Standard Chartered hosted its Priority Banking clients to the exclusive Standard Chartered Priority Golf Championship on the 2 February 2024 at the Royal Colombo Golf Club.
The highly anticipated event brought together 72 golfers for a day of spirited competition and camaraderie, marking a successful return of the tournament, after a brief hiatus of one year.
The tournament has been a cornerstone of the Bank’s engagement with its Priority Banking clients, providing a platform for golf enthusiasts to showcase their skills and passion for the sport.
The exclusive event also demonstrates Standard Chartered’s commitment to providing value-added experiences for its Priority Banking clients, reflecting the Bank’s dedication to delivering an exceptional service and building lasting relationships.
Bingumal Thewarathanthri, Chief Executive Officer, Standard Chartered Sri Lanka, said, “A hearty congratulations to all our winners. The event marked an auspicious beginning for the New Year serving to create positive client engagement with our valued Priority Banking clients.”
Standard Chartered Priority and the prestigious Royal Colombo Golf Club with its scenic golf course and rich heritage, have a long-standing affiliation. The tournament showcased the enduring partnership between the two entities and provided a perfect setting for Priority Banking clients to network. It also highlighted the Bank’s pledge to nurture a vibrant golfing community.
Chamikara Wijesinghe, Head of Consumer, Private and Business Banking, Standard Chartered Sri Lanka, said, “We are deeply committed to sustaining our elite value propositions and curating the best experiences for clients. We are grateful that events such as the Golf Tournament enable us to meaningfully engage with our Priority Banking clients.”
The event featured an array of award titles, including the Standard Chartered Priority Golf Championship 2024 won by Chandima Desinghe and Runner-up – Vish Govindasamy. In the Ladies Division, the Winner was Manori Jayakody with Runner-up – Roshani Sangani. The newly introduced award, the Best Standard Chartered Staff Golfer was won by Murray Fernandesz.
Following the tournament, participants and guests were treated to a luncheon and an awards ceremony to conclude the day’s proceedings on a high note.