Hovland rallies to deny Morikawa No. 1

(AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) The 24-year-old rising star put a nice ribbon on a three-win year in golf by posing with Tiger Woods at the trophy presentation Sunday in the Hero World Challenge.

It just wasn't the winner anyone imagined.

Not even Viktor Hovland thought it was realistic he could rally from six shots behind Collin Morikawa, the steady hand who was poised to reach No. 1 in the world with a victory.

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3 Sam Burns $1,944,031
4 Rory McIlroy $1,755,000
5 Sungjae Im $1,632,198
6 Viktor Hovland $1,435,781
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