Born and raised in Oslo, Norway where he is known for making history as the first Norwegian player to win the U.S. Amateur (2018) and the first player from Norway to compete in the Masters (2019).
Father, Harald, picked up golf while he was living and working in the United States (St. Louis) as an engineer. He brought golf clubs back to Norway and taught Viktor to play at age 11. Viktor spent most of the year practicing golf at an indoor driving range.
Competed at Oklahoma State with teammates Kristoffer Ventura and Matthew Wolff.
Learned English by watching movies, specifically historical dramas like "Lincoln" and "Amistad."
Grew up interested in soccer and taekwondo.
Loves metal music like Metallica, Tool and System of the Down.