Scottie Scheffler captures his first major championship at 2022 Masters Golf Tournament

25-year-old Scottie Scheffler, the world’s top-ranked player, won the 2022 Masters golf tournament Sunday at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., capturing his first major championship on the PGA Tour. Scheffler shot a 1-under 71 in the final round, and finished at 10-under 278 for the tournament to claim the green jacket and the $2.7 million prize from the $15 million purse.

Scheffler finished three strokes ahead of runner-up Rory McIlroy. Said Scheffler: “I never made it this far. It was just a dream of being here and competing. I can’t put into words what it means that I’ll be able to come back here for a lifetime.”

With Sunday’s victory, Scheffler became the fourth player over the last 50 years to win four PGA Tour events in a single season before the end of April, joining David Duval (1999), Tom Watson (1980) and Johnny Miller (1974).

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