One of the most enjoyable things to watch on the PGA tour of late is Viktor Hovland. This young world class golfer is, obviously, something special. Viktor Hovland: Norway’s best export is thrilling fans all over the globe with his golfing exploits. His most recent victory defending his title in Mayakoba, Mexico was impressive against a crack field that included Justin Thomas and Sergio Garcia.
Golf’s Next Superstar?
Viktor is currently 24 years of age. The win at the World Wide Technology Championship in Mexico was his third on the PGA Tour. He, also, won the 2021 BMW International Open. Could he be golf’s next superstar? Hovland turned pro in 2019 after a stellar college golf apprenticeship with Ohio State University. Born in Oslo, Norway this talented golfer has been destined for great things since his early years. Viktor was a member of the 2020 Ryder Cup team. He represented Norway in the 2020 Olympic Games. A winner of the 2016 and 2018 Eisenhower Trophy. Victorious in the 2017 and 2018 Arnold Palmer Cup.
Hovland’s 2022 Season PGA Stats
Viktor Hovland’s 2022 season stats on the PGA tour are impressive. Averaging 309 yards driving distance. Sixth in driving accuracy at 72.62%. Eleventh in greens in regulation at 76.39%. Top ten results for birdie average, scoring average, world ranking, official money listing, and FEDEX Cup points. The smiling Norwegian makes golf look fun too, which will make him highly attractive to sponsors. There are still things he can do to improve his game, especially around the green in terms of his short game. However, as we have all seen, he makes clutch putts when he needs to.
The fact that Viktor Hovland is Norway’s best export is in golfing terms a gimme.
It is a pleasure to watch a world class golfer enjoying himself as he goes about his business in front of the fans. Brookes Koepka could take a leaf out of the Norwegian’s approach to the game of golf. A major is not far away from the grasp of this Scandinavian superstar in the making.