Golf In Paradise

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe (2nd R) arrives to visit the site of a bomb attack at St. Anthony's Shrine in Kochchikade in Colombo on April 21, 2019. - A string of blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services in Sri Lanka on April 21, killing at least 156 people, including 35 foreigners. (Photo by ISHARA S. KODIKARA / AFP) (Photo credit should read ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

While, golf will remain the on the main menue, AmCham (American Chamber of Commerce), the tournaments organisers, will be busy serving up potential investment opportunities in Sri Lanka.

rnldblquote We are working on a theme of lquote Peace in Sri Lanka and golf in paradise,
dblquote says Susantha Pinto, Chairman of AmChams Golf Committee at a media briefing.

rnPinto is optimistic, these senior executives attached to US firms, will be tempted to invest apart from teeing on the green.

rnTo be played off from November 1-6, the Sri Lankan chapter views the tournament as an excellent showcase for Sri Lankas investment potential. Already inquiries have come from New Zealand, Taiwan, India, Hong Kong and the Philippines.

rnThe foreign golf enthusiasts will be pitted against another 100 odd local golfers, mostly businessmen.

rnldblquote Its like mixing business with pleasure,
dblquote says Mark McKenna, President of the local AmCham chapter. “The golf course is a relaxed place to talk business. We a