Adam Scott - Profile

Has become a specialist in the majors

Has become a specialist in the majors

The Aussie was fifth in last year's US PGA and has finished in the top 10 in 9 of the last 15 majors.

* Won 2013 Masters in play-off. Became first ever Aussie winner of Green Jacket after edging out Angel Cabrera at second extra hole.

* Current world No 1 after taking over from Tiger Woods in May, 2014. Has spent nearly 300 weeks in world's top 10.

* 11 PGA Tour wins: First at 2003 Deutsche Bank Championship in Boston. Most recent at 2014 Crowne Plaza Invitational.

* 9 European Tour wins: First at Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa in January, 2001.

* Led 2012 Open Championship by four shots with four holes to play but bogeyed 15, 16, 17 and 18 to lose by one to Ernie Els.

* Best US PGA finishes: 3rd (2006), 5th (2013), 7th (2011) and 9th (2004).

Player Details

  • Nationality: Australia
  • Date Of Birth: 16/07/1980
  • Birth Place: Adelaide, Australia
  • Height: 6ft 0
Recent Stroke Play Results
Date Tournament Pos Score Total To Par
2016 TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola T8 69+71+71+65 276 276
2016 BMW Championship T4 69+69+67+71 276 276
2016 Deutsche Bank Championship 4 67+71+70+65 273 273
2016 The Barclays T4 69+72+65+71 277 277
2016 PGA Championship T18 70+67+69+69 275 275
2016 145th Open Championship T43 69+73+76+71 289 289
Grand Slam History
  2016201520142013201220112010
US Masters -T38T141T8T2T18
US Open -T4T9T45T15--
The Open Championship -T10T5T32T25T27
US PGA Championship --T15T5T117T39

Adam Scott News

Matt Jones of Australia poses with the Stonehaven trophy after winning the 2015 Australian Open

Jones wins Australian Open

Matt Jones clung on to win the Emirates Australian Open ahead of Adam Scott and defending champion Jordan Spieth.

Adam Scott suffered more Open heartache this year

More disappointment for Scott

Former Masters champion Adam Scott admitted his huge disappointment after collapsing over the final five holes at St Andrews.

Adam Scott (l) congratulates Rory McIlroy at Royal Sydney last year

'Put me with Rory' pleads Adam

Adam Scott is hoping organisers of this year's Australian Open will pair him and Rory McIlory together in Sydney

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