Generously sponsored by PwC, the AmCham Golf Tournament celebrated its 20th anniversary at Hauger Golf Club, bringing together the AmCham community for a very welcome, in-person day of spirited competition and socially distanced fun. The winning teams were awarded exciting prize packages from Amerikalinjen, Tesla, Helly Hansen, Avinor, Shades of Norway, Johnny Rockets, Novelty Food, Hauger Golf Club, and IC Scandinavia.
Hauger’s beautiful course and storied history –hosting professionals such as Seve Ballesteros, Padraig Harrington, Retief Goosen – provided a new and scenic backdrop for this year’s tournament. Accompanied by beautiful weather, players were able to enjoy fresh milkshakes a the third hole provided by Johnny Rockets, ice-cold drinks throughout the day from Coca-Cola, and a chance to win a hotel stay with a Tesla on the tenth hole.
At end-of-play, team Amerikalinjen came out on top and hoisted the Søderstrøm Cup, with each team member winning a weekend with a Tesla, Tesla goodie bags, Helly Hansen duffle bags, and AmCham Tournament glasses.
Team Helly Hansen finished in second, with each team member receiving complimentary stays for two with breakfast courtesy of Amerikalinjen. They were followed by DLA Piper, who took third place after a fantastic round and received signature sunglasses and alpine skiing goggles from Shades of Norway. The Rob. Arnesen / Johnny Rockets team finished a strong day out on the links in fourth place, with team members each receiving OSL Lounge passes courtesy of Avinor, dinner for two from Johnny Rockets, and green fees courtesy of Hauger Golf Club.
As in previous years, several individual prizes were also up for grabs. After an excellent round, PwC’s Catharina Aasheim walked away with both closest to the pin and longest drive (women’s), taking home gift baskets including chocolates from Novelty Foods and a skincare set from Eleni & Chris. Oracle’s Øyvind Dahl captured the prize for longest drive (men’s), coming away with a ROAM hair and skincare set as well as chocolates from Novelty Food. The final putting competition received a shake-up for the 20th edition of the tournament, leaving all seven finalists competing simultaneously for closest-to-the-pin, with Grant Thornton’s Jan Møller taking home a gift basket including chocolates from Novelty Food.
The tournament ended with a delicious individually plated BBQ meal on Hauger’s expansive, sunny terrace.
We would like to thank PwC for their sponsorship and for making the 20th edition of our annual golf tournament one to remember. We would also like to thank Coca-Cola European Partners Norway for their tournament beverage sponsorship.
We look forward to seeing everyone at next year’s tournament!