Adam Scott

Australian Professional Golfer
Born Jul 16, 1980

Adam Derek Scott is an Australian professional golfer who plays mainly on the PGA Tour. On 7 January 2007, he reached a career high Official World Golf Ranking of third with a second place finish at the Mercedes-Benz Championship. He has been ranked inside the top 10 for over 220 weeks in his career. Scott has won 18 tournaments around the world, on a number of golf's major tours.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Adam Scott.


1980 Birth Born on July 16, 1980.


1997 16 Years Old Scott won the Australian Boys' Amateur in 1997 and 1998. … Read More
2000 19 Years Old Scott turned professional midway through the 2000 season after some impressive performances early in the year on the European Tour.


2001 - 2002 4 More Events
2003 22 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2003, Scott enjoyed a good run at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship where he went all the way to the semi finals before losing to eventual champion Tiger Woods on the 19th hole. … Read More
2004 23 Years Old Scott had further success on the PGA Tour in 2004 where he won the flagship event of the tour, The Players Championship. … Read More
2005 24 Years Old 1 More Event
Early in 2005 he won the Nissan Open, but as the tournament was shortened to 36 holes due to heavy rain, it is not recognised as an official victory. … Read More
2006 25 Years Old 1 More Event
Scott played less frequently on the European Tour from 2006 onwards, focusing more on the PGA Tour. … Read More
2007 26 Years Old The 2007 season started for Scott with a second-place finish at the season opening Mercedes Benz Championship in Hawaii behind Vijay Singh. … Read More
In 2008 he played enough events on the European Tour to qualify for playing on the Order of Merit for the first time since 2005.
2009 28 Years Old 1 More Event
Scott's form dipped badly in 2009 as he dropped out of the top 50 in the world rankings and finished the year outside of the top 100 on the PGA Tour money list. … Read More
2010 29 Years Old 1 More Event
Despite a quiet couple of years Scott won his seventh career PGA Tour title at the Valero Texas Open in May 2010, prevailing in a 36 hole long Sunday to finish one stroke ahead of Swede Fredrik Jacobson. … Read More


Scott achieved his best finish at a major championship when he finished in a tie for second place at the 2011 Masters Tournament alongside compatriot Jason Day, two strokes behind the winner Charl Schwartzel. … Read More
2012 31 Years Old 1 More Event
He was the runner-up in the 2012 Open Championship, leading by four strokes with four holes to play before bogeying all of them to lose the title by a stroke to Ernie Els. … Read More
…  His biggest win to date was the 2013 Masters Tournament, his first major championship and the first Masters won by an Australian in its history. Other significant wins include the 2004 Players Championship, the 2011 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and the 2016 WGC-Cadillac Championship.
In March 2014, Scott tied the course record at Bay Hill Club & Lodge, when he shot a 10-under-par 62 during the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational. … Read More
Scott started the season well with a runner-up finish at the CIMB Classic during the wrap-around 2016 season.
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