Xander Schauffele

Xander Schauffele

(ZAN-der SHAW-fa-lay)

Height: 5'10" (1.78 m)
Weight: 175 (79 kg)
Age: 26 (October 25, 1993)
Birthplace: La Jolla, California
Residence: San Diego, California
Family: Single

Education: San Diego State University (2015, Social Sciences)
Special Interests: Travel, good food
Turned Professional: 2015
City plays from: San Diego, CA, United States


Exempt Status


Winner, TOUR Championship (thru 2022-23)

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 : 2019 World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#6 : 2019 Desert Classic

Career Largest Paycheck:

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

2019-20 Season Highlights


With playoff losses at the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions and Sentry Tournament of Champions, became the first player since Tiger Woods in 2000 to finish runner-up in a title defense twice in a single season. Became the first player since 2014-15 (Paul Casey, Kevin Kisner) to lose multiple playoffs in a single season.

PGA TOUR
World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions - Fell in a playoff to Rory McIlroy in his title defense at the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions. Dropped to 1-1 for his career in playoffs. Marked his fifth runner-up on the PGA TOUR and first in a World Golf Championships event. Sentry Tournament of Champions - Lost to Justin Thomas in a playoff in his title defense at the Sentry Tournament of Champions, earning his second consecutive runner-up when defending a title. Fell to 1-2 in playoffs in his career. Led by one stroke after 36 and 54 holes. Fell to 0-for-2 in his career with the 36-hole lead/co-lead, while the 54-hole lead was the first of his career. Led the field in Greens in Regulation (83.33%), Scrambling (91.67%) and Par-4 Scoring Average (3.80). Charles Schwab Challenge - Held a one-stroke lead after 54 holes of the Charles Schwab Challenge before finishing T3, one stroke out of the playoff between Daniel Berger and Collin Morikawa. Fell to 0-for-2 with the outright 54-hole lead in his career and 0-for-3 with the 54-hole lead/co-lead.

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: 87 298 4 6 4 21 45 68 19 $16,729,893
2020 9 34 2 1 4 8 8 1 10 $2,760,224
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
Korn Ferry Tour (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD Priority Rank Earnings
Total: 25 81 2 4 7 15 10 $193,514
2016 23 75 2 4 7 14 9 31 $191,687
2015 2 6 1 1 $1,827
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Mexico WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv
2020 CNL 2 (P) T14
2019 CUT T2 T16 T3 T41 1 (P) T14 T24 T27
2018 T2 T50 T35 T6 T2 T46 T18 T17 68
2017 CUT T5 T20 T13
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
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.