29th January 2023 10:40:39 Hours
As a concept of the Commandant-SLMA, an introductory session to the game of Golf was conducted for all Officers of the Academy at the Army Golf Club on 29th January in order to promote this elite game. At the outset, the Commandant explained the importance of the game to military personnel, the need for utilizing the available facilities for physical and moral development, the military fashion and culture. Afterwards, the Caddy Master of the Army Golf Club, Cpl Edirishighe A M conducted the initial session of the Golf course by stirring the origin of the game, establishment of the Golf Club at Diyatalawa and benefits of the game, followed by a training session at the Polo Ground. The preliminary session was attended by the Deputy Commandant, Wing Heads, and all Officers.