Hovland revalidates the Hero World Problem title and Rahm finishes eighth
Victor Hovland25 years outdated and world quantity 12, has revalidated within the Bahamas the title of the world hero problem after signing a final card of 69 strokes and main the American by two scottie scheffler (68).
The Norwegian is the primary participant to repeat success from one yr to the subsequent after the American tiger forest in 2006 and 2007. The previous world no 1, host of the event, had additionally deliberate to take part within the Bahamas, however lastly withdrew because of discomfort attributable to plantar fasciitis.
For his half, the Basque jon rahmfifth within the rating, he completed eighth, 11 pictures behind the champion after a spherical of 71 with six birdies, three bogeys and a double bogey.
Rahm began the final day 9 strokes behind Hovland and, due to this fact, it was virtually unimaginable for him to achieve first place on this unofficial event on the PGA Tour, through which he competes by invitation and which brings collectively 20 of the perfect golf gamers yearly. world.
The Spanish golfer started very nicely with 4 birdies in his first seven holes (2, 4, 5, 7), however two consecutive bogeys (8.9) put a cease to his streak and he definitively dropped any try to return again.
272 Viktor Hovland (north) 69-70-64-69
274 Scottie Scheffler (USA) 72-68-66-68
276 Cameron Younger (USA) 71-69-68-68
277 Xander Schauffele (USA) 72-68-69-68
278 Justin Thomas (USA) 72-70-66-70
283 Jon Rahm (ESP/eighth) 73-71-68-71
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