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2020 US Open Golf: Adam Scott

About player
Date of birth: 16 July 1980
Birth place: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Professional wins: 29
Residence: Crans-Montana, Switzerland
Turned professional Won: 2000
Current tour(s) PGA Tour, PGA Tour of Australasia
PGA Tour: 13
European Tour: 10

Born Adam Derek Scott in 1980, he is an Australian golfer and is currently playing on the PGA Tour. He was ranked the world’s number 1 from mid-May to August 2014. He has over 29 professional wins, with the most significant one being the 2013 Masters Tournament.

This achievement has propelled him into history books for being the first Australian to win the tournament. Under his belt, he has the following wins: the 2004 Players championship, 2011 WGC Bridgestone Invitational, and the WGC Cadillac Championship in 2016.

Amateur Career

Adam Scott was born in Australia and was settled in Gold Coast, Queensland, where his interest in golf started. In his amateur stint at golf, he has won the Australian Boy’s Amateur, this was in 1997 and 1998. He became a member of the Golf Australia National Squad.

Professional Career

Adam Scott turned professional in 2000 following an impressive performance on the European Tour. Earning his first professional European card in 2001, he tied for position 6 at the Linde German Masters. His professional career took off when he won the Alfred Dunhill Championship on the European Tour. Then, he went on to win the Qatar Masters.

The professional golfer managed to get into the semi-finals in the WGC Accenture Match Play Championship but failed to win the event. He competed in the Deutsche Bank Championship and earned his first PGA Tour victory. At 23 years old, he won his second PGA Tour at the Players Championship. He followed this with a victory at the Booz Allen Classic, and this was his third PGA Tour win.

Adam Scott has had an impressive career playing professional golf. He has 13 PGA Tour wins with about 29 professional wins under his belt.