Name:Adam Derek Scott
Also known as:Scotty
Born:July 16, 1980 in Adelaide, South Australia.
MAJORS (1): Masters Tournament (2013). Presidents Cup player (2003, '05, '07, '09, '11, '13, '15, '17, '19). World Cup of Golf winner (2015, with Jason Day). Multiple wins on the US PGA, European, Asian, Australasian and other international tours. Has held the official ranking of world's No.1 male golfer.
Born in Adelaide, South Australia, Scott moved with his family to the Sunshine Coast in Queensland when aged nine. He attended college in the United States at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, after which he turned professional and set about building a very impressive portfolio of wins around the globe.
Possessor of one of the finest swings in the modern game, Scott counts Greg Norman as an important golfing mentor. Among his many international wins, Scott's first major championship victory came at the Masters Tournament in 2013.
Played as The Genesis Invitational (Feb 13-16; formerly Genesis Open). Second-placed Sung Kang (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind Scott (Aus). The Aussie also won this event in 2005, but as a 36-hole rain-impacted event, his earlier victory was not recorded as an official PGA Tour win. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
Played as the Australian PGA Championship (Dec 19-22; Aus/Eurpn Trs event; Eurpn Tr 2020 season; Aus Tr 2019 season-ending event). Second-placed Michael Hendry (NZ) finished 2 shots behind Scott (Aus), who recorded his second win in this event and 30th career victory. [RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia].
Played as the Honda Classic (Feb 25-28). Second-placed Sergio Garcia (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Scott (Aus). [Champion course, PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gdns, FL].
Played as the WGC-Cadillac Championship (March 3-6). Second-placed Bubba Watson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Scott (Aus), who recorded his second straight win on the PGA Tour and second WGC title. [Blue Monster course, Trump Natl Doral Resort, Miami, FL].
Played as the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial (May 22-25). Adam Scott (Aus) beat Jason Dufner (USA) with a birdie at the third playoff hole, consolidating his position as the official World No.1 golfer, which he achieved a week earlier. [Colonial CC, Ft Worth, TX].
Played as The Barclays (Aug 22-25; first of four FedExCup playoff events). Second-placed Justin Rose (Eng), Graham DeLaet (Can), Gary Woodland (USA) and Tiger Woods (USA) finished 1 shot behind Scott (Aus). [Liberty National GC, Jersey City, NJ].
Played as the Talisker Masters (Nov 14-17; Aus Tr event). Second-placed Matt Kuchar (USA) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Scott (Aus), whose back-to-back victories gave him two of the three titles needed for a Triple Slam of Australia's most prestigious championships (Open, Masters & PGA). [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
Played as the Australian PGA Championship presented by Coca-Cola (Nov 7-10; Aus/OneAsia Trs event). Second-placed Rickie Fowler (USA) finished 4 shots behind Scott (Aus). [RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia].
Scott (Aus) won his second PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit, with 2013 season earnings of A$538,620 on the Tour. Jin Jeong (S Kor) was second with A$342,663; Michael Hendry (NZ) was third with A$118,782.
The Masters Tournament (77th) (April 11-14). Scott (Aus) beat Angel Cabrera (Arg) with a birdie at the second playoff hole (par-4 10th) to become the first Australian to win the Masters Tournament. [Augusta National GC, Augusta, GA].
PGA of America
Played as the PGA Grand Slam of Golf (Oct 15/16; 36-hole unofficial PGA Tour event for the season's four Major winners). Second-placed Justin Rose (US Open) finished 2 shots behind Scott (The Masters). Third on 139 was Jason Dufner (US PGA). Fourth on 145 was Padraig Harrington (standing in for Open Champion Phil Mickelson). [Port Royal GC, Southampton, Bermuda].
Played as the Talisker Masters (Nov 15-18; Aus Tr event). Second-placed and defending champion Ian Poulter (Eng) finished 4 shots behind Scott (Aus). [Kingston Heath GC, Melbourne, Australia].
Played as the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational (Aug 4-7). Second-placed Luke Donald (Eng) and Rickie Fowler (USA) finished 4 shots behind Scott (Aus). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].
Played as the Valero Texas Open (May 13-16). Second-placed Fredrik Jacobson (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Adam Scott (Aus). 36-holes played on the final day after a Friday washout. [Oaks course, TPC San Antonio, TX].
