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Does Viktor Hovland Have a Real Life Partner? Unveiling the Mysterious Love Affair of the Norwegian Star

Published 10/01/2023, 5:04 PM EDT

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Sports fans have always been known for their notorious interest in the lives of their favorite players, and rightfully so. After this year’s Ryder Cup performance, all eyes have been on the European partakers, and a certain Norwegian has caught the fans’ eyes. 

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Viktor Hovland, the European PGA pro whose professional triumphs are widely celebrated by the fans, has now become a specter of curiosity. The fans have always wanted to know about the player’s family, friendships, and relationships, and now, after Hovland’s Ryder Cup matchplay, the intrigue among the nosy cats has doubled. 

Viktor Hovland: personal life and relations


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The 26-year-old has not revealed much about his personal relationships publicly, and as per reports, the 4th-best worldwide is currently single. But the fans, as expected, have some speculations. The prominent ones include the speculations about him having a girlfriend and the others about his sexual orientation.

Early in 2023, the fans speculated Hovland was dating a Norwegian influencer, Kristin Sorsdal. It started when the two were spotted together a few times. This sparked a rumor among fans who anticipated the dating news would be out soon. But nothing was confirmed, leaving the assumptions in the face of mere speculation.


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Currently, there is no evidence of Hovland being involved in a relationship with anyone. But the star recently made news after the rumors about fans finding his Tinder profile. A video was shared on Twitter of a fan interacting with pictures on Hovland’s speculated Tinder profile, which gained some attention among golf enthusiasts, putting the young player under the limelight. 

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During the past year, fans have also speculated about Hovland’s sexual orientation and preferences and his involvement with partners. But nothing is ratified.


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Speculations about Hovland’s past relationships 

Hovland has never confirmed anything about his relationships. In fact, the most recent example is the 2021 Ryder Cup. When the European Team posed for a photo, Viktor Hovland and Matt Fitzpatrick were the only two golfers who were not accompanied by a partner.

As of now, there is zero evidence of anything particularly related to Hovland’s sexual orientation, his association with partners of any gender, or his being gay.


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As Hovland proves his professional mantle at the 2023 Ryder Cup, all eyes are set on his career on the European team. To know what awaits the player next, stay tuned!

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Written by:

Maheen Sajjad


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Maheen Sajjad is a golf writer at EssentiallySports. Having blazed through the ranks of the ES recruitment drive, Maheen has turned heads with her journalistic endeavor, which put her on the pedestal as an Editor for her college newsletter. Her journey into the world of golf began in the cozy confines of her home, where she watched her grandfather's weekend golf games.
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