Born:June 21, 1996 in Ridgewood, New Jersey.
Original/Home Club:Highland Pk HS, Dallas / University of Texas, Austin.
MAJORS (1): The Masters (2022). Walker Cup player (2017). Ryder Cup player (2021). Multiple PGA Tour wins. PGA Tour Rookie of the Year (2019/20 season). Has held the official ranking of world's No.1 male golfer.
In the 2019/20 season, Scheffler took the PGA Tour's Rookie of the Year honours. He also joined another elite club in August 2020, shooting only the 12th sub-60 round in PGA Tour history. This incredible feat was recorded with a 12-under-par 59 in the second round of the The Northern Trust tournament at TPC Boston. His round was the joint second-lowest in PGA Tour history, Jim Furyk having posted a 58 in 2016.
His first three PGA Tour wins came in the space of just five PGA Tour starts in February and March 2022. The wins culminated in him becoming the 25th player to reach the Official World Golf Ranking No.1 spot. He became the ninth player from the USA to hold the No.1 title, and the sixth youngest in the ranking's history.
Just two weeks after his crowning as the world's No.1, Scheffler made it four wins in six PGA Tour starts. He took the 2022 Masters Tournament and with it his first major championship win.
Played as the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard (March 3-6). Second-placed Tyrrell Hatton (Eng), Viktor Hovland (Nor) and Billy Horschel (USA) finished 1 shot behind Scottie Scheffler (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win, coming just three weeks after his first. [Bay Hill Club, Orlando, FL].
Played as the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play (March 23-27). 25-year-old Scottie Scheffler (USA) beat Kevin Kisner (USA) 4 and 3 in the 18-hole final. Scheffler, a University of Texas alumni, not only claimed his first WGC win, but also climbed to the top of the men's official world golf rankings. It brought up his third PGA Tour win, all coming in the space of six weeks in Feb/March 2022. [Austin CC, Austin,Texas].
Played as the WM Phoenix Open (Feb 10-13). 25-year-old Scottie Scheffler (USA) beat Patrick Cantlay (USA) with a 25-foot birdie putt at the third playoff hole (par-4 18th), to record his first PGA Tour win in his 71st start on the Tour. Scheffler was the Tour's Rookie of the Year in 2020. [Stadium course, TPC Scottsdale, Phoenix, AZ].
The Masters Tournament (86th) (April 7-10). Second-placed Rory McIlroy (N.Ire) finished 3 shots behind 25-year-old Scottie Scheffler (USA), who recorded his first major championship win and fourth win in his last six PGA Tour starts ... all coming in a sensational two month period in early-Feb to early-April 2022. [Augusta National GC, Augusta, GA].
24-year-old Scottie Scheffler (USA) won the PGA Tour 2019-20 Rookie of the Year Award (Arnold Palmer Award) as the leading first-season player, based on the votes of his peers. He finished 5th on the final FedEx Cup standings, and 22nd on the Tour's money list with earnings of $2,833,438.
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