Sri Lanka in 1992 has gradually promoted Charity events and the AmCham Golf Tournament has been an outstanding success played annually at the Royal Colombo Golf Club. The 16th annual Tournament got underway on Saturday,22nd August 2015 with 160 players Teeing-off competing for laurels in the stable-ford format.
The first Tee-off was at the break of dawn at 6.00 A.M. and the last Four-ball came back to the Club House at about 6.00 P.M. The Course in immaculate condition encouraged high scoring with the overall best score of the day of 45 points, coming from His Excellency Y.K. Sinha High Commissioner for India in Sri Lanka. The Overall Winner also won a Return Air Ticket to London courtesy of Etihad Airways in addition to the handsome Trophy.
The RCGC Club Champion Mr. Amrith De Soysa confirmed his place at the top of the Club Amateurs by returning the best Gross Score of 36 points to be the overall Gross Winner.
Mountain Hawk Express, Licensee of Federal Express Corporation in Sri Lanka is the Official Logistics Provider for this year’s Tournament. FedEx Express was proud to partner AmCham at their annual Golf tournament, with the ultimate objective of contributing towards a worthy cause through AmCham Gives Back.
The Chief Operating Officer of Mountain Hawk Express, Mrs.Chamila Bandara speaking on this event appreciated the dynamic role played by AmCham in the successful completion of the annual Golf Tournament. She also expressed her satisfaction of Mountain Hawk Express as the Licensee of Federal Express Corporation partnering AmCham in this worthy CSR initiative for the year.
FedEx Express as the largest express transportation company in the world provides fast, reliable, time-definite, customs-cleared, door-to-door air express transportation to a range of industries, offering customized shipping solutions and market accessibility, covering 220 countries worldwide.
Yamaha by AMW, United Motors and Singer were event partners.