Morikawa Falls Apart, Hovland Wins Hero World Challenge

Viktor Holland came from six shots back to start the day to win the Hero World Challenge on Sunday afternoon in the Bahamas. 

Viktor Hovland

Holland was able to make his Sunday charge because 54 hole leader Collin Morikawa completely fell apart. 

Entering the day with a five shot lead over Brooks Koepka, Morikawa lost two ball in the first five holes, resulting in two double-bogeys to drop him well out of the lead. 

He ended up shooting 76 in the final round and finishing in a tie for 5th. 

A Morikawa win would have given him the number one spot in the world for the first time in his career.

The good news is, he likely will be in a similar situation the next time he tees it up.

Keep in mind, it took Justin Thomas a month before he finally took number one in the world after numerous tries.

Conversely, Hovland fired a final round 66 to win the tournament by one shot over Scottie Scheffler. 

Hovland made back-to-back eagles in the round to take the lead in what was a bizarre day on the course.

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