Scheffler won the WM Phoenix Open on the third hole of a sudden-death playoff against Patrick Cantlay on February 13, 2022. Scheffler won his second PGA Tour win three weeks later at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando, Florida.
He defeated Viktor Hovland, Billy Horschel, and Tyrrell Hatton by one stroke. Scheffler won the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play three weeks later in Austin, Texas, defeating Kevin Kisner in the final match. With this victory, Scheffler ascended to the top of the Official World Golf Ranking.
Scheffler won the Masters Tournament by three shots over Rory McIlroy on April 10, 2022. Scheffler joined Ian Woosnam (1991), Fred Couples (1992), Tiger Woods (2001-02), and Dustin Johnson as the sixth golfer to begin the Masters Tournament rated No. 1 in the world and go on to win the Masters (2020).
The victory was his fourth of the 2022 PGA season, making him the first golfer since Arnold Palmer in 1960, and just the second-ever, to win four events in a row to start a season. It was his fourth victory in his past six races.
How Much Did Scottie Scheffler Get After Winning 2022 Masters?
Scottie Scheffler won the 2022 Masters on Sunday, his first major championship. To top it all off, Scheffler earned a record-breaking $2.7 million first prize from a $15 million total. Rory McIlroy came back with a Sunday 64 to finish second and earn $1.62 million.