Scottie Scheffler Wins the Masters


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AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 10: Scottie Scheffler poses with the Masters trophy during the Green Jacket Ceremony after winning the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2022 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Jack Butts, Sports Editor

Scottie Scheffler is currently the number one golfer in the world and proved that he deserved that title this week at the Masters.

Scheffler, only 25, grew up playing golf in Texas and attended the University of Texas. Scheffler earned his first win nearly a year ago and has won four out of the last six tournaments he has played in, making him the only player in history to do that.

Scheffler’s career started off slow, having to gain PGA tour status through the Korn Ferry Tour and then having not won on the PGA tour in four years. Scheffler has shown he belongs at the top of the ranking due to his great success recently and doesn’t seem like he will be slowing down anytime soon.

This year’s Masters was Scheffler’s first major victory and was played on the most difficult course in some very difficult conditions. Scheffler shot 67 in his second round which is -5 at Augusta National which led to him having a five-shot heading into the weekend which helped him earn his first major victory.

Scheffler shot a total of -10 and never shot over par in any of the four rounds. Scheffler was one of the only players in the field to shoot under par in every round which helped lead him to his first green jacket.

When asked about his nerves before his final round on Sunday Scheffler said, “I felt so overwhelmed this morning that I sat on the floor thinking if I was even ready to compete.” This shows how Scheffler had to overcome his emotions which he did and is a main reason why he won and netted the 2.7 million dollars after his win.

Scheffler looks to continue his winning streak and intends in playing the RBC Heritage Open this week.