Mercedes Trophy Sri Lanka finals on June 9
Sri Lanka's top golfing community will be gathering at the Victoria
Golf Club on 9th of June 2012 for the MercedesTrophy Sri Lanka Country
Finals. Diesel and Motor Engineering PLC, General Distributor for
Mercedes-Benz in Sri Lanka is sponsoring the MercedesTrophy this year
for the 21st consecutive time.
This event promises to gather the most elite golfing community and
boasts one of the most exclusive sporting event in the Sri Lankan
sporting calendar, where participation is limited to owners of
Mercedes-Benz, Jeep and Chrysler vehicles.
Moreover, this is a highly anticipated tournament among the golfing
fraternity solely due to the prestige and the rewards which await the
The winners stand the chance to compete in the MercedesTrophy Asian
Finals and if successful compete in the world finals in Germany.
The climax of the series is the world final, which for years has been
held traditionally in and around Stuttgart, the "cradle of the
This venue underlines the close relations between the brand
Mercedes-Benz and golf. The top winners in each handicap categories will
qualify for the Asian final, with an all expenses paid trip to
Australia. The winner of each handicap category at the Asian Final will
qualify for the World Final in Stuttgart, Germany.
Within these 20 years, more than 120 golfers from Sri Lanka have
taken part in the Asian Finals, while 20 of those golfers performed well
enough to be eligible to participate in the World Finals. Four Sri
Lankan golfers have so far reached the pinnacle of MercedesTrophy by
becoming winners - Capt. Navin De Silva, Jude Rayan, Janaka Tebuwana and
Usha De Silva.
This year's Asian Finals will be played in Australia from 8th to 10th
August 2012, and the World Finals will be played in Stuttgart from
September 13 to 17, 2012.