Played as the Barclays Singapore Open (Nov 11-14; Asian/Eurpn Trs event). Second-placed Anders Hansen (Den) finished 3 shots behind Scott (Aus), who claimed his third Singapore Open title. [Serapong course, Sentosa GC, Singapore. Early rounds also played on the Tanjong course].
Played as the Australian Open (Dec 3-6; Aus/OneAsia Trs event). Second-placed Stuart Appleby (Aus) finished 5 shots behind Scott (Aus). [New South Wales GC, La Perouse, Sydney, NSW].
Played as the EDS Byron Nelson Championship (April 24-27). Scott (Aus) beat Ryan Moore (USA) with a birdie at the third playoff hole. [TPC course, Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas, Irving, nr Dallas, TX].
Played as the Commercialbank Qatar Masters presented by Dolphin Energy (Jan 24-27; European Tour event). Second-placed Henrik Stenson (Swe) finished 3 shots behind Adam Scott (Aus), who shot a course record 61 (-11) in the final round. [Doha GC, Qatar].
Played as the Shell Houston Open (Mar 29-Apr 1). Second-placed Stuart Appleby (Aus) and Bubba Watson (USA) finished 3 shots behind Adam Scott (Aus), who recorded his fifth PGA Tour win. [Tournament course, GC of Houston, Humble, TX. At the time known as Redstone GC].
Played as the Barclays Singapore Open (Sept 7-9; Asian Tr event). Defending champion Scott (Aus) beat Ernie Els (RSA) by two shots in a three-hole playoff. Reduced to 54 holes due to rain. [Serapong course, Sentosa GC, Singapore].
Played as the Tour Championship presented by Coca-Cola (Nov 2-5). Second-placed Jim Furyk (USA) finished 3 shots behind Scott (Aus). [East Lake GC, Atlanta, GA].
Played as the Singapore Open (Sept 8-11; Asian Tr event; not played since 2001). Second-placed Lee Westwood (Eng) finished 7 shots behind Scott (Aus), who recorded his third tournament win of the year. [Serapong course, Sentosa GC, Singapore].
Scott (Aus) won the PGA Tour of Australasia 2005 Order of Merit, with earnings of A$533,950 on the Tour. Robert Allenby (Aus) was second with A$441,000; Craig Parry (Aus) was third with A$390,450.
Played as the Nissan Open (Feb 17-20). Scott (Aus) beat Chad Campbell (USA) at the first playoff hole. Event reduced to 36 holes due to heavy rain, and as such not recorded as an official PGA Tour win. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
Played as the Johnnie Walker Classic (April 21-24; Asian/Eurpn/Aus Trs event). Second-placed Retief Goosen (RSA) finished 3 shots behind wire-to-wire winner Scott (Aus). [Pine Valley GC, Beijing, China].
Played as the Booz Allen Classic (June 24-27; formerly the FBR Capital Open). Second-placed Charles Howell III (USA) finished 4 shots behind Adam Scott (Aus), who claimed his second PGA Tour win in 2004. [TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm, Potomac, nr Washington DC. At the time known as TPC Avenel].
Played as The Players Championship (March 25-28). Second-placed Padraig Harrington (Ire) finished 1 shot behind Scott (Aus), who at age 23 years was the youngest player to win this event. [Stadium Course, TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL].
Played as the Scandic Carlsberg Scandinavian Masters (Jul 31-Aug 3). Second-placed Nick Dougherty (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Adam Scott (Aus). [Masters course, Barsebäck G&CC, nr Malmö, Sweden].
Played as the inaugural Deutsche Bank Championship (Aug 29-Sept 1). Second-placed Rocco Mediate (USA) finished 6 shots behind 23-year-old Adam Scott (Aus), who recorded his first PGA Tour win. [TPC Boston, Norton, Mass.].
Played as the Qatar Masters (March 14-17; European Tour event). Second-placed Jean-François Remésy (Fra) and Nick Dougherty (Eng) finished 6 shots behind Adam Scott (Aus), who recorded his second European Tour win. [Doha GC, Qatar].
Played as the Diageo Scottish PGA Championship (Aug 22-25). Second-placed Raymond Russell (Scot) finished 10 shots behind runaway winner Scott (Aus). [PGA Centenary Course, Gleneagles, Perthshire].
Played as the Alfred Dunhill Championship (Jan 18-21; Sunshine/European Trs event). Second-placed Justin Rose (Eng) finished 1 shot behind 20-year-old Adam Scott (Aus), who recorded his first European Tour win. [Houghton GC, Johannesburg, RSA].
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