Royal Colombo Golf Club

“From our small beginnings of a 9-hole course, we have been able to develop this land to an 18-hole par 71 course. We have to record the dedication, commitment and hard work of all of our past Presidents, Captains and Committee Members who sacrificed time, effort and energy to realise our common goal to be what we are today.”

-Kumar Boralessa

(Previous Captain of RCGC)

 

“The fine golf courses we have in Colombo … are the main beneficiaries of this encouraging development.”

 In reference to the statement that overseas visitors travelling to Sri Lanka to play golf has grown by 60 to 70%.

-Udaya Nanayakkara

Chairman of Sri Lanka Tourist Board

 

“In 1922 the then Prince of Wales, a keen golfer, played nine holes at the Club. (RCGC)”

-Stephen Evans

British High Commissioner (Colombo)

 

“RCGC was the club that first awakened my own interest in golf and will always have a special place in my recollections of Colombo.”

-David Binns

Australian High Commissioner (Colombo)

 

“A golf course in the very heart of the city of Colombo is indeed an invaluable asset to golf lovers…”

-Akio Suda

Ambassador of Japan

 

“We are most delighted to be members of this distinguished establishment, a Club par excellence with a glorious history and etiquette to match.”

-Lim Jae-Hong

Korean Ambassador