The highly anticipated annual “Joe-Pete” golf encounter took place at the prestigious Royal Colombo Golf Club on the 21st of May, showcasing some exceptional talent from two renowned educational institutions, St. Joseph’s College and St. Peter’s College. With the golf tournament following the stableford format, it was a day filled with fierce competition and impressive performances.
Shanik Desilva was the pick of the day for St. Joseph’s College, amassing a score of 46 stable ford points.On the opposing team, Asanka Sahabandu demonstrated his golfing prowess for St. Peter’s College, securing an impressive score of 45 stable ford points.
However, it was St. Peter’s College that emerged victorious, clinching the title with a commanding 36-point margin. The team’s collective efforts and consistent performances were instrumental in their triumph. The players showcased great synergy and determination, enabling them to outshine their opponents in this highly anticipated encounter.
The Royal Colombo Golf Club provided the perfect backdrop for this thrilling golfing spectacle. The lush greens and challenging fairways tested the golfers’ skills to the fullest
Both St. Joseph’s College and St. Peter’s College have a rich history of producing exceptional golfing talents, and this year’s encounter showcased the promising future of the sport. The performance of young talents like Shanik De Silva and Asanka Sahabandu highlighted their potential and dedication to the game. The “Joe-Pete” encounter not only provides a platform for friendly competition but also serves as a stepping stone for aspiring golfers to shine on a larger stage.
The event concluded with an awards ceremony, where the players were recognized for their exceptional performances. Trophies and accolades were presented to the standout players from both teams, acknowledging their remarkable contributions to the tournament. The organizers expressed their gratitude to the Royal Colombo Golf Club for hosting the event and ensuring its smooth execution.