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Name: - Adam Derek Scott
Country: - Australia
Born : - On July 16th, 1980 in Adelaide, South Australia.
Original Home/Club: - Adelaide and Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 2000
Web Address: - http://www.adamscott.com.au
Sponsor / Attachment: - Titleist, Rolex, Uniqlo.

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): Masters Tournament (2013). Presidents Cup player (2003, '05, '07, '09, '11, '13, '15, '17). 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.


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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.


Top tournaments won by Adam Scott

2016Men AmericaHonda ClassicPGA National271 (-9)$1,098,000
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].
2016Men WGCWGC - ChampionshipDoral Golf Resort276 (-12)$1,620,000
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].
2014Men AmericaColonial InvitationalColonial CC, Tex271 (-9)$1,152,000
Played as the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial (May 22-25). Scott (Aus) beat Jason Dufner (USA) at the third playoff hole, and consolidated his position as the official World No.1 golfer, which he achieved a week earlier. [Colonial CC, Ft Worth, TX].
2013Men Aus/NZAustralian MastersRoyal Melbourne270 (-14)A$186,120
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].
2013Men Aus/NZAustralian PGARoyal Pines270 (-14)US$225,426
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].
2013Men AmericaGrand Slam of GolfPort Royal GC, BER134 (-8)$600,000
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].
2013Men AmericaNorthern Trust, TheLiberty Natl273 (-11)$1,440,000
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].
2013Men AwardsOrder of Merit - Aus TrA$538,620see Score
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.
2013Men MajorsThe MastersAugusta National279 (-9)$1,440,000
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].
2012Men Aus/NZAustralian MastersKingston Heath271 (-17)A$180,000
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].
2011Men WGCWGC - InvitationalFirestone CC263 (-17)$1,400,000
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].
2010Men AsiaSingapore OpenSentosa GC267 (-17)US$1,000,000
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].
2010Men AmericaTexas OpenTPC San Antonio274 (-14)$1,098,000
Played as the Valero Texas Open (May 13-16). Second-placed Fredrik Jacobson (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Scott (Aus). 36-holes played on the final day after a Friday washout. [Oaks course, TPC San Antonio, TX].
2009Men Aus/NZAustralian OpenNew South Wales GC273 (-15)A$270,000
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].
2008Men AmericaByron Nelson Ch'shipTPC Las Colinas273 (-7)$1,152,000
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].
2008Men EuropeQatar MastersDoha GC268 (-20)€285,071
Played as the Commercialbank Qatar Masters presented by Dolphin Energy (Jan 24-27; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Henrik Stenson (Swe) finished 3 shots behind Scott (Aus), who shot a course record 61 in the final round. [Doha GC, Qatar].
2007Men AmericaHouston OpenHouston, GC of271 (-17)$990,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (Mar 29-Apr 1). Second-placed Stuart Appleby (Aus) and Bubba Watson (USA) finished 3 shots behind Scott (Aus). [Tournament course, GC of Houston, Humble, TX. At the time known as Redstone GC].
2006Men AsiaSingapore OpenSentosa GC205 (-8)US$475,000
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].
2006Men AmericaTour Championship (PGA Tr)East Lake GC269 (-11)$1,170,000
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].
2005Men AsiaJohnnie Walker ClassicPine Valley, Beijing270 (-18)US$394,368
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].
2005Men AmericaLos Angeles OpenRiviera CC, Calif.133 (-9)$864,000
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].
2005Men AwardsOrder of Merit - Aus TrA$533,950see Score
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.
2005Men AsiaSingapore OpenSentosa GC271 (-13)US$315,000
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].
2004Men AmericaKemper OpenTPC Potomac263 (-21)$864,000
Played as the Booz Allen Classic (June 24-27; formerly the FBR Capital Open). Second-placed Charles Howell III (USA) finished 4 shots behind 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].
2004Men AmericaPlayers Ch'ship (PGA Tr)TPC Sawgrass276 (-12)$1,440,000
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].
2003Men AmericaDell Tech ChampionshipTPC Boston264 (-20)$900,000
Played as the inaugural Deutsche Bank Championship (Aug 29-Sept 1). Second-placed Rocco Mediate (USA) finished 6 shots behind first-time PGA Tour winner Scott (Aus). [TPC Boston, Norton, Mass.].
2003Men EuropeScandinavian MastersBarseback G&CC277 (-11)€316,660
Played as the Scandic Carlsberg Scandinavian Masters (Jul 31-Aug 3). Second-placed Nick Dougherty (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Scott (Aus). [Masters course, Barsebäck G&CC, nr Malmö, Sweden].
2002Men EuropeJohnnie Walker Ch'shipGleneagles262 (-26)€260,461
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].
2002Men EuropeQatar MastersDoha GC269 (-19)€285,651
Played as the Qatar Masters (March 14-17; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Jean-François Remésy (Fra) and Nick Dougherty (Eng) finished 6 shots behind Scott (Aus), who recorded his second European Tour win. [Doha GC, Qatar].
2001Men AfricaAlfred Dunhill Ch'shipHoughton267 (-21)€123,071
Played as the Alfred Dunhill Championship (Jan 18-21; Sunshine/Eurpn Trs event). Second-placed Justin Rose (Eng) finished 1 shot behind first-time European Tour winner Scott (Aus). [Houghton GC, Johannesburg, RSA].

 

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