Viktor Hovland is an international Norwegian professional golf player. Read the full article to know Hovland’s net worth, age, salary, height, and more.
About Viktor Hovland
Hovland is the first Norwegian to win the PGA Tour Puerto Rico Open in 2020. He has won the U.S. Amateur 2018 trophy as well. The star player was born and raised in Oslo Norway, where he is famous for being the first Norwegian player to win the US Amateur 2018 and the first Norwegian player to compete in the Masters that were held in 2019.
Viktor Hovland started playing when he was 11 years old, his father brought his first-ever clubs from America. His father started training Viktor and he practiced regularly. He held the record of the lowest score of 280 in an amateur US Open in a tie and broke a 119-year-old record of Jack Nicklaus whose total was 282 in the year 1960.
The Norway star player has also represented his country at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Viktor, being a Norwegian, relied on English movies and historical dramas to learn English. He attended Oklahoma State University where he met the young star, Matthew Wolff.
Viktor Hovland’s Net Worth and Salary
Hovland’s net worth is around $12-$15 million as of 2023. He is in contract with Audemars Piguet, J Lindeberg, and Ping. He has also won the PGA Tour card for the season 2019-2020 after coming second in a tie in the Albertson Boise Open. It was a part of the Korn Ferry Tour finals on August 25th, 2019.
At a young age, Hovland experienced a short but fulfilling career in the golfing sport and still has a lot to offer. He is currently earning $210,757 while he has been able to accumulate a modest fortune.
Since turning professional, he has earned almost 10 million dollars in earnings – $7, 595, 307 of that being from the PGA tour and over 2 million euros in European Tour career earnings.
His triumph at the 2021 BMW International Open made him the first from his country to win on the European Tour. Then, he won $1.296 million at the 2020 Mayakoba Golf Classic. Likewise, his European win was €229,650 (around $250 thousand).
In the DP World Tour Championship, Viktor secured the third spot and the prize amount of $432,500. And at WGC Championship in The Concession, he won another $783,333 as he placed second.
Between the 2019 U.S. Open and the 2019 Open Championship, he played four PGA Tour events and grabbed $380,435 worth of prize money.
In addition to his wins, Viktor has also made some amount with sponsorship deals. In 2019, he signed one with the Scandinavian clothing brand J. Lindeberg.
Some sources claim that his salary is about $210 thousand. However, the golfer himself hasn’t disclosed his financial statements.
Since his professional debut at the Travelers Championship, Viktor has won several times on PGA and European Tours. He won the 2020 Puerto Rico Open, becoming the first Norwegian to win on the PGA Tour – the share of the purse was $540,000.
He signed endorsement deals with many brands including Cisco, PING, and J. Lindeberg, a clothing brand. Also, he is reportedly the brand ambassador of Lexus.
|Full Name||Viktor Hovland|
|Born||18th Sept 1997|
|Debut||2019 Us Open|
|Net Worth||$15 million (as of 2022)|
Who is Viktor Hovland’s Caddie?
Shay Knight has been a caddie for roughly 15 years now and before Hovland, he worked with players like Matt Jones, Aron Price, DJ Trahan, Martin Laird, Chez Reavie, Jerry Kelly, and Sean O’Hair. How he ended up on Hovland’s bag is interesting. The Norwegian did have his Oklahoma State college coach Alan Bratton on the bag in early 2019 but as he looked to turn pro, he wanted a more permanent caddie in place.
Hovland was born on 18th September 1997, in Oslo, Norway. He is currently 24 years old and still has a long time to showcase his talents.
Viktor is 178 cm tall. Which is an average height for a golfer.
Viktor is single. He is currently focused on his golfing career. There are no rumors of him being involved with someone or leaks of any such kind either.
Victor received his nickname the Stoned Rory after an interview in July 2019. Where the interviewer asked Viktor what his views on him were, Matthew Wolff and Collin Morikawa being the favorites and what are his odds to win.
Him being a cheeky guy he replied most funnily by saying “I don’t pay attention to that stuff, Stay off the weed”. Later on, he was asked about his resemblance with the Four-time champ last year and he laughed and responded “I am a little better looking”.
||The Open Championship||2022(T4)|
PGA Tour Wins
||Puerto Rico Open||2020|
|2.||Mayakoba Golf Classic||2020|
|3.||World Wide Technology Championship||2021|
European Tour Wins
||BMW International Open||2021|
||Slync.io Dubai Desert Classic||2022|
Other Tour Wins
||Hero World Challenge||2021|
|2.||Hero World Challenge||2022|
FAQ About Viktor Hovland
What is the Net Worth of Viktor Hovland in 2023?
His net worth is around $12-$15 million as of 2023.
What is Viktor Hovland’s nationality?
He is a Norwegian professional golfer.
How old is Viktor Hovland?
He is currently 25 years old.