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Viktor Hovland


  • His father, Harald, introduced him to the game at age 11
  • Grew up in Oslo, Norway before playing collegiately at Oklahoma State University where he was part of the NCAA Championship winning team in 2018; named 2019 Ben Hogan Award winner as national college player of the year
  • Won the 2018 U.S. Amateur at Pebble Beach Golf Links, the first player from Norway to win the event
  • Became the first Norwegian to participate in the Masters Tournament in 2019 and earned low-amateur honors at the event; became the first player to earn low-amateur honors at the Masters Tournament and the U.S. Open in the same year since 1998 (Matt Kuchar, bronze medalist at 2016 Olympic Golf Competition)
  • Reached No. 1 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking
  • In the fall of 2019, became the first player (since 1983) on the PGA TOUR to record a streak of at least 18 rounds in the 60s, breaking Bob Estes’ 2001 record of 17
  • Became first Norwegian to win on the PGA TOUR when he won the 2020 Puerto Rico Open; claimed second PGA TOUR title at 2020 Mayakoba Golf Classic in Mexico
  • Enjoys listening to metal music
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