The 3rd Annual Nordic Business Golf in Singapore took place yesterday Thursday 18 2008.
The primary objective of the tournament is to encourage greater understanding and closer relationship between the Nordic business organizations and leading Singaporeans, both from the public and private sector.
The event is jointly arranged by the Danish Business Association of Singapore, the Swedish Business Association of Singapore, Finnish Business Council and The Norwegian Business Association of Singapore.
The event is strongly supported by the Nordic Business community and 18 Businesses contributed with sponsorship for the successful tournament.
The tournament took place this year at the Keppel Club, a club that was founded in 1904 and located in the southern part of Singapore, with a beautiful view over Sentosa island and the ocean. The challenging course features narrow fairways and require both skills and tactics.
This year event welcomed 145 players and was sold out already a week before the actual tournament. After the golf game there was a dinner and prize ceremony on the clubs terrace, with a magnificent view of Sentosa Island and the ships anchored with lights glowing in the evening light. The players enjoyed the tropical evening with a magnificent dinner buffé with softdrinks and cold beer from Carlsberg.
This year winner of the tournament was Peter Knudsen (Norwegian) of Nordea Bank Singapore . He will get his name engraved on the challenge trophy donated by the Swedish Business Association, a masterpiece of crystal designed by Mats Jonasson featured two polar bears. The trophy will be on display at the Norwegian Embassy until next year tournament.