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Victor Hovland’s luck was ahead Scottish Open on Thursday.
The 24-year-old arrived at the Norwegian Renaissance Club North Berwick, Scotland, without his clubs and stuff. Their bags were reportedly stuck in Germany on Wednesday.
“I’ll cross my fingers,” he said, via Golf Digest,
It did not appear that his club arrived in time for the first round. His sponsor, Ping, was reportedly at the site of the Scottish Open and worked to get Hovland a replacement set before the start of the first round.
Howland was in the featured group along with Scotty Scheffler and Jon Rahm.
This is the second time this year that Howland has dealt with travel issues. At the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii, Hovland’s clubs did not arrive until the day before the tournament.
Hovland has had three wins on the PGA Tour in his career but no major victories. He finished eighth in the world, reaching the top at the Scottish Open.
Next week, he’s ready to play Open Championship, In his debut at the Majors last year, he finished 12th. He missed the cut at this year’s US Open, placing 41st at the PGA Championship and 27th at the Masters.