He is the world number 1 and an all-round champion, even in box office. Scottie Scheffler is the revelation of golf, an earnings phenomenon as well. With second place at the US Open, he hit the $ 12,896,849 cash-in in 2022 which is the record for tournament winnings in a single season for a golfer.
The American managed to surpass the previous record of Jordan Spieth (12 million in 2015) but also of Tiger Woods (10.8 million in 2007).
Scottie Scheffler, stats
The "very normal people" of the green, between faith and results, began his escalation last February with the exploit at the Phoenix Open.
Then, in March, he won the Arnold Palmer and the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play. Then, in April came the consecration to The Masters. In the middle there are also many Top 10 who have now crowned him as the new Scrooge of the green.
Scottie Scheffler (Ridgewood, June 21, 1996) is an American golfer. He was born in the town of Ridgewood, in the state of New Jersey, on June 21, 1996 into a wealthy family, the son of Scott and Diane Scheffler. He became passionate about the world of golf as a child, playing at the city's Highland Park.
At the age of seven, he moved with his family to Dallas. He made his professional debut in 2019. With the victory of the first major in career in April 2022, the Masters tournament achieves its fourth success in its first six starts: the time frame between the four wins, of 57 days, is the shortest in the history of the PGA Tour.
He also becomes the fifth golfer to win the aforementioned No. 1 tournament in the world rankings, after Ian Woosnam (1991), Fred Couples (1992), Tiger Woods (2001 and 02) and Dustin Johnson (2020). PGA Tour wins 1 February 13, 2022 WM Phoenix Open 68-71-62-67 = 268 −16 United States play-off Patrick Cantlay
2 March 6, 2022 Arnold Palmer Invitational 70-73-68-72 = 283 −5 1 shot England Tyrrell Hatton, United States Billy Horschel, Norway Viktor Hovland
3 March 27, 2022 WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play 4 and 3 United States Kevin Kisner
4 April 10, 2022 Masters Tournament 69-67-71-71 = 278 −10 3 shots Northern Ireland Rory McIlroy
Record in PGA Tour playoffs (1–0) 1 2022 WM Phoenix Open United States Patrick Cantlay Wins with a birdie on the third extra hole