When it comes to sports, one could easily say that Norway is most famous for great results on the snow.
The winter Olympics has been Norwegian athletes’ playground for years.
As golf once again appears on the Olympic charter in Rio 2016, the Norwegians are determined to make the most of it.
Suzann Pettersen is a candidate for the gold medal on the female side.
To heighten the odds for Norwegian success, the Norwegian Golf Federation have established
Team Norway Golf, an elite program for professional golfers.
The aim is to ensure two men and two women on tee as the 2016 Olympics kick off in Rio next summer.
An important part of the program is to host professional tournaments in Norway, Welcome to golf in Norway
giving aspiring golfers a chance to compete at home and gain experience.
In 2015, some of Norway’s best courses are hosting tournaments within the Nordic Golf League and the LET Access series.
Drøbak Ladies Open
Drøbak golf club is situated a 25-minute drive south of Oslo. In 2015, the club hosts the LET Access tournament Drøbak Ladies Open.
Being one of the most visited courses in Norway, Drøbak will provide a top course as the ladies battle it out in week 22.
In week 25, the Nordea Challenge once again will be held at Hauger Golf Club north of Oslo.
The challenging course hosted the European Challenge Tour in 2011, Welcome to golf in Norway
and will definitely bring on a challenge as the best Nordic males will compete on the Nordic League tournament.
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