Perera and Fonseka capture Havelock Trophy
Premier Pacific Perera now popularly known as Topaz Perera combined superbly with his inseparable friend Rohitha Fonseka to capture the handsome Havelock Trophy with an unprecedented record score of 47 stable points. Perera was long and accurate while Foseka was sharp round the green and quite accurate and firm with his putter.
They received rousing applause when they reached the verandah of the Club House and more cheers at the slap-up party they lavishly spread for friends and well wishers at the posh Penthouse of the Pinnacle Residence.
Coming 2nd with an excellent score was gangling David Evans and petite Niloo Jayatilleke. Both excellent players in their own categories they were coming pretty good when they turned loose and untidy to lose a few valuable points. They celebrated too Manjula Chandrasoma and Zen Dharmaratne came with a commendable score of 42 points.
6 pairs settled on 40 points with Romesh Abhayaratne and Lalin Senadhira, Lalin Samarawickrema and Arshad Ahamed, Kumar Boralessa and Nimal Wettimuny quite impressive.