Xander Schauffele

Xander Schauffele

(ZAN-der SHAW-fa-lay)

Height: 5'10" (1.78 m)
Weight: 175 (79 kg)
Age: 27 (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, TOUR Championship (thru 2023-24)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (4):
2017 (2) The Greenbrier Classic, TOUR Championship. 2019 (2) World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions, Sentry Tournament of Champions.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

62 - 2019 Sentry Tournament of Champions (Round 4)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#1 : 2021 Waste Management Phoenix Open

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#4 : 2021 AT&T Byron Nelson

Career Largest Paycheck:

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

2020-21 Season Highlights


PGA TOUR
U.S. Open - Finished solo-fifth at the U.S. Open in September, his fourth result of T6 or better at the U.S. Open in his fourth start at the event. THE CJ CUP @ SHADOW CREEK - Finished solo-second at THE CJ CUP @ SHADOW CREEK, his third consecutive top-five on TOUR. Held a three-stroke lead after two rounds, falling to 0-for-3 in his career converting the 36-hole lead/co-lead to victory. Made six consecutive birdies in the second round, the second streak of six or more in his career (first: 2018 THE CJ CUP). Sentry Tournament of Champions - With a T5 at the Sentry Tournament of Champions, earned his third consecutive top-five at the event. Made three eagles, tied with Ryan Palmer for most in the field. Farmers Insurance Open - Finished T2 at the Farmers Insurance Open after one made cut in five previous starts in the event. Marked his seventh runner-up on TOUR since his win at the 2019 Sentry Tournament of Champions. Waste Management Phoenix Open - Earned his second consecutive runner-up on TOUR, finishing T2 at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Became the second player during the season to finish runner-up in consecutive weeks, joining Joaquin Niemann. Moved to No. 1 in the FedExCup standings following the week. Fell to 0-for-4 when holding the 36-hole lead/co-lead on TOUR and 0-for-4 with the 54-hole lead/co-lead. Masters Tournament - Finished T3 at the Masters Tournament in April, earning his sixth top-five in a major championship. Played in the final pairing in the final round and made four consecutive birdies (Nos. 12-15) to cut Hideki Matsuyama's lead to two strokes before hitting his tee shot at No. 16 in the water and making a triple bogey. Marked his first triple bogey in a major championship (1,042nd hole). Co-led the field in Par-5 Scoring Average (4.25). U.S. Open - Finished T7 at the U.S. Open in June, his fifth top-10 in five starts at the event.

National Team Selections


Presidents Cup : 2019

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: 114 394 4 10 5 31 67 93 21 $22,805,763
2021 18 60 3 1 7 14 16 2 10 $5,022,458
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
2021 CUT T17 CUT 5 T26 T18 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
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
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.