Hovland Wins His First Tour

Norway’s Viktor Hovland won his first event as a professional in only his 17th start after he captured the PGA Tour’s…

Hovland Wins His First Tour

RIO GRANDE, PUERTO RICO - FEBRUARY 23: Viktor Hovland of Norway poses with the trophy on the 18th green after winning the Puerto Rico Open at Grand Reserve Country Club on February 23, 2020 in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Norway’s Viktor Hovland won his first occasion as an expert in quite a while seventeenth beginning after he caught the PGA Tour’s Puerto Rico Open by a solitary shot.

The 22-year-old shot a last cycle 70 to turn into the principal Norwegian to win on the PGA Tour. He completed on 20 under the standard for the competition, putting him one shot in front of American Josh Teater.

Hovland drove by one shot after 54 openings following a third-cycle 64, and in spite of a triple-intruder six on the standard 3 sixths on Sunday, he ricocheted back with a falcon at the fifteenth and afterward secured triumph with a birdie on the last.

Hovland, who won the 2018 US Amateur and was the low beginner finally year’s 2019 Masters and US Open, just turned proficient last fall, however, he has just climbed to 60th on the planet rankings on the rear of nine top-15 completions. After barely passing up acquiring his PGA Tour card by means of non-part focuses, he made sure about his card when completing eleventh in the Korn Ferry Tour Finals.


Driver: Ping G410 LST (9)
Fairway Wood: TaylorMade M5 (15)
Utility: Callaway X Forged UT (21)
Irons: Ping i210 (4-PW)
Wedges: Ping Glide 3.0 (50, 56, 60)
Putter: Ping PLD Prototype
Ball: Titleist Pro V1

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