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Xander Schauffele

Profession: Golfer

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Won the British Open in 2018 and came runner-up in the US Masters in 2019.

Born: October 25, 1993
Birthplace: San Diego, California, USA
Age: 27 years old

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio

Historical Events

  • 2017-09-24 Tour Championship Men's Golf, East Lake GC: Xander Schauffele wins rich season-ending event by 1 stroke from Justin Thomas
  • 2018-05-13 PGA Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: American Webb Simpson wins by 4 strokes from Xander Schauffele, Charl Schwartzel and Jimmy Walker
  • 2019-04-14 83rd US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Tiger Woods wins his 5th Masters title by 1 stroke from Xander Schauffele, Dustin Johnson & Brooks Koepka; Woods' 15th major and first in 11 years
  • 2019-08-25 Tour Championship, Men's Golf, East Lake GC: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland wins by 4 strokes from Xander Schauffele; biggest winner's prize in golf, US$15m
  • 2020-09-07 Tour Championship, Men's Golf, East Lake GC: Dustin Johnson wins by 3 strokes from Xander Schauffele & Justin Thomas; claims FedEx Cup, equal biggest winner's prize in golf, US$15m

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