Scott Alexander Scheffler, born June 21, 1996, is a PGA Tour professional golfer from the United States.
He is the current world number one, having attained the position in the Official World Golf Ranking in March 2022 and holding it for a total of 32 weeks.
He has one major title, the 2022 Masters Tournament.
In addition, he won the 2023 Players Championship.
Early life and Education
Scott Scheffler is an American professional golfer who was born on June 21, 1996, in Ridgewood, New Jersey.
He grew up in Dallas and went to Highland Park High School.
Scheffler began playing golf at an early age and swiftly rose to become one of Texas’ finest junior golfers.
He won several competitions, including the 2013 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship, one of the world’s most prominent junior golf championships.
Scheffler graduated from Highland Park High School in 2014 and went on to play college golf for the Texas Longhorns at the University of Texas at Austin.
He was a three-time All-American at Texas and won five individual titles.
Scheffler became professional in 2017 and began playing on the Korn Ferry Tour, the PGA Tour’s developmental tour.
He had a strong debut season, ranking fourth in earnings and earning a PGA Tour card for the following season.
Scottie Scheffler is an American professional golfer who has had a successful career thus far.
He has competed on both the Korn Ferry Tour and the PGA Tour after becoming professional in 2017.
Scheffler had a breakout year on the Korn Ferry Tour in 2018, winning twice and finished fourth on the money list.
This performance earned him a spot on the PGA Tour for the 2019 season.
Scheffler had a strong debut season on the PGA Tour.
He ended with seven top-10 finishes, including a runner-up result at The American Express Championship, and was ranked 18th in the FedEx Cup standings.
Scheffler continues to perform well on the PGA Tour in 2020.
He finished 22nd in the FedEx Cup standings after five top-10 finishes. He also qualified for the US Open, where he tied for fourth place.
World number one, Masters champion
Scheffler won the WM Phoenix Open on the third hole of a sudden-death playoff against Patrick Cantlay on February 13, 2022.
He won his second PGA Tour championship three weeks later at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando, Florida.
He defeated Viktor Hovland, Billy Horschel, and Tyrrell Hatton by one stroke.
Scheffler won the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play three weeks later in Austin, Texas, defeating Kevin Kisner in the final match.
With this victory, Scheffler ascended to the top of the Official World Golf Ranking.
Scheffler won the Masters Tournament by three shots over Rory McIlroy on April 10, 2022.
Scheffler joined Ian Woosnam (1991), Fred Couples (1992), Tiger Woods (2001, 2002), and Dustin Johnson as the sixth golfer to begin the Master’s Tournament ranked No. 1 in the world and go on to win the Masters (2020).
Scottie Scheffler is an American professional golfer who tries to keep his personal life secret.
He rarely discusses his personal life in interviews or on social media, and little is known about his family, relationships, or interests.
In interviews, Scheffler stated that his father, Scott Scheffler, is his coach and has been essential in his development as a golfer.
He has also stated that he is a Dallas Cowboys fan and enjoys watching football.
In addition, through his foundation, the Scottie Scheffler Foundation, Scheffler is interested in charity activity.
The foundation is dedicated to assisting organizations that help children and families in need.