Scottie Scheffler has been named the 2022 PGA Tour Player of the Year after a memorable year that saw him becoming world number one and win his first major.
He won four times in the 2021/22 season, was runner-up to Rory McIlroy in the season-ending Tour Championship and was the clear choice for Player of the Year among his fellow professionals, who vote for the winner.
It was Scheffler’s third in end of year award in four years having also been named Player of the Year on the Korn Ferry Tour in 2019 and PGA Tour Rookie of the Year in 2020, when receiving the Arnold Palmer Award
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Scottie Scheffler Player of the Year Award Reaction
“That’s pretty cool,” Scheffler said. “I don’t have much to say. I definitely was not expecting that. But it means a lot to me.”
In a news release, PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan added: “On behalf of the PGA Tour, congratulations to Scottie on his remarkable season and his unprecedented achievements.
“Undoubtably, one of the highest compliments a player can receive is the endorsement from his peers, and the fact that Scottie’s season was both dominant and consistent spoke volumes to the membership.
“And as gratifying as it has been to see his development on the course over the last several years, we are equally thankful that Scottie has embraced the role as an ambassador of the PGA Tour and the game of golf.
“With young stars like Scottie leading the way, the PGA Tour is in great hands for many years to come.”
Scottie Scheffler 2021/22 Season Results
Scheffler won four times in the 2021/22 season, more than any other player on the PGA Tour.
His biggest win came when landing his first major with victory in the 2022 Masters at Augusta, making it four wins in six starts in the process.
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