The Victoria Golf Resort (VGR) Junior Golf Championship 2023, powered by NDB, was successfully held on September 2, 2023, at the scenic Victoria Golf Resort (VGR) in Rajawella, with the concluding award ceremony taking place on the following Sunday. This event served to provide a vital platform for young budding golfers to showcase their exceptional talents and nurture their skills.
In the fiercely competitive Gold Division, Jevahn Sathasivam emerged as the champion and subsequently claimed the Victoria Junior Championship 2023 Overall Winner title. Player Adithya Weerasinghe secured victory in the Silver Division, while Anuja Methsara achieved the Bronze Division championship. Meanwhile, athlete Jeaeden Sathasivam earned the title in the Copper Division.
In the girls' segment, player Sherin Balasuriya triumphed in the Gold Division, with Keya Abhayaratne emerging victorious in the Silver Division. Vihara Herath and Ananya Kishanthan claimed the titles in the Bronze and Copper Divisions, respectively.
The tournament's triumphant conclusion underscored the potential of elevating golf to a mainstream position within the Sri Lankan sporting arena, an endeavor towards which the Bank is proud to extend its support.
NDB Bank has a long history of playing an active role in the country's youth empowerment and the advancement of sports. Thereby as a community centric institution, this partnership reflects the Bank’s enduring dedication to nurturing Sri Lankan sports talent at all levels, from grassroots to the pinnacle of achievement.
NDB Bank is the fourth largest listed commercial bank in Sri Lanka. The Bank emerged as the Most Awarded Corporate in Sri Lanka in 2022 for the second consecutive year, as per the annual rankings of Sri Lankan publication LMD. The Bank was adjudged as the Best Bank in Sri Lanka 2022 by Global Finance USA and Euro money in their annual best bank awards programmes. Additionally, The Bank was named one of the "Top 50 Best Workplaces in Sri Lanka 2022" by Great Place To Work, USA. NDB is the parent company of the NDB Group comprising NDB capital markets subsidiary companies, together forming a unique banking and capital market services group. The Bank is committed to empowering the nation and its people through meaningful financial and advisory services, powered by digital banking solutions.