Latest Viktor Hovland News

PGA Tour heads to Torrey Pines, Europe stays in Middle East

Jan. 25, 2022 11:15 AM EST

PGA TOUR FARMERS INSURANCE OPEN Site: San Diego. Course: Torrey Pines GC. South — Yardage: 7,765. Par: 72. North — Yardage: 7,258. Par: 72. Prize money: $8.4 million. Winner's share: $1.512 million. Television:...

Morikawa hits 'reset button' ahead of Dubai Desert Classic

Jan. 25, 2022 06:25 AM EST

Collin Morikawa had plenty of thinking to do on the short drive up the coast from Abu Dhabi to Dubai. The British Open champion had just finished tied for 62nd at the Abu Dhabi Championship on Sunday and the guy with one of the purest swings in golf was concerned. “I...

Biggest golf tours back in action from Hawaii to Middle East

Jan. 18, 2022 09:50 AM EST

PGA TOUR THE AMERICAN EXPRESS Site: La Quinta, California. Courses: PGA West (Stadium). Yardage: 7,158. Par: 72. PGA West (Nicklaus Tournament). Yardage: 7,147. Par: 72. La Quinta CC. Yardage: 7,060. Par: 72. Prize money: $7.6 million....

Morikawa back in Middle East to start Race to Dubai defense

Jan. 18, 2022 07:01 AM EST

It has been a half-year since Collin Morikawa won the British Open and he has gotten somewhat used to being introduced as “champion golfer of the year.” This week is the first time the Californian has been referred to as the “reigning Race to Dubai champion” and he likes...

Hovland couldn't wait to get to Hawaii but his clubs could

Jan. 05, 2022 20:19 PM EST

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Viktor Hovland spent a few weeks at home in Norway and figured he would get to the warmth of Hawaii early to start knocking some rust off his game before starting the new year. That went according to plan. He arrived on Maui a week ago. His...

Kapalua means time for Rahm and Cantlay to get back to work

Jan. 05, 2022 17:58 PM EST

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — The sweeping views of the Pacific beyond the lush landscape of Kapalua put the soul at ease and can make the first PGA Tour event of the year feel like part work, part vacation. Patrick Cantlay and Jon Rahm have had enough of the latter. Rahm,...

A big year still a blur for US Women's Open champ Yuka Saso

Dec. 28, 2021 11:07 AM EST

Yuka Saso finally had time to reflect on her breakthrough year, and it still felt like a blur. Winning the U.S. Women's Open with a birdie on the third playoff hole at Olympic Club was a life-changer. Meeting her golf idol, Rory McIlroy, the following week during the U.S. Open at...

Column: Reviewing the year based on every club in the bag

Dec. 08, 2021 09:59 AM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The value of one shot was a place in history, another was worth $15 million in the bank. One drive introduced a young Scotsman on the world stage, one fairway metal helped to make a young American a major champion. All were shots that shaped the year in golf....

Weekend practice sessions for Tiger fuel talk about return

Dec. 07, 2021 21:04 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods kept everyone guessing at the Hero World Challenge with weekend range sessions that got as much attention as the two eagles Viktor Hovland made in his comeback victory. What's next? Only he knows. It started two weeks ago with a...

Greg Norman's shootout returns to Tiburon as golf winds down

Dec. 07, 2021 09:54 AM EST

PGA TOUR QBE SHOOTOUT Site: Naples, Florida. Course: Tiburon GC. Yardage: 7,382. Par: 72. Prize money: $3.6 million. Winners' share: $648,000. Television: Friday, noon to 4 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 1-3 p.m. (Golf...