Nordic Golf League

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Nordic Golf League
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2018 Nordic Golf League
SportGolf
Founded1999
CountriesBased in Scandinavia.
Current schedule includes tournaments in Spain.
Official websitehttp://www.nordicgolfleague.com/

The Nordic Golf League is one of the four PGA European Tour-recognised third-tier men's professional golf tours that are collectively known as the Satellite Tour. The top five players on the rankings list at the end of each season earn a place on the second tier Challenge Tour for the following year.[1]

The Nordic Golf League is based in Scandinavia, and consists primarily of tournaments on the national tours of Denmark (Ecco Tour) and Sweden (Swedish Golf Tour).

Beginning in July 2015, Nordic Golf League tournaments carry Official World Golf Ranking points.[2]

Alumni who went on to win on the European Tour include Lucas Bjerregaard, Alexander Björk, Kristoffer Broberg, Rikard Karlberg, Mikko Korhonen, Morten Ørum Madsen, Christian Nilsson, and Thorbjørn Olesen.

Order of Merit winners[edit]

Year Winner Country Points
2018 Aksel Kristoffer Olsen  Norway 48,181
2017 Axel Bóasson  Iceland 45,260
2016 Mark Haastrup  Denmark 54,457
2015 Tapio Pulkkanen  Finland 62,652
2014 Jacob Glennemo  Sweden 64,998
2013 Jesper Kennegård  Sweden 46,591
2012 Lucas Bjerregaard  Denmark 52,260
2011 Jens Dantorp  Sweden 61,167
2010 Wilhelm Schauman  Sweden 30,869
2009 Lasse Jensen  Denmark 32,396
2008 Petter Bocian  Sweden 24,510
2007 Rikard Karlberg  Sweden 25,005
2006 Pontus Ericsson  Sweden 2,207
2005 Morten Hagen  Norway 2,509
2004 Peter Malmgren  Sweden 1,974
2003 Øyvind Rojahn  Norway 1,820
2002 Joakim Kristiansson  Sweden 1,990
2001 Mads Vibe-Hastrup  Denmark 2,159
2000 Morten Orveland  Norway 2,147
1999 Patrik Gottfridson  Sweden 28,516

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Third Level Tours Relaunched as the Satellite Tours". 21 April 2006. Retrieved 11 January 2013.
  2. ^ "OWGR Board Announce Inclusion of New Tours". OWGR. 15 July 2015.

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