Viktor Hovland of Norway
Viktor Hovland of Norway Image Credit: AFP

The past 12 months have witnessed the rise of Norwegian Viktor Hovland.

The 24-year-old has climbed to No. 7 in the world rankings thanks to wins at the World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba on the PGA Tour and BMW International Open on the European Tour. He rounded off 2021 with a money-spoinning victory at Tiger Woods’ Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas.

Let’s take a look at the equipment that has helped guide him to success.

Hovland prefers Ping drivers but sometimes can be spotted using a TaylorMade SIM fairway wood. The rest of his clubs are normally Pings, but he often opts for a Titleist U505 Utility iron and a 60-degree Titleist Vokey WedgeWorks

In the bag - Viktor Hovland

Driver: Ping G425 LST, 9 degrees at 8.4, Fujikura Speeder 661 TX shaft
Three-wood: TaylorMade SIM, 15 degrees with Mitsubishi Tensei Blue AV 85 TX shaft
Seven-wood: Ping G425 Max with Graphite Design Tour AD DI 8 X shaft
Utility: Titleist U505, 21 degrees with Graphite Design Tour AD-DI Hybrid 85X shaft
Irons: Ping i210 (3-PW) all with KBS Tour 120 X shafts
Wedges: Ping Glide Forged Pro (50, 56 bent to 55), Titleist Vokey WedgeWorks (60 degrees) all with KBS Tour-V 130 X shafts
Putter: Ping PLD DS 72
Ball: Titleist Pro V1
Apparel: J Lindeberg