Viktor Hovland

by MKhanal 07 Jan,2021
Viktor Hovland
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Personal Info
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  • Birth Name Viktor Hovland
  • Birth Place Oslo
  • Father Harald Hovland
  • Mother Galina Hovland
  • Net Worth $2 Million
  • Nationality Norwegian
  • Profession Golf Player
  • Current City StillWater, Oklahoma
  • Girlfriend No

Viktor Hovland is a well-known Norwegian Professional golfer. He is best-known for playing in the PGA Tours and the European Tours. Viktor has been playing at a professional level since 2019 but has already made a huge impact on World Golf. He is the first player to win low amateur honors at both the Masters and U.S. Open in the same season. 

Viktor Hovland was born on September 18, 1997, in Oslo, Norway. He seems to be the only child born to Galina Hovland and her husband, Harald Hovland. His father worked in the United States at a private company, and his mother looked after their household. Although He was born in Norway, His family shifted to the United States when he was small and resided in Oklahoma. After graduating from High School, Vicktor enrolled at Oklahoma State University- Stillwater and played with its team.

Viktor Hovland Net Worth and Earnings

Viktor Hovland has an estimated net worth of $2 Million. He has accumulated most of his net worth through his successful career with golf. Hovland is very much early in his career. He shall be earning much more in the days as a golf player earns per his score in a golf tournament. Hovland is a rising young talent. He finished the 2020 season, ranking 7th in the money list earning more than $1.8 Million

Earnings & Results By Year:

SEASON EVENTS PLAYED EARNINGS
2020-21 5 $1,830,880
2019-20 20 $1,982,275
2018-19 10 $678,035
Total 35 $4,491,190

Viktor earned his first major earning in the 2019 season worth close to $2 Million. He has earned the most from Mayakoba Golf Classic Series, worth $1.2 Million. In total, Hovland has earned close to $4.5 Million from his first-year season as a professional golfer. In 2019, Viktor signed a multi-year equipment deal with PING Golf.  Hovland will play a minimum of 11 PING clubs, including a driver and putter. His headwear will display PING, and he’ll carry a PING Tour staff bag. The exact figure about the deal is still under investigation. Im Sung-Jae is another rising Korean avid golf player with a net worth of $5 Million. 

Early Days and Career 

Viktor started playing golf at the age of 11 after his father bought him a golf club. He played it in his High School and earned an athletic scholarship to Oklahoma State University. He came to the limelight after winning the Norwegian Amateur Golf Championship. In 2018, He became the first Norwegian player at the amateur level to win U.S Amateur. 

In 2018, Hovland won several events, raising his ranking to number 1. Viktor turned professional in 2019 and started playing in the 2019 Travelers Championship. In early 2020, He won his first PGA Tour, winning Puerto Rico Open. At the end of 2020, He won another PGA Tour, making his two PGA Tour wins tally. 

Is Viktor In Relationship Or Still Single?

Hovland is single as of 2020. He is an active social media user. He keeps posting photos and stories of his games and his training regularly. He must be focusing on his career rather than spending time with people. Viktor likes traveling to new places and exploring nature. 

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