Scottie Scheffler named PGA Tour Player of the Year for 2022

Florida [US]: Scottie Scheffler has been named the 2022 PGA TOUR Player of the Year. He was voted for the honour by the TOUR’s membership for the 2021-22 season.
Scheffler, the No. 1 gamer in the Authorities World Golf Ranking, led the TOUR with four success this season, including his very first significant champion title at the Master’s Competition. Scheffler, who spent 4 years on the men’s golf group at the University of Texas, got the Jack Nicklaus Honor for winning PGA scenic tour Gamer of the Year throughout an appearance on ESPN’s College GameDay before the Longhorns football group organized No. 1 Alabama in Austin.
In obtaining 89 per cent of the ballots, Scheffler was chosen for the honour over the other two candidates: Rory McIlroy as well as Cameron Smith.
Scheffler, 26, was the Gamer of the Year on the Korn Ferryboat Trip in 2019 and also won the Arnold Palmer Honor as PGA Trip Newbie of the Year in 2020. By being named PGA trip Player of the Year, he is the first gamer to win those three honors, doing so in the period of four periods. The awards were developed in 1990.
“In behalf of the PGA TRIP, congratulations to Scottie on his remarkable season and also extraordinary accomplishments,” claimed Commissioner Jay Monahan.
“Undoubtedly, among the greatest compliments a player can obtain is the recommendation from his peers, as well as the reality that Scottie’s season was both leading as well as consistent spoke volumes to the subscription. And as gratifying as it has actually been to see his advancement on the course over the last a number of years, we are similarly glad that Scottie has welcomed the role as an ambassador of the PGA excursion and the game of golf. With young celebrities like Scottie blazing a trail, the PGA excursion remains in fantastic hands for several years ahead,” he said.
Scheffler’s four victories came with the WM Phoenix Metro Open, Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard, World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play and also the Masters. He accumulated all four in six starts, ending up being the first gamer to win four times in a six-start stretch given that Jason Day throughout the 2014-15 period.
Just Tiger Woods (8 times) had actually formerly won four times, including a significant and also a WGC, in the very same period. Scheffler totalled 11 top-10 finishes in 25 beginnings on the period, consisting of runner-up coatings at the Tempo Financial Institution Houston Open, Charles Schwab Obstacle, the United State Open and also the Excursion Championship.
Scheffler held the lead in the FedExCup standings for 24 weeks, including the last 23 weeks of the FedExCup Normal Period, as well as went on to end up in a tie for second at the excursion Championship, getting $5.75 million in FedExCup Bonus offer Money.
With $14,046,910 in Official Cash, Scheffler earned the most in a solitary period in PGA trip background, a record formerly held by fellow previous Texas Longhorn Jordan Spieth ($12,030,465 in 2014-15). Along with his $5.75 million benefit for completing No. 2 in the FedExCup standings, Scheffler got $4 million using the Comcast Business TOUR TOP 10 for finishing the Regular Period as the FedExCup leader and $1 million for winning the season-long Aon Risk Award Obstacle. Between Official Money and also perk programs, Scheffler gained an overall of $24,796,910 this period.
Scheffler relocated to World No. 1 for the very first time in his job following his third victory (March 27), coming to be the 25th gamer in the OWGR period to get to the No. 1 position (est. 1986), and won in his very first beginning as World No. 1 (Masters). He kept his setting as World No. 1 via completion of the season as well as has actually held the leading spot for 24 successive weeks.

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