Viktor Hovland Wins Puerto Rico Open for First PGA Win

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The Puerto Rico Open at -18 which if he holds on to his one-stroke lead tomorrow, will be his first win as a Tour Pro. It is also a sanctioned PGA Tour event so he would get 500 FedEx Cup points which would move him up from his current 131st place at 120 points to somewhere in the 30 range depending on the results of others.

In typical Viktor fashion, has three more sub-70 rounds (68-66-64).

Not the marquee tournament this week (WGC-Mexico City), but a decent field including many tour journeymen.

Several OSU alums also made yesterday's cut including Bo Van Pelt (-1), Peter Uihlein (-6), and Kristoffer Ventura (-6).
 
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Thanks for the update. I completely forgot to follow along.



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Through 10, has carded a -2 and now has a three-stroke lead at -20.

Golf channel will be switching to the PRO at the top of the hour but is doing "double coverage" with the PRO now while it airs the WGC-Mexico.

VH is having his issues with the 11th now. Might lose a stroke off his lead.
 
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Stones. Bad stretch and he just kept playing his game. Guy is going to have a great year I think
 
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https://twitter.com/golftv/status/1231985496483606529?s=21
Watching golf channel this morning getting ready and noted the crawler talking about this week's Honda Classic. When showing the short list of the notable players taking part, Hovland, Wolff, and Fowler were included. Fowler being listed is to be expected due to his name, but thought it interesting the two rookies were included as "Notable Names" along with 6-7 veterans
 
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Should be a fun year watching those guys play. It looks like Viktor jumped #60 in the world golf rankings after his win last week. If he can move into the top 50 by the end of March, he will qualify for the Masters. And I may be wrong. But I think Wolff qualified for the Masters after winning the 3M last summer.
 
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Should be a fun year watching those guys play. It looks like Viktor jumped #60 in the world golf rankings after his win last week. If he can move into the top 50 by the end of March, he will qualify for the Masters. And I may be wrong. But I think Wolff qualified for the Masters after winning the 3M last summer.
Also moved up to #39 in the FedEx Cup points.
You are right about Wolff already qualifying for the Masters