2017 Tournament Participant Profile

Scottie Scheffler Dallas, Texas

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Hometown: Dallas, Texas
High School: Highland Park

Honors
2017 U.S. Open Low Amateur
2017 Golfweek All-America First Team
2017 PING All-Region
2017 All-Big 12
2017 Ben Hogan Award Watch List
2016 World Amateur Team selection
2016 U.S. Open qualifier
2016 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
2015 Phil Mickelson Freshman of the Year
2015 Big 12 Newcomer of the Year
2015 PING All-America Second Team
2015 All-Freshmen Team
2015 All-Big 12 First Team
SGA National Amateur of the Month (April)
2015 Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

JUNIOR (2016-17)
• won the individual stroke play round at the East Lake Cup
• six top-three finishes
• fired 11 rounds in the 60s
• shot 24 of 37 rounds at or under par
• counted 34 of 37 rounds towards the team score

EAST LAKE CUP MATCH PLAY
Feagles (Illinois) def. Scheffler (UT), 3&1
Scheffler (UT) def. Gordon (Vanderbilt), 1UP

SOPHOMORE (2015-16)
• posted a season-low ninth-place finish at the Big 12 Championship
• finished in the top-25 eight times
• carded a career-low 65 at The Maxwell
• shot 18 of 40 rounds at or under par
• fired seven rounds in the 60s

NCAA MATCH PLAY
Kwon (OU) def. Scheffler (UT), 4&3
Scheffler (UT) def. Crocker (USC), 1UP
Scheffler (UT) def. Wise (UO), 4&3

FRESHMAN (2014-15)

• medaled in back-to-back tournaments after winning the Western Intercollegiate followed by the Big 12 Championship
• only player to play in every event during the season
• recorded a scoring average 71.24, second-best on the team
• fired a season-low 66 in the first round of the Western Intercollegiate
• member of all of Texas’ winning teams
• carded 21 under-par rounds on the season, the best mark on the team
• posted six top-10 finishes on the year

NCAA MATCH PLAY
Scheffler (UT) vs. Sugimoto (USC), A/S through 18

NATIONALLY
• currently 34th in the World Amateur Golf Rankings

BEFORE TEXAS
• finished his junior career ranked No. 1 in the AJGA Polo Golf Rankings after totaling three years of Rolex Junior All-America honors
• three-time UIL Class 4A state individual champion (2012-14)
• No. 1 junior player in Golfweek’s Class of 2014 when he signed his National Letter of Intent
• participated in the FedEx St. Jude Classic (MC) and the HP Byron Nelson Championship (T-22) on the PGA TOUR in 2014 on sponsorship exemptions
• finished with a share of third at the 2014 Northeast Amateur Invitational at Wannamoisett CC in Rhode Island
• qualified for match play at the 2014 Western Amateur along with Texas teammate Beau Hossler and Doug Ghim. Scheffler was defeated in the quarterfinals.
• qualified for the 2014 U.S. Amateur match play where he was defeated in the round of 64
• finished fourth at the 2014 Terra Cotta Invitational at Naples National Golf Club in Florida
• 2013 AJGA Rolex Junior Player of the Year
• won the 2013 U.S. Junior Amateur at Martis Camp Club before becoming only the second reigning U.S. Junior winner since 1986 to reach the quarterfinals of the Amateur at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass.
• finished within the top 10 in all starts in AJGA events during the 2013 season, including two runner-up finishes
• in 2012, he set or tied course records at two different courses in the Dallas area after breaking Northwood Club’s course record previously set by Hunter Mahan with a 10-under 61 and tying Dallas Country Club’s record of 9-under 61 just days later
• posted four top-10 AGJA finishes in seven starts during the 2012 season, including a runner-up finish at the Polo Golf Junior Classic

PERSONAL
• Interested in Business.