- 18WAGR position
- 1073.0488Points average
Hovland plays college golf for Oklahoma State, and began in U.S. college career in September 2016 after a glittering junior career. The Oslo native nearly began college life as European Amateur champion. Hovland compiled a 16-under-par 272 total, including a third round, course record 63 at Estonian Golf & Country Club to tie for the lead with Italy’s Luca Cianchetti. It took seven holes to separate the pair, with Hovland coming up just short. He then represented Norway in the World Amateur Team Championship, where he placed seventh. In 2015 he won the Norwegian International Trophy.