Viktor Hovland fired a closing 67 to set the 72-hole scoring record and become the first ever back-to-back champ of the World Wide Technology Championships.

Final-Round Leaderboard

Viktor Hovland
Carlos Ortiz
Justin Thomas
Scottie Scheffler

Leading Asian Scores
Anirban Lahiri 
C.T. Pan 

67-65-62-67—261 (-23)
67-65-67-66—265 (-19)
68-65-64-69—266 (-18)
67-64-70-66—267 (-17)


67-66-70-72 – 275 (-9, T40)
69-68-67-72 – 276 (-8, T45)

Things to Know

  • Viktor Hovland sets tournament’s 72-hole scoring record on way to becoming the first player to successfully defend a World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba title; projected inside the top 10 in the Official World Golf Ranking
  • Hovland becomes the fifth consecutive international winner on the PGA TOUR
  • Mexico’s Carlos Ortiz and Abraham Ancer finish second and T7, respectively
  • Scottie Scheffler birdies five of first eight holes en route to fourth top-5 finish in the 2021 calendar year
  • With a 7-under 64 to finish T7 at 15-under 269, Danny Lee satisfies Minor Medical Extension, regains full PGA TOUR status

Viktor Hovland (1st/-23)

  • Followed a career-low score of 9-under 62 with a 4-under 67 to set the event’s 72-hole scoring record (previously: Matt Kuchar/22-under 262/2018)
  • Third career PGA TOUR title comes at the age of 24 years, 1 month, 20 days in his 57th TOUR start (2020 Puerto Rico Open, 2020, 2021 World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba)
  • With the win, moves to No. 4 in the FedExCup and is projected to move inside the top 10 in the Official World Golf Ranking from No. 17
  • Becomes the first player to successfully defend his World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba; previous best finish by a defending champion was Brendon Todd in 2020 (T8)
  • Becomes the first player on TOUR to successfully defend a TOUR title since Brooks Koepka at the 2019 PGA Championship
  • Moves to two-for-two when attempting to convert a 54-hole lead into victory (2020 Puerto Rico Open)
  • Becomes the fifth consecutive international winner on the PGA TOUR: Sungjae Im/Shriners Children’s Open, Rory McIlroy/THE CJ CUP @ SUMMIT, Hideki Matsuyama/ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP, Lucas Herbet/Butterfield Bermuda Championship
  • Remains the only Norwegian player to win on the PGA TOUR
  • Becomes the eighth 54-hole leader/co-leader to convert for the win at the World Wide Technology Championship at Mayaokba and fourth to do so in the last five seasons (Patton Kizzire/2017, Matt Kuchar/2018, Brendon Todd/2019)
  • Becomes the second player to covert a 54-hole lead/co-lead into victory on TOUR this season (Hideki Matsuyama/ZOZO Championship)
  • Marks his 12th career top-10 finish and first of the 2021-22 season in three starts (T44/Shriners Children’s Open, T18/THE CJ CUP @ SUMMIT)
  • En route to his win at Mayakoba last year, tied his then-career-low score in round three with an 8-under 63
  • Prior to last year’s victory, missed the cut in two previous starts in the event in 2018 and 2019

Additional Notes

  • Guadalajara native Carlos Ortiz (2nd/-19) closed with a 5-under 66 to claim his third straight top-10 finish in the World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba (T2/2019, T8/2020); was his eighth consecutive start in the event; poised to defend his lone PGA TOUR title this week at the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Houston Open  
  • Making his third start in the World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba, 2017 FedExCup champion Justin Thomas (3rd/-18) closed with a 2-under 69; was working towards a 15th career TOUR title in his 180th start this week
  • In his second start at the World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba (T18/2019), Scottie Scheffler (4th/-17) birdied five of his first eight holes en route to a 5-under 66; was looking for his first career TOUR title in his 66th start
  • After tying his career-low score of 10-under 61 in round one, Matthew Wolff (T5/-16) closed with a bogey-free 6-under 65 in the final round; this week marked his first appearance in the World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba
  • On his 23rd birthday, Chile’s Joaquin Niemann (T5/-16) closed with a bogey-free 5-under 66; best of three previous finishes in the World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba was T23 in 2020; was seeking a second career TOUR title (2019/The Greenbrier)
  • Coming off a T2 at last week’s Butterfield Bermuda Championship, Danny Lee closed with a 7-under 64 to finish T7 at 15-under 269, which good enough to satisfy his Minor Medical Extension and earn him full PGA TOUR status again; played Nos. 10-15 birdie-birdie-birdie-eagle-par-birdie; highlights of seven previous starts in the World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba include a solo-second in 2018 and T3 in 2014
  • Mexico’s first Presidents Cup participant (2019) and winner of the 2021 World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational Abraham Ancer (T7/-15) followed three consecutive 3-under 68s with a 6-under 65 in his seventh consecutive World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba; was seeking a third top-10 finish in the event (T9/2017, T8/2019)  
  • Eleven Latin Americans in the field: Mexico (5) – Carlos Ortiz (2nd/-19), Abraham Ancer (T7/-15), Roberto Diaz (T45/-8), Juan Carlos Benitez (MC), Juan Diego Fernandez (MC); Argentina (1) – Emiliano Grillo (MC); Chile (2) – Joaquin Niemann (T5/-16), Mito Pereira (MC);Colombia (2) – Camilo Villegas (MC), Camilo Aguado (MC); Venezuela (1) – Jhonattan Vegas (MC)

Course Statistics

R1: Par-4 16th (4.106)
R2: Par-4 16th (4.443)
R3: Par-4 18th (4.243)    
R4: Par-4 18th (4.343)  

Par-5 13th (4.356)
Par-5 13th (4.344)
Par-5 13th (4.271)
Par-5 13th (4.314)

Scoring Averages

Front Nine
R1: 34.591
R2: 34.504
R3: 34.529
R4: 34.343

Back Nine
34.689
34.611 
34.271 
34.671  

Total
69.280
69.115
68.800
69.014

Cumulative

69.198
69.114
69.097

Bogey-Free Rounds

R1 (9): Matthew Wolff (61), Billy Horschel (64), Sergio Garcia (65), Bill Haas (65), Adam Long (66), Stephan Jaeger (67), Scottie Scheffler (67), Aaron Rai (67), Nick Taylor (67) 

R2 (13): Garrick Higgo (63), Ryan Palmer (64), Scottie Scheffler (64), Roberto Diaz (65), Brian Gay (66), Anirban Lahiri (66), Matt Kuchar (66), Christiaan Bezuidenhout (68), Bill Haas (68), Lucas Herbert (68), Denny McCarthy (68), Andrew Landry (68), J.J. Spaun (68)

R3 (8): Viktor Hovland (62), Talor Gooch (63), Justin Thomas (64), Brendon Todd (66), Aaron Rai (66), Tyrrell Hatton (67), John Huh (67), J.J. Spaun (67)

R4 (5): Matthew Wolff (65), Chez Reavie (66), Joaquin Niemann (66), Martin Laird (67), Brendon Todd (68)

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