The Danish teenager will make his first U.S. Open start, and first-ever appearance in a major championship, after finishing among the top 10 on the on the points list in the European Tour's five-event UK Swing. Hojgaard turned professional in 2019 after a decorated amateur career that included leading Denmark to its first World Amateur Team Championship in 2018 in the Republic of Ireland. Hojgaard's twin brother, Nicolai, also a professional golfer, was a member of that three-man team that edged the USA. He also has enjoyed quite a rookie season, posting his maiden victory In December 2019 in the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open, an event co-sanctioned by the European Tour, Asian Tour and the Sunshine Tour, and then backing it up with a playoff victory over Justin Walters on Aug. 30 in the ISPS Handa UK Championship at The Belfry. Rasmus also was a member of the European Team in the 2018 Junior Ryder Cup, and helped his country win the European Boys' Team Championship in 2017.
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