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Sport Viktor Hovland reflects on his rise to stardom, living in his college hometown and being featured on our latest cover

17:51  23 february  2021
17:51  23 february  2021 Source:   golfdigest.com

2021 WGC-Workday at Concession tee times, TV coverage, viewer's guide

  2021 WGC-Workday at Concession tee times, TV coverage, viewer's guide 2021 WGC-Workday at Concession tee times, TV coverage, viewer's guideThe year’s first World Golf Championship event hits the PGA Tour schedule, arriving in Bradenton, Fla., after being forced to move for 2021 from its usual home in Mexico due to logistical challenges surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The next accolade on Viktor Hovland's ever-growing résumé is the cover of Golf Digest, which allowed us to chat via WebEx with the 23-year-old after our recent cover shoot at his home course, Karsten Creek, in Stillwater, Okla.

What it's like being on the cover of Golf Digest? "Pretty cool," he agreed. "It's the first time I've been on the cover of anything."

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Hovland reflects on his day shooting with us and also details what he has been working on with his game. He's very confident after adding length off the tee, improving his long iron game and making strides in his short game.

We cover a bunch of topics in this interview—watch the video below:

How much money each PGA Tour player earned at the Genesis Invitational .
It pays to play well on the PGA Tour, folks. Just ask this week’s winner, Max Homa. The 30-year-old native of Los Angeles won his hometown event at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, California, after two playoff holes against Tony Finau. The 2021 Genesi s Invitational amounted to his second win on Tour. Homa will take home the top prize of $1,674,000 and 550 FedEx Cup points. Finau earned himself more than $1 million, as well. Sam Burns, the 54-hole leader looking for a wire-to-wire victory, finished third, earning $641,700 Check out how much money each player earned this week at the 2021 Genesis Invitational.

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