25-year-old Scottie Scheffler, the world’s top-ranked player, won the 2022 Masters golf tournament Sunday at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., capturing his first major championship on the PGA Tour. Scheffler shot a 1-under 71 in the final round, and finished at 10-under 278 for the tournament to claim the green jacket and the $2.7 million prize from the $15 million purse.

Scheffler finished three strokes ahead of runner-up Rory McIlroy. Said Scheffler: “I never made it this far. It was just a dream of being here and competing. I can’t put into words what it means that I’ll be able to come back here for a lifetime.”

With Sunday’s victory, Scheffler became the fourth player over the last 50 years to win four PGA Tour events in a single season before the end of April, joining David Duval (1999), Tom Watson (1980) and Johnny Miller (1974).

Editorial credit: Danny E Hooks / Shutterstock.com

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes:

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>