The last 12 months of professional golf have been notable for many reasons, not the least of which is the immense success on the PGA Tour from golfers in their early 20s. That got another bump on Sunday as Viktor Hovland shot a 65 in the final round of the Mayakoba Golf Classic — the last PGA Tour event of 2020 — to grab the second win of his career.

Hovland birdied the last hole to beat Aaron Wise by a single stroke after holding the lead or co-lead for most of the final round. The 65 touched off a weekend in which he shot 14 under to leap into the lead and eventually the victory over Wise, who shot a 63 on Sunday.

For Hovland, the win represents the end of a bizarre Puerto Rico Open curse in which no golfer who has won a Puerto Rico Open (like Hovland did earlier this year) has ever gone on to win a different…

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