Norwegian Challenge

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Norwegian Challenge
Tournament information
Location Kløfta, Norway
Established 1994
Course(s) Miklagard GC
Par 72
Length 7,349 yards (6,720 m)
Tour(s) Challenge Tour
Format Stroke play
Prize fund 175,000
Month played August
Tournament record score
Aggregate 266 Kristoffer Broberg (2012)
To par −22 Kristoffer Broberg (2012)
Current champion
France Benjamin Hebert

The Norwegian Challenge is a golf tournament on the Challenge Tour, played in Norway. It was founded in 1994 and was last played in 2008, before being revived in 2011. From 2006 to 2008 the tournament was known as the Lexus Open due to sponsorship requirements. It is the leading men's tournament in Norway, which does not host a European Tour event. The reigning champion is Jens Fahrbring.


Year Venue Winner Country Score
Norwegian Challenge
2014 Miklagard Benjamin Hebert  France 273
2013 Losby Jens Fahrbring  Sweden 269
2012 Byneset Kristoffer Broberg  Sweden 266
2011 Hauger Andrea Pavan  Italy 279
2009–10 No tournament
Lexus Open
2008 Moss & Rygge Jeppe Huldahl  Denmark 271
2007 Miklagard Martin Wiegele  Austria 278
2006 Larvik Kalle Brink  Sweden 275
Norwegian Challenge
2005 No tournament
2004 Vestfold Stephen Browne  Ireland 205
Norwegian Open
2001–03 No tournament
2000 Losby Paul Nilbrink  Norway 206
1999 Sorknes Pehr Magnebrant  Sweden 281
Netcom Norwegian Open
1998 Borre Golfbane Gary Emerson  England 275
1997 Oslo Demitri Bieri   Switzerland 275
Karsten Ping Norwegian Open
1996 Oslo Ignacio Feliu  Spain 273
1995 Oslo Stephen Field  England 275
Karsten Ping Norwegian Challenge
1994 Borre Golfbane Raymond Burns  Northern Ireland 276

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