MercedesTrophy National Final Sri Lanka 2019


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Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO), Sri Lanka’s automotive pioneer and the Authorized General Distributor for Mercedes-Benz in the island, successfully concluded the MercedesTrophy National Final Sri Lanka 2019, the most luxurious golfing event in the country’s calendar.
The annual golfing extravaganza, open for all Mercedes-Benz owners, was held on 6th July  at the Royal Colombo Golf Club (RCGC) where golfing enthusiasts from across Sri Lanka battled each other to be crowned the national winner. Yes101 and Legends 96.6 stood out as the official media partners of this year’s event.
After a full day of competitive golfing action, Kamlesh Johnpillai became the star of this year’s MercedesTrophy National Final Sri Lanka as the winner for Handicap Group A (0-12). Aasiri Iddamalgoda became the 1st runner-up, while the winner in Handicap Group B (13-20) was Radesh Daluwatta with Pavithra Fernando becoming 1st runner-up. Chandima Rodrigo won Handicap Group C (21-24) as Nirthaj Seelanatha won 1st runner-up position. In the Handicap Group D (00-36) - the ladies division - Dr. Pravina Dunuwilla was the winner. 
Although historically open only to Mercedes-Benz owners, this year’s event allowed the participation of non-Mercedes-Benz customers which was a significant opportunity for this local golfing fraternity to rub shoulders with the elite group of Mercedes-Benz golfers and indulge in the ultimate luxury lifestyle experiences and festivities provided by DIMO to its valued Mercedes-Benz clientele at the 28th edition of the MercedesTrophy National Final Sri Lanka. DIMO was able to put together an exceptional event by looking into every minute detail of the tournament, which allowed their clientele to enjoy a premium experience, and presented them with the opportunity to get a firsthand look at the fascinating world of Mercedes-Benz.
Expressing his views on the event, Rajeev Pandithage – General Manager (Mercedes-Benz) of DIMO stated, “MercedesTrophy National Final Sri Lanka, is undoubtedly the most looked forward to golf tournament in Sri Lanka.I must say that DIMO is excited to be a part of this wonderful journey where we have given our valued Mercedes-Benz clientele the chance to compete with fellow Mercedes-Benz golfing enthusiasts across the island.