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Scottie Scheffler Win another Second Green Jacket with a Solid 68 in Masters

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Scottie Scheffler poses with the Masters trophy after the final round of the 2024 Masters Tournament.

Scottie Scheffler, the top-ranked golfer, showed his dominance in a thrilling back-nine showdown to secure his second Masters title. He clinched a commanding four-stroke win at Augusta National.

In March, Scheffler scored his second win at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. By ending the week at Bay Hill with a stellar 15-under par. That’s the lowest score since Rory McIlroy’s victory in 2018.

The very next week, Scheffler made history by clinching The Players Championship back-to-back. He nailed an impressive 8-under 64 in the final round, bouncing back from a five-shot deficit. That’s a tie for the biggest comeback by any Players Championship winner at TPC Sawgrass.

Just yesterday, on April 14, Scheffler pulled off another remarkable feat by winning his second Masters Tournament in three years. He finished with a total of 11-under par, leaving his competition behind by a four-shot margin, with Ludvig Åberg from Sweden trailing behind.

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I’m lost for words to describe what winning this tournament means to me,” Scheffler expressed.

Scheffler finished strong with birdies on three of the last six holes, shooting a remarkable four-under par 68. His total score after 72 holes on the challenging 7,555-yard course was 11-under 277, securing a four-stroke victory. Aberg trailed in second place with a score of 69, finishing on 281.

Among the contenders, two-time major winner Morikawa closed with a 74 to share third place with Homa and England’s Tommy Fleetwood, all finishing on 284.

“Staying calm and patient was key for me out there on the course,” Scheffler remarked. “I managed to pull off some crucial shots and putts to keep my momentum going.”

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By winning the Masters while holding the top spot in the world rankings. Scheffler joined Tiger Woods as the only other player to achieve this feat. At just 27 years old, Scheffler also became the fourth-youngest golfer to win the Masters multiple times. Following in the footsteps of Woods, Jack Nicklaus, and the late Seve Ballesteros.

Scottie Scheffler Career of 2022:

Scottie Scheffler poses with the Masters trophy after the final round of the 2022 Masters Tournament after getting his first green Jacket.
Scottie Scheffler poses with the Green Jacket after the final round of the 2022 Masters Tournament.

In early 2022, Scheffler’s journey to the top began with a thrilling victory at the WM Phoenix Open, clinching the win in a sudden-death playoff against Patrick Cantlay. Just three weeks later, he secured his second PGA Tour title at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Triumphing by a single stroke over Viktor Hovland, Billy Horschel, and Tyrrell Hatton.

Continuing his winning streak, Scheffler claimed the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play title in Austin, Texas, defeating Kevin Kisner in the final match. This remarkable achievement propelled him to the coveted world number one spot in the Official World Golf Ranking.

On April 10, 2022, Scheffler attached his name in golf history by winning the prestigious Masters Tournament. Besting Rory McIlroy by three strokes. Joining an elite group of golfers, he became only the fifth player to win the Masters as the world number one. A feat previously accomplished by legends like Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson.

Despite his earlier successes, Scheffler faced disappointment at the 2022 PGA Championship, missing the cut. However, he showcased resilience, finishing tied for second at the U.S. Open, just one stroke behind the winner, Matt Fitzpatrick.

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Heading into the 2022 Tour Championship as the FedEx Cup standings leader, Scheffler started strong, holding a two-stroke lead. Despite extending his lead to six strokes after 54 holes, a final-round stumble led to a heartbreaking loss by one stroke to Rory McIlroy, tying the PGA Tour record for the largest 54-hole lead blown.

In recognition of his outstanding performances throughout the season, Scheffler was honored with the 2022 PGA Tour Player of the Year award. By receiving the prestigious Jack Nicklaus Award for the first time.

Representing the U.S. team at the 2022 Presidents Cup. Scheffler faced challenges, losing three of the four matches he played and tying the other. But his contributions to the team were invaluable nonetheless.

