Video: Viktor Hovland Sinks Incredible Shot At The Open Championship

Victor Hovland hit the shot of the tournament in the 150th Open Championship so far.

Par-4 On the edge of the rough on the 15th hole,

The 24-year-old Norwegian took a nail and holed for the Eagles - bringing his total to 9-under.

With three consecutive birdies to close his first round, Hovland finished Thursday with a 4-under 68.

Now at 9-under, he is in fourth place with Dustin Johnson - four shots behind outright leader Cam Smith.

Hovland is one of the sport's brightest rising stars. Having said that,

He still hasn't achieved a top-10 dominant position in his young professional career.

If he can continue this hot streak over the weekend, Hovland could be in prime position to gun down his first major win on Sunday.