8 Fun Facts You Need to Know About Viktor Hovland

Published 11/08/2021, 8:38 AM EST
Jun 18, 2021; San Diego, California, USA; Viktor Hovland plays his shot from the 15th tee during the second round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Torrey Pines Golf Course. Mandatory Credit: Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports


Viktor Hovland is one of the most prominent players on the PGA Tour. He has made quite the impact on the PGA Tour in his brief golfing career so far. Meanwhile, Hovland recently won the Mayakoba golf classic to get his third trophy. He made a brilliant comeback after trailing the event after round one.  

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Meanwhile, as he is one of the youngest players on the PGA Tour. He made his professional debut in 2019 and became one of the few players from Norway to compete on the Tour. Hence, let us have a look at a few interesting, fun facts about the Norwegian golfer Viktor Hovland.  

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Fun facts about Viktor Hovland

After his recent victory at the El Camaleon in Mexico, the PGA Tour posted a few fun facts about Viktor Hovland on Twitter. So here are the fun facts about Hovland, the three-time PGA Tour winner. 

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He was born in Oslo, Norway. Moreover, Hovland started playing golf at the age of 11 and now has three wins at the young age of 24 already. Furthermore, along with golf, he was also interested in martial arts like taekwondo. He even has a black belt in this sport. 

Furthermore, Viktor’s favorite show is Game of Thrones, and he’s certainly not alone in that regard. His favorite food or cuisine is Indian interestingly, and Spotify is his favorite app. Another interesting fact about Viktor Hovland is that he learned to speak English by watching historical films like “Lincoln.”

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So these were the 8 interesting, fun facts about Viktor Hovland. Meanwhile, another thing about Viktor at the Mayakoba golf classic was that he played with James Hahn’s driver but still managed to perform consistently and win the event by four strokes. He carded -4 for the final round and finished with a score of -23, and retained the trophy. 

Moreover, he became the first player to win a back-to-back Mayakoba golf classic and set a course record. However, he hasn’t won a major championship yet. And his next goal will definitely be to win a major championship this season.  

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Amey Kulkarni

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Amey Kulkarni is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in mass media from HR College, Mumbai. Before joining EssentiallySports he used to write articles on Golf and Cricket on his personal blog cricgolf.

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