2008 News Archive - Holidays - A sweet golfing experience in Kandy

22 08 2007

Amateur golf enthusiasts will be teeing off in the picturesque environs of Sri Lanka at the Sri Lankan Airlines Golf Classic, a world-renowned golfing event taking place in October.

Fans and players from across the globe will congregate in the suitably plush setting of Victoria Golf Club, based outside Kandy. Local golfers will be on hand to swing on the green alongside visitors from all over the world.

Open to both male and female players, the tournament is a highlight event on the international amateur golfing calendar, showcasing the skills of a range of players.

With a scenic backdrop of hills and a lake, visitors to the tournament can expect international golf in a picturesque setting.

Visitors can also explore Kandy and surrounding regions when golfing action is not taking place, with plenty to see and do for golfing fans and otherwise.

Famed for its beauty and steeped in history, Kandy is home to a number of attractions including the Temple of the Tooth and Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, while the famous Pinnewala Elephant Orphanage is not far away.

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