Scottie Scheffler’s majors timeline: Breaking down golfer’s last major win, Masters history and more

To those who followed Scottie Scheffler in the weeks leading up to the Masters, the 27-year-old might feel inevitable.

Scheffler has been dominant in 2024, winning two PGA Tour events and finishing second in another in the month of March alone. In an era without a definitive face of the sport beyond aging stars, Scheffler is making his case.

The majors define a legacy when all is said and done. Scheffler has the talent and the composure, but it won’t be until he starts stacking some more major wins that he enters the same conversation as the greats. Sunday represents a massive opportunity for Scheffler to capture a win that could pad his legacy for years to come as he seeks another Masters victory.

Here’s a look back at Scheffler’s history at the Masters and other majors entering 2024.

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Has Scottie Scheffler won the Masters?

Scheffler won the 2022 Masters, so he’s attempting to become the 18th man to win more than one Masters Tournament.

While Scheffler was on the rise when he won at Augusta in 2022, expectations weren’t what they are now. He vaulted himself onto the national stage with a comfortable win over the rest of the field, finishing three strokes ahead of Rory McIlroy and five ahead of both Cameron Smith and Shane Lowry.

Repeat winners have been tough to find at the Masters over the last decade. Tiger Woods (2019) and Bubba Watson (2014) are the last two Masters champions who already had a victory in their careers. Jordan Spieth, Danny Willett, Sergio Garcia, Patrick Reed, Dustin Johnson, Hideki Matsuyama, Scheffler himself and Jon Rahm were all first-time champions over the last decade.

Another green jacket for Scheffler on Sunday would make him one of four golfers with multiple Masters wins in the 21st century.

When was Scottie Scheffler’s last major win?

The 2022 Masters marks the only major win of Scheffler’s career, despite his great success to this point.

Despite just the one win, Scheffler hasn’t struggled in majors. He’s made the cut in 14 of his last 15 major appearances, including this year’s Masters, and finished in the top 10 in three of four majors in 2023. Scheffler has made himself plenty of money with high finishes in majors, but there’s no doubt championships in golf’s premier events are a priority in 2024.

A win at Augusta would position Scheffler to enter the PGA Championship as the odds-on favorite in May, and it might be just a matter of time until calling Scheffler a one-time major champion feels like a distant memory.

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Scottie Scheffler majors history

Year Masters PGA Championship U.S. Open Open Championship
2016 Cut
2017 T-27th
2019 Cut
2020 T-19th T-4th
2021 T-18th T-8th T-7th T-8th
2022 1st Cut T-2nd T-21st
2023 T-10th T-2nd 3rd T-23rd

Scheffler has nine top-10 finishes in his major career, highlighted by his 2022 Masters win. He’s missed the cut at a major only once since 2020.


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