Scott Alexander Schefﬂer is an American Professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. As of July 2022, he is the World Number 1 in the Ofﬁcial World Golf Ranking. Scottie Scheffler won the 2022 Masters Tournament.
|Full Name||Scott Alexander Schefﬂer|
|Born||June 21, 1996.|
|Birth Place||Ridgewood, New Jersey,U.S.|
|Height||6 ft 3 in/ 190.50 Cm.|
|Weight||91 kg/ 200.62 Lbs.|
|Residence||Dallas, Texas, U.S.|
|Sporting Nationality||United States|
|College||University of Texas.|
|Current Tour||PGA Tour|
|Former Tour||Korn Ferry Tour.|
|Highest Ranking||1 ( March 27, 2022 ), ( 17 weeks, as of July 17, 2022 )|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Korn Ferry Tour||2|
|Best results in a major championship|
|PGA Championship||T4: 2020|
|U.S. Open||T2: 2022|
|The Open Championship||T8: 2021|
|Achievements and Awards|
|Korn Ferry Tour Player of the Year – 2019 |
PGA Tour Rookie of the Year – 2020.
|Net Worth ( As on 2022)||$ 15 million ( INR 1,17.74 Cr)|
|Last Updated||Augustc 2022|
Schefﬂer was born to Diane and Scott Schefﬂer in Ridgewood, New Jersey, and lived in Montvale, New Jersey, until age six, when the family moved to Dallas, Texas, in the wake of the September 11 attacks.
His interest in golf began at age 3 when his parents gave him a set of plastic clubs and balls. After the move to Dallas, Schefﬂer received tutelage at the Royal Oaks Golf Club under instructor Randy smith, who coached Justin Leonard to a victory at The Open Championship in 1997. Schefﬂer had proliﬁc success at the youth level, winning 75 times on the PGA junior circuit, and competing against the likes of fellow Dallas-area native Will Zalatoris.
Entering high school, Schefﬂer had a diminutive frame at barely 5 ft in height, but experienced a large growth spurt and soon measured over 6 ft tall. He also had success in AJGA events, winning the 2013 U.S. Junior Amateur, and was the top-ranked junior golfer in the country in 2014.He graduated in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in ﬁnance. He was also part of the U.S. team that won the 2017 Walker Cup. Again in 2017, Schefﬂer qualiﬁed for the U.S. Open after surviving a 4-for-3 playoff to earn a spot in the ﬁeld.
Schefﬂer earned his 2019 Web.com Tour card through qualifying school. On May 26, 2019, Schefﬂer ﬁred a bogey-free, 9-under 63-playing the back nine in 30- to force a playoff with 54-hole leader Marcelo Rozo in the Evans Scholars Invitational. He totalled 12-under 272 for the week and ﬁnished two shots ahead of Brendon Todd, Beau Hossler and Ben Taylor. In August 2020, Schefﬂer ﬁnished tied for fourth at the 2020 PGA Championship. He won $528,00 in prize money in the tournament.
In September 2021, Schefﬂer played for the U.S. team in the 2021 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Kohler Wisconsin. The U.S. team won 19-9 and Schefﬂer went 2-0-1 including a win in his Sunday singles match against world number one Jon Rahm.On April 10, 2022, Schefﬂer won the Masters Tournament, defeating Rory Mcllroy by three strokes. Schefﬂer became the ﬁfth golfer to enter the Master’s Tournament ranked No.1 in the world and go on to win the Masters, joining Lan Woosnam (1991), Fred Couples (1992), Tiger Woods (2001,2002) and Dustin Johnson (2020).
At the next major, the 2022 PGA Championship, he missed the cut. On May 29, 2022, Schefﬂer lost the Charles Schwab Challenge in a playoff to Sam Burns after Burns made a 38-foot birdie putt. At the U.S. Open, he ﬁnished T-2, one stroke behind the winner Matt Fitzpatrick.
Schefﬂer is married to Meredith Schefﬂer. His father, Scott Schefﬂer, grew up in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and attended St. Cecilia High School in Englewood. His mother, Diane, grew up in Park Ridge, New Jersey, Schefﬂer has three sisters named Callie, Molly and Sara. Schefﬂer is a Christian. He attends Bible study with his caddie Ted Scott, who caddied for Bubba Watson for 15 years.
- 2011 Legends Junior Match Play Championship.
- 2013 U.S. Junior Amateur.
- 2014 Junior Invitational
- 2015 Annual Western Intercollegiate, Big 12 Championship.
- PGA Tour Wins (4)
- Legend Major Championship (1) World Golf Championship (1).
- Other PGA Tour (1).
- Date – Tournament – Winning score Feb 13, 2022 – WM Phoenix Open – 268.
- Mar 6, 2022 – Arnold Palmer Invitational – 283.
- Mar 27, 2022 – WGC-Dell Match Play – 4 and 3.
- Apr 10, 2022 – Masters Tournament – 278
PGA Tour Playoff record (1-1)
- 2022 WM Phoenix Open -Won with birdie on third extra hole.
- 2022 – Charles Schwab Challenge – Lost to a birdie on ﬁrst extra
Korn Ferry Tour wins (2)
- Legend Korn Ferry Tour Finals events (1) Other Korn Ferry Tour (1).
- Date Tournament Winning Score May 26, 2019 – Evans Scholars – 271.
- Invitational Aug 18, 2019 – Nationwide Children’s – 272 Hospital Championship
Korn Ferry Tour Playoff record (1-1)
- 2019 – Nashville Golf Open – Lost to birdie on ﬁrst extra hole.
- 2019 -Evans Scholars – Won with a birdie Invitational on second extra hole.
- Most consecutive cuts made – 7 (2020 PGA- 2022 Masters).
- Longest streak of top-10s – 4 (2021 PGA – 2022 Masters ).
Results in The Players Championship
- Tournament 2021 2022- The Players Championship – CUT T55 CUT = missed the halfway cut “T” indicates a tie for a place.
U.S. National Team Appearances
- Junior Ryder Cup: 2012 ( winners ).
- Spirit International: 2013 ( winners ).
- Eisenhower Trophy: 2016.
- Walker Cup: 2017 ( winners ).
- Ryder Cup: 2021 ( winners ) Also.
- 2019 Korn Ferry Tour Finals graduates.
- Lowest rounds of golf.
Q. Who is Scheffler’s wife?
Ans:- He is married to Meredith Schefﬂer.
Q.How much is Scottie Scheffler’s contract with Nike?
Ans:- Forbes estimates that Scheffler earned $6 million ( INR 47.10 Cr) in base pay and bonuses from sponsors that include Nike.