EDGA Tour played at Kongsvinges Golf Club



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EDGA Tour played at Kongsvinges Golf Club

The Norwegian leg of the EDGA Tour was played at Kongsvinges Golf Club, about 100 kilometers east of Oslo. The competition took place net strokeplay for players with handicaps up to 18.4, stableford for players with handicaps from 18.5 to 36, with validity for the purposes of the WR4GD world ranking.

EDGA Tour, Kongsvinges Golf Club

As part of the event, a competition was held for deaf players, and one for the intellectually disabled, but not valid for the purposes of the world ranking. The net storkeplay ranking was won by the Dutch Harry Van Der Walk (69, 76 +1) thanks to an eagle on the last hole, snatching the first place from the Norwegian Paal Andreas Angermann (70, 76 +2) who had dominated for all the second round.

In third place the Swedish Erika Malmberg (75, 74 +5). The blue Luisa Ceola, who had closed the first day with an excellent score, closed in ninth place instead (74, 85 +15). In the stableford ranking, the Norwegian Hakon Arnesen (41, 38) wins, while the Swedish Mathias Eriksson (41, 36) is in second place.

Well Jacopo Luce who closes in sixth place (34, 34), showing a good regularity of play. Oslo is the capital of Norway. With a population of approximately 702 543 inhabitants in 2022, it accommodates approximately 12% of the Norwegian population.

However, considering the entire metropolitan area, commonly called the "Greater Oslo region" (Stor-Osloregionen), which extends far beyond the limits of the municipality, we have a total population of 1,546,706 inhabitants (2018).

The geographical boundaries of Oslo county and the municipality are coincident. The city received the European Green Capital Award for 2019. Oslo is located at the bottom of the Oslofjord, a fjord within the Skagerrak basin.

The fjord is almost cut by the Nesodden peninsula facing the city to the south; in all other directions, however, Oslo is surrounded by green hills and mountains. Within the city limits there are 40 islands, the largest of which is Malmøya which measures 0.56 km², and 343 lakes the largest of which is Maridalsvannet, which measures 3.91 km², this lake also represents the major source of drinking water supply for a large part of western Oslo, mainly Vestre Aker and Nordre Aker. The most important river is the Akerselva.