Hovlan wins FedEx Cup crown at 27 under par
Huge bonus for back-to-back wins
Norwegian golf hero makes history again
Ko finishes runner-up at CPKC Open in playoff
Viktor Hovland (NOR) kisses the winner’s trophy after finishing atop the Tour Championship, 카지노사이트 the season finale of the U.S. Professional Golf (PGA) Tour, on Monday. Hovland, who earned an $18 million bonus for his victory, moved up one spot from last week to No. 4 in the world rankings released today.
Norwegian newcomer Viktor Hovland, 26, pocketed an $18 million (238 million won) champion’s bonus after topping the Tour Championship in the third round of a playoff, the final event of the season on the U.S. Professional Golf (PGA) Tour.
Hovland carded seven birdies and no bogeys for a 7-under 63 in the final four rounds of the tournament on Monday at the par-70 Eastlake Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Hovlan finished with a final round total of 27-under-par 261 to win the tournament by five strokes over runner-up Xander Schauffele (USA). It was his second straight victory after winning the second round of the playoff at the BMW Championship on Nov. 21. The win was Hovland’s sixth career victory, including his third of the season.
The Tour Championship
Is a winner-take-all event featuring only the top 30 players in the FedExCup points standings after one season of play, with the winner being crowned FedExCup Champion. Hovlan, who entered the Tour Championship at 8-under par and second in the FedExCup standings, 온라인카지노 made 21 birdies and just two bogeys over the four days to cut 19 strokes off his score. Players will begin the final three rounds of the playoff with bonus strokes based on their FedExCup standings through the second round – 10 under par for first and 8 under par for second. The usually smiling Hovlan maintained a poker face throughout the tournament and pulled off a near-perfect victory. Entering the final round with a six-shot lead over second-place Shofley, Hovlan cruised through the first half with four strokes to spare. He trailed by three strokes at one point in the second half, but three straight birdies on the back nine erased the deficit.
Is making Norwegian golf history. Hovlan began playing golf at age 11 with clubs bought by his father, an engineer in the United States. After enrolling at Oklahoma State University, he became the first Norwegian to win the U.S. Amateur Championship in 2018. In 2019, he finished as the top-ranked amateur at the Masters, a PGA Tour major. Turning professional that year, Hovlan won his first PGA Tour event at the Puerto Rico Open in February 2020, also a first for a Norwegian. He won his second PGA Tour title in December 2020 at the Mayakoba Classic. The following June, he became the first Norwegian to win on the European Tour when he topped the BMW International Open.
“I can’t believe I’m in a position I’ve always dreamed of and never expected to be in,” said the FedEx Cup champion, “and I’m grateful to everyone who has helped me get here.” Among golf fans in Korea, Hovlan is known for taking up taekwondo in elementary school and earning a black belt.
South Korea’s Jin Young Ko finished runner-up in a playoff at the CPKC Women’s Open on the United States Women’s Professional Golf (LPGA) Tour, which concluded the same day at the par-72 Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club in Vancouver, Canada. Ko shaved five strokes off her final round to finish at 9-under-par 279 to force a playoff with Megan Kang (USA), but had to settle for runner-up honors after making a double-bogey on her first tee shot. Kang, whose ethnic Hmong parents moved to the United States from Laos to escape communist repression, 카지노사이트존 won for the first time in her 191st LPGA Tour start.