At the end of May, Troon hosted an exclusive media launch at Lofoten Links in Norway, ahead of the course’s official opening in July. Club ambassador and Solheim Cup superstar Suzann Pettersen made a quick visit to take part in an interview session with the international media as well as film special programs with both CNN Living Golf and Norway’s national station, TV2, under the midnight sun. Working in partnership with Innovation Norway, the guest were also treated to a three-hole exhibition, where Pettersen showed off her supreme talents and received the honor of being the first person the play the brand new opening hole. Non-golf activities for media guests included a trip to a local Viking Museum, where they enjoyed a traditional “last supper,” and a late night excursion on a rib boat through the local fjords. Lofoten Links officially opened in July, allowing golfers from across the globe to visit the truly unique experience and play golf in the midnight sun.
>> For more information on Lofoten Links and when you can get your first game in Norway’s Artic Circle visit www.LofotenLinks.no