Over the past few seasons, perhaps no one has had a greater impact on the PGA Tour then world No. 1 Scottie Scheffler. Since 2022, he has racked up a dozen wins, capturing major tournaments and cementing his status as the game's best athlete.

Find out more about his career as he looks to add Olympic Champion to his résumé.

Career highlights

How was Scottie Scheffler’s junior career?

Scottie Scheffler had a standout career as a junior athlete, making a name for himself as the nation’s top junior golfer. As a student at Highland Park High School, Scheffler won three consecutive individual state titles from 2012-2014. Following his win at the 2013 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship, he was the nation’s top ranked junior golfer in 2014.

Where did Scottie Scheffler go to college?

Scottie Scheffler went to the University of Texas, Austin, where he spent four seasons competing with the Longhorns. After winning the 2015 Phil Michelson Freshman of the Year Award, he helped Texas to three Big 12 championship wins and three NCAA championship final appearances. He graduated in 2018 with a degree in finance.

When did Scottie Scheffler turn pro?

Scottie Scheffler went pro in 2018 after graduating from college. He spent the 2019 season playing on the Korn Ferry Tour where he dominated, leading the tour’s playoffs in points and sweeping the Korn Ferry Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year awards. His play secured him a spot on the PGA Tour in 2020.

How many tournaments has Scottie Scheffler won?

Scottie Scheffler has won 12 PGA Tour tournaments, along with 2 Major Championship wins and 2 Player Championship wins. His first win came at the 2022 WM Phoenix Open, and he followed two months later with his first Masters victory. He is the first player since Dustin Johnson to win 10 or more times on the PGA Tour over the course of three seasons.

How many times has Scottie Scheffler won the Masters?

Scottie Scheffler has won the Masters tournament twice: his first win came in 2022, a few months after his first PGA Tour win, while his second victory came in 2024 amid a phenomenal season.

What awards has Scottie Scheffler won?

Scottie Scheffler was named the Jack Nicklaus Award Winner for PGA Tour Player of the Year in both the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 seasons. He is the first player to win the award in consecutive seasons since Tiger Woods won from 2005-2007.

Road to Paris

Is Scottie Scheffler going to the Olympics?

Scottie Scheffler has qualified for the 2024 Paris Games where he will be making his Olympic debut. He is one of the favorites to win gold. 

How is Scottie Scheffler playing in 2024?

Scottie Scheffler is currently having a historic 2024 season leading up to the Olympic Games. In 15 events so far this season, he has six wins, two second-place finishes and 13 top-10 results. His six wins are the most in a season since Tiger Woods won six during the 2009 season, and the most before July since Arnold Palmer won six back in 1962.

What is Scottie Scheffler's world ranking?

Scottie Scheffler is currently the No. 1 ranked golfer in the world. He first achieved the world No. 1 spot in March 2022.