Golf Classic 2012.

Sri Lanka is going to have its annual golf tournament in the coming months. The event is sponsored by the Sri Lanka's commercial air line srilankan to develop the growing tourist industry. This golf tournament used to attract lot of foreigners to this island paradise.

The Srilankan air line not only sponsors the event but also provide air tickets for the event from any part of the world at special price. So this year too there will be you can see much more international golf pro in action in this highly expected event. The golf event commence on October 17th and ends on October 19th 2012.

Read here the official announcement.

Golf Classic 2012

SriLankan Airlines signature sporting event, the SriLankan Airlines Golf Classic will be held this October at one of South Asia's oldest golf courses, the Royal Colombo Golf Club (RCGC).

The event has traditionally attracted amateur golfers from all parts of the world where the tournament has turned out to be an unforgettable sporting holiday for the entire family.

The 18 hole golf course in the heart of the city, is nevertheless, quietly tucked away with a sprawling colonial club house with its old world charm - a delight to all golfers and their families.

The tournament opens with a practice day on October 17th and ends on October 19th with a gala evening for all golfers and their families where prizes and trophies will be awarded to winners.

The SriLankan Airlines Golf Classic is an ideal opportunity for golfers to combine their passion for the sport with an amazing holiday in a tropical paradise.

Besides the challenge of playing one of the oldest courses in Asia, golfers who buy the attractive golfing holiday package can enjoying the vast diversity Sri Lanka has to offer in a few short days.

A golfing holiday package will include hotel accommodation (BB) in a four or five star hotel in Colombo, plus the opportunity to experience the thrills of the golden beaches and marine life of the Indian Ocean, the hill country which produces the famous Ceylon tea, wild elephants, leopard and bird life in the country's abundant parks, world heritage sites and ruins of ancient kingdoms temples and shrines, the splendour gushing rivers and cascading waterfalls and the authentic, spicy, Sri Lankan cuisine, including all varieties of fresh fish from the Ocean. Travelling within the country takes an hour or less with the SriLankan Airlines' air taxi which takes off and land only on water bodies.