Scottie Scheffler entered 2022 still seeking his first PGA Tour win.
The calendar hasn’t even flipped to April yet and Scheffler is now a three-time winner on the PGA Tour.
Veteran caddie Ted Scott, who used to work for Bubba Watson, has been on the bag for all three of those wins, including Sunday at Austin Country Club.
Scott clearly takes great pride in helping his guy reach the finish line.
“I think I have a servant’s heart. I just like helping people. That’s why I coach golf,” Scott told John Rathouz of the Caddie Network the day after the victory. “When you get to help someone else achieve what they want to do, it’s so rewarding.”
Scheffler made the final of the Match Play a year ago, falling to Billy Horschel. Scheffler eliminated Horschel in the Round of 16 this time around. Scheffler then knocked out Seamus Power, Dustin Johnson and Kevin Kisner to win it all.
“Seeing how hard Scottie Scheffler works and seeing how dedicated he is to getting better and improving and winning. … it’s a joy. There’s no other way to describe it. To serve someone and try to help them achieve what they want to do, and then when they do it, it’s pretty freakin’ awesome.”
Scheffler ascended to No. 1 in the world ranking Monday, joining Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm, Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas and Tiger Woods as the only golfers to reach the pinnacle at age 25 or younger.
Here’s a closer look at the golf equipment Scottie Scheffler used to win the Match Play.
DRIVER: TaylorMade Stealth Plus+ (8 degrees), with Fujikura Ventus Black 7X shaft.
FAIRWAY WOOD: TaylorMade Stealth 3HL (16.5 degrees), with Fujikura Ventus Black 8X shaft
IRONS: Srixon ZU85 (3), with Nippon Pro Modus3 Hybrid Tour X, Srixon ZX7 (4), TaylorMade P-7TW (5-PW), with True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100 shafts.
WEDGES: Titleist Vokey Design SM8 (50, 56, 60 degrees), with True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400 shafts.
PUTTER: Scotty Cameron Special Select Timeless Tour prototype
BALL: Titleist Pro V1
GRIPS: Golf Pride Tour Velvet
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