Xander Schauffele

Xander Schauffele

(ZAN-der SHAW-fa-lay)

Height: 5'10" (1.78 m)
Weight: 175 (79 kg)
Age: 28 (October 25, 1993)
Birthplace: La Jolla, California
Residence: Las Vegas, Nevada
Family: Wife, Maya Lowe

Education: San Diego State University (2015, Social Sciences)
Special Interests: Food and wine
Turned Professional: 2015
City plays from: San Diego, CA, United States


Exempt Status


PGA TOURWinner, World Golf Championships (thru 2026-27)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (7):
2017 (2) The Greenbrier Classic, TOUR Championship. 2019 (2) World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions, Sentry Tournament of Champions. 2022 (3) Zurich Classic of New Orleans, Travelers Championship, Genesis Scottish Open.
International Victories (1):
2020 Olympic Games.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

61 - 2022 AT&T Byron Nelson (Round 4)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#1 : 2021 Waste Management Phoenix Open

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#4 : 2021 THE NORTHERN TRUST

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,700,000 : 2019 World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions (Finished 1)

2021-22 Season Highlights


Won three times, with victories at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, Travelers Championship and Genesis Scottish Open, and went on to finish No. 4 in the FedExCup standings. Marked his sixth consecutive appearance at the TOUR Championship and fifth time finishing in the top five in the FedExCup in that span. Was his third season on TOUR with multiple victories and first with three or more. Won the Travelers Championship and Genesis Scottish Open in back-to-back starts, winning in consecutive starts for the second time in his career. Was one of five players to collect three or more victories and one of three players to win in back-to-back starts. Finished the FedExCup Regular Season No. 4 in the FedExCup standings, earning a bonus of $2.2 million via the Comcast Business TOUR TOP 10. Earned one of the six automatic qualifying spots for the United States in the 2022 Presidents Cup.

PGA TOUR
WM Phoenix Open - Finished T3 at the WM Phoenix Open, his second consecutive top-five finish at the tournament. Led the field Strokes Gained: Tee-To-Green at 3.285 per round, averaging more than 3.2 in an event for the first time in his career. Zurich Classic of New Orleans - Earned his fifth career PGA TOUR title at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, teaming with partner Patrick Cantlay to win the event in wire-to-wire fashion. The duo became the first in tournament history to break 60 in either format with a first-round 59 in Four-ball. Victory came in his 129th career start at the age of 28 years, 5 months, 30 days. Recorded eight runner-up finishes between his fourth and fifth career wins (2019 Sentry Tournament of Champions, 2022 Zurich Classic of New Orleans). AT&T Byron Nelson - Carded a final-round 61 to finish T5 at the AT&T Byron Nelson, marking his first career score of 61 or better on TOUR. Entered the second round T107 and played the first three holes of the round in 3-over before playing the remaining 51 holes in 26-under. Travelers Championship - Earned his sixth career PGA TOUR title and second of the season with a win at the Travelers Championship. Marked his first individual stroke-play title since the 2019 Sentry Tournament of Champions. Held the lead after the second and third rounds and converted a 54-hole lead/co-lead to victory for the first time in his TOUR career. Led the field in Par-3 Scoring Average. Genesis Scottish Open - Won the Genesis Scottish Open by one stroke over Kurt Kitayama, earning his seventh PGA TOUR title and third of the season. Victory came in his first start after winning the Travelers Championship. Became the fifth American to win the Genesis Scottish Open and first since Rickie Fowler in 2015. Improved to 2-for-6 with the 54-hole lead/co-lead in his career on TOUR. The 2022 Genesis Scottish Open was the first tournament co-sanctioned by the PGA TOUR and DP World Tour as part of the organizations' Strategic Alliance. BMW Championship - Finished T3 at the BMW Championship, his second top-five at the event. Made two eagles, tied with Taylor Pendrith for most in the field. Paired in all four rounds with champion Patrick Cantlay, with whom he paired to win the Zurich Classic of New Orleans earlier in the season.

National Team Selections


Presidents Cup : 2019, 2022 Ryder Cup : 2020 Olympic Games : 2020

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 1 - 2)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 139 482 7 10 7 39 84 116 23 $30,451,257
2022 21 72 3 2 7 15 19 2 4 $7,427,299
2021 22 76 3 1 8 16 20 2 5 $5,240,653
2020 18 70 3 1 7 16 17 1 2 $3,813,636
2019 21 74 2 2 1 6 14 18 3 2 $5,609,456
2018 27 93 2 2 7 12 22 5 15 $4,047,538
2017 28 92 2 4 11 20 8 3 $4,312,674
2016 2 5 2
(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 CUT CUT T13 T14 T15 T35
2021 CUT T17 CUT 5 T26 T18 T46 T39
2020 CNL T10 2 (P) T6 T14
2019 CUT T2 T16 T3 T41 1 (P) T24 T27 T14
2018 T2 T50 T35 T6 T2 T46 T17 68 T18
2017 CUT T5 T20 T13
FedExCup Playoffs
FedEx St. Jude Championship Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2022 T57 T3 4
2021 T16 T49 T5
2020 T25 T25 T2
2019 CUT T19 2
2018 CUT T49 T3 T7
2017 T17 T53 T20 1

Personal


  • Although born in La Jolla, California, he belongs to four nationalities. His mother is from Chinese Taipei (but grew up in Japan) and is father is half-French and half-German.
  • Plays out of Bernardo Heights Country Club in San Diego.
  • His father, Stefan, was an elite athlete in Germany before he was hit by a drunk-driver in a head-on collision which ended his dreams of being an Olympic athlete.
  • Is part of golf's high school Class of 2011 that includes, among others, Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas and Daniel Berger.