Scottie Scheffler Career 2023:

Scottie Scheffler poses with the Masters trophy after the final round of the 2023 Masters Tournament.
Scottie Scheffler poses with the Masters trophy after the final round of the 2023 Masters Tournament.

In February 2023, Scheffler secured a back-to-back victory at the WM Phoenix Open. He finished strong with a final-round 6-under 65 to beat Nick Taylor by two strokes. This win propelled him back to the number one spot in the Official World Golf Ranking.

March brought another triumph for Scheffler as he dominated The Players Championship, clinching victory by an impressive five-stroke margin. This victory marked his second time reaching the top spot in the world rankings for the year. It was the biggest winning margin in The Players Championship since 2006. Scheffler’s achievement of winning both the Masters Tournament and The Players Championship within a 12-month period placed him in esteemed company alongside golf legends Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus.

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PGA Championship:

Returning as the defending champion at the 2023 Masters Tournament in April, Scheffler finished tied for 10th place. At the 2023 PGA Championship in May, a stellar final-round performance with a score of 65 saw him tie for 2nd place. It was just two strokes behind Brooks Koepka, propelling him once again to the top of the world rankings. Scheffler continued his strong performance with a 3rd-place finish at the 2023 U.S. Open in June.

Throughout the 2022–23 season, Scheffler showcased remarkable consistency, recording an impressive streak. The streak of 18 consecutive top-12 finishes, a feat only surpassed by Tiger Woods in 2000–01. As the leader in the FedEx Cup standings for the second consecutive year. Scheffler entered the Tour Championship with a starting score of 10-under-par and a two-stroke lead over Viktor Hovland. Despite finishing tied for sixth place, he remained 16 strokes behind the eventual winner, Hovland.

In September, Scheffler represented the U.S. team at the 2023 Ryder Cup in Rome, Italy. Despite his efforts, the European team emerged victorious with a 16.5–11.5 win. Scheffler’s performance included a tie in his Sunday singles match against Jon Rahm and a notable defeat in the Saturday morning foursome match, where the European pair of Ludvig Åberg and Viktor Hovland secured the biggest victory in an 18-hole match in Ryder Cup history by defeating Scheffler and Brooks Koepka 9 and 7.

Wrapping up the year on a high note, Scheffler claimed victory at the Hero World Challenge in December, an unofficial event on the PGA Tour featuring a 20-man field. This win marked a successful conclusion to a remarkable year for Scheffler, who had previously finished as runner-up in the tournament in both of the preceding two years.

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Korn Ferry Tour Player of the Year:

Scottie Scheffler was named 2019 Korn Ferry Tour Player of the Year in a vote of his peers, it was announced at the PGA TOUR’s Houston Open.
Scottie Scheffler was named 2019 Korn Ferry Tour Player of the Year in a vote of his peers, it was announced at the PGA TOUR’s Houston Open.

On May 26, 2019, Scheffler pulled off a remarkable feat at the Evans Scholars Invitational, shooting an impressive bogey-free, 9-under 63. With a spectacular back nine performance of 30, he forced a playoff with 54-hole leader Marcelo Rozo. Scheffler sealed his victory by birdieing the second extra hole, claiming his first-ever Web.com Tour (now known as the Korn Ferry Tour) title.

Continuing his winning streak, Scheffler triumphed at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship on August 18, 2019. In the final round at Ohio State University’s Scarlet Course, he shot a solid 4-under 67, securing a two-shot victory. Scheffler finished the week at a total of 12-under 272, two shots ahead of Brendon Todd, Beau Hossler, and Ben Taylor. This victory was part of the Korn Ferry Tour Finals, where Scheffler not only topped the Finals points list but also led the overall points list, earning himself a fully exempt PGA Tour card for the 2020 season. His outstanding performance throughout the season earned him the title of Korn Ferry Tour Player of the Year.

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