Scottie Scheffler is an American professional golfer. He turned professional in 2018 and currently plays on the PGA Tour. As of August 2020, he has won 2 professional wins, 2019 Evans Scholars Invitational and 2019 Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship. He ranks at career-high World No. 45. He played collegiate golf at the University of Texas. He was named the Phil Mickelson Freshman of the Year in 2015. Having won two titles on Korn Ferry Tour in 2019, he was named Korn Ferry Tour Player of the Year in 2020.
He has over 3.5k followers on his Instagram @scottie.scheffler.
What is Scottie Scheffler Famous For?
- Named Phil Mickelson Freshman of the Year in 2015.
- Named Korn Ferry Tour Player of the Year in 2020.
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Where was Scottie Scheffler Born?
Scottie Scheffler was born on 21 June 1996. His birth place is in Ridgewood, New Jersey in the United States. He holds an American nationality. He was born to a father, Scott Scheffler, and a mother, Diane Scheffler. The family moved to Dallas, Texas when he was young. He has a sister named Sara.
He attended Highland Park High School, where he started playing golf. Following his high school graduation, he played college golf at the University of Texas. At college, he helped the team win three Big 12 championships.
Scottie Scheffler Career
- Scottie Scheffler won the U.S. Junior Amateur in 2013.
- In 2014, he won the Junior Invitational.
- He was part of U.S. team that won the Eisenhower Trophy in 2016.
- He was also the part of the U.S. team that won the 2017 Walker Cup.
- Scheffler qualified for his first U.S. Open in 2016.
- He qualified for his second U.S. Open in 2017. He survived a 4-for-3 playoff to earn a spot in the field.
- He finished as low amateur at 1-under-par, one stroke ahead of Cameron Champ at the 2017 U.S. Open.
- Through qualifying school, he earned his 2019 Web.com Tour.
- In the Evan Scholars Invitational, Scheffler fired a bogey-free, 9-under 63 – playing the back nine in 30 – to force a playoff with 54-hole leader Marcelo Rozo.
- He birdied the second extra hole for his first Web.com Tour victory.
- Scheffler won the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship in Columbus, Ohio in August 2019.
- He shot 4-under 67 in the final round at Ohio State University’s Scarlet Course for a two-shot victory.
- He totaled a 12-under 272 for the week and finished two shots ahead of Brendon Todd, Eau Hossler, and Ben Taylor.
- The Web.com Tour was renamed the Korn Ferry Tour in 2019 mid-season.
- He led both the Finals points list and the overall points list and earned a fully exempt PGA Tour card for the 2020 season.
- He reached the final at the 2020 PGA Championship. Collin Morikawa won the 2020 PGA Championship, where Scheffler tied for 4th place.
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Scottie Scheffler Engaged
Scottie Scheffler is not married yet, but he is engaged to Meredith Scudder. The couple started dating in 2014. Meredith attended Texas A&M. The couple got engaged in June 2020 and are planning to get married in December 2020.
How tall is Scottie Scheffler?
Scottie Scheffler stands at a height of 1.91 m i.e. 6 feet and 3 inches tall. He has an average body build. His eye color is light brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight.
Scottie Scheffler Net Worth
Scottie Scheffler is one of the rising golfers. He makes his income from his professional golf career. Having turned professional in 2018, he tied for 4th place at the 2020 PGA Championship. He has already won over $1.8 million in prize money, as of August 2020. The rising talent has a long road ahead of him. His net worth is estimated at $1 million at present. With his talent, he will surely earn a fortune in the coming years.