Impressive on Saturday with a score of 64 (-8) and ten birdies, Viktor Hovland was able to stay the course on Sunday by scoring 69 (-3) to win the Hero World Challenge. He thus becomes the second player to retain his title in this event, after Tiger Woods. Scottie Scheffler finished second in the tournament two shots behind the Norwegian, Cameron Young completed the podium.

Viktor Hovland signs the double in the Bahamas

Viktor Hovland winner of the Hero World Challenge – via Twitter @PGATour

Co-leader from the first round, Viktor Hovland did not let go of the tournament lead until Sunday evening. The Norwegian took off during the moving day with a score of 64 (-8), a day when he signed ten birdies. Associated with Scottie Scheffler in the last part, Hovland and the former world number 1 went blow for blow. Victor Hovland ends his week with a -16 total, followed by Scottie Scheffler at -14 and Cameron Young at -12.

The Norwegian knew how to keep his cool on his last hole. Leader with two shots ahead, he sends his second shot into the water hazard putting Scottie Scheffler back in the game. Hovland ultimately saves the bogey, with the bogey also being Scheffler's score on the 18.

Winner of the Hero World Challenge last year, Victor Hovland is only the second player to retain his title in this event, preceded by none other than the tournament organiser: Tiger Woods.

The best card of the last round is co-held by England's Matt Fitzpatrick and Corey Conners, signing scores of 67 (-5), far from Hovland's 64 (-8) on Saturday.

More difficult week for Tommy Fleetwood who will have played only once under par, and signed two heavy scores of 76 (+4) on Friday and Sunday.

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