Scottie Scheffler

Scottie Scheffler

Height: 6'3" (1.9 m)
Weight: 200 (91 kg)
Age: 26 (June 21, 1996)
Birthplace: Ridgewood, New Jersey
Residence: Dallas, Texas
Family: Wife, Meredith

Education: University of Texas (2018, Finance)
Turned Professional: 2018
City plays from: Dallas, TX, United States


Exempt Status


PGA TOURWinner, Masters Tournament (thru 2026-27)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (4):
2022 (4) WM Phoenix Open, Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard, World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play, Masters Tournament.
Korn Ferry Tour Victories (2):
2019 (2) Evans Scholars Invitational, Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

59 - 2020 THE NORTHERN TRUST (Round 2)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#1 : 2022 U.S. Open

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#1 : 2022 U.S. Open

Career Largest Paycheck:

$2,700,000 : 2022 Masters Tournament (Finished 1)

2021-22 Season Highlights


Earned his first four PGA TOUR titles in a span of six starts, including his first major championship title, winning the WM Phoenix Open, Arnold Palmer Invitational, World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play and Masters Tournament. Moved to No. 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking for the first time in his career following the third victory (March 27), becoming the 25th player in the OWGR era to reach the No. 1 position (est. 1986), and won in his first start as World No. 1 (Masters Tournament). Became the first player to win four times in a six-start stretch since Jason Day in 2015. Became the second player (ninth instance) to win four times in a PGA TOUR season, including a major and World Golf Championships event, and first since Tiger Woods in 2008. Became the first player to earn four victories in a PGA TOUR season by the conclusion of the Masters Tournament since David Duval in 1999. Following his T2 at the U.S. Open, broke Jordan Spieth's record for most official money earned in a PGA TOUR season.

PGA TOUR
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Houston Open - Held the outright 54-hole lead at the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Houston Open before finishing T2. Marked his second career runner-up on TOUR and first since the 2021 World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play. WM Phoenix Open - Earned his first PGA TOUR victory at the WM Phoenix Open, defeating Patrick Cantlay in a playoff with a birdie on the third extra hole (No. 18). Won in his first playoff on TOUR in his 71st start at the age of 25 years, 7 months, 23 days. Became the fifth first-time winner of the season and the 13th first-time winner in tournament history. Led the field in Birdies (26). Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard - Won the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard by one stroke, earning his second PGA TOUR title 21 days after his first. Recorded a 72-hole total of 5-under (283), the highest relative to par by a TOUR winner since the 2020 BMW Championship (Jon Rahm, -4). Final-round 72 marked the highest finish by a winner on TOUR (in non-majors) since the 2020 Memorial Tournament presented by Workday (Rahm, 75). Moved to No. 1 in the FedExCup standings and inside the top five in the Official World Golf Ranking for the first time in his career. Became the second player to win multiple times on the season, joining Hideki Matsuyama. World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play - Defeated Kevin Kisner, 4 and 3, in the Championship Match to win the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play, earning his third career PGA TOUR victory and third in a five-start stretch. Became the first player to win three times during the season. Victory came 42 days after his first (WM Phoenix Open); became the first player to go 42 days or fewer between his first and third career victories since David Duval in 1997. Became the first player to win the event after losing in the Championship Match the year prior since Kevin Kisner in 2019 and the first to win a TOUR event a year after finishing runner-up since Dustin Johnson at the 2020 Masters Tournament. Entered the week at No. 1 in the FedExCup standings, becoming the first such player to win on TOUR since Justin Thomas at the 2020 WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational (not including TOUR Championship). Moved to No. 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking for the first time in his career. Masters Tournament - Collected his first major championship title and fourth PGA TOUR win in a six-start stretch, winning the Masters Tournament by three strokes over Rory McIlroy. Entered the week No. 1 in the FedExCup standings and Official World Golf Ranking. Became the sixth World No. 1 to win the Masters and sixth player to win in his first PGA TOUR start as World No. 1. Became the first player to win on TOUR and win a major in his next start since Jordan Spieth in 2017. Became the first player to win in consecutive starts during the FedExCup Regular Season since Brendon Todd in 2019. Charles Schwab Challenge - Held at least a share of the lead after each of the first three rounds of the Charles Schwab Challenge before falling in a playoff to Sam Burns. Did not make a birdie (or better) in the final round, the second such round of his PGA TOUR career and first since the 2016 U.S. Open (R2). Fell to 1-1 in playoffs on TOUR. Marked his second runner-up of the season and the third of his career. U.S. Open - Finished T2 at the U.S. Open, earning his third runner-up of the season. Holed out for eagle twice and was the only player in the field to record multiple eagles.

National Team Selections


Ryder Cup : 2020 Walker Cup : 2017 Eisenhower Trophy : 2016

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 1 - 1)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 82 276 4 4 3 24 45 65 17 $20,400,827
2022 19 64 4 3 9 14 17 2 1 $12,896,849
2021 29 98 1 1 8 16 24 5 22 $4,505,589
2020 23 82 2 7 13 18 5 5 $2,833,438
2019 4 14 1 3 1 $139,871
2018 2 4 1 1 $25,080
2018 1 (A) 2 1
2017 1 (A) 4 1
2016 1 (A) 2 1
2014 2 (A) 6 1 1 1
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession
2022 T55 1 CUT T2 1
2021 CUT T19 T8 T8 2 14 5
2020 CNL T4 T15 T26
2019 CUT
2017 T27
2016 CUT
FedExCup Playoffs
FedEx St. Jude Championship Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2021 T43 T22 T22
2020 T4 T20 5

Personal


  • Born and raised in Dallas, Texas. Won three straight individual state titles, joining Jordan Spieth as the only players to accomplish that feat at the time.
  • Has three sisters: Callie, Sara and Molly. Callie played golf at Texas A&M and caddied for her brother as he competed in U.S. Opens as an amateur.
  • Played collegiate golf at the University of Texas where his teammates included Beau Hossler, Kramer Hickok and Doug Ghim.
  • Is involved with Triumph Over Kid Cancer, an organization started by his childhood friend, James Ragan, who passed away at the age of 20.
  • Loves to play pickup basketball.