Scottie Scheffler ridiculously sends a message to Tiger woods for crushes long-standing against Tiger Woods’ record

By | June 26, 2024

Scottie Scheffler ridiculously sends a message to Tiger woods for crushes long-standing against Tiger Woods’ record

In spite of the finest endeavors of Tom Kim, Akshay Bhatia and a faction of climate alter protestors, Scottie Scheffler racked up his 6th win of 2024 at the Travelers Championship on Sunday.

The 28-year-old vanquished Kim at the primary gap of a sudden passing playoff to secure the latest piece of flatware in what is quick getting to be one of the foremost overwhelming seasons in visit history.

The $3.6million he trousered pushed his profit for 2024 to $27,696,858 – more than double what his closest challenger, Xander Schauffele, has kept money – while he has moreover ended up the primary player since Arnold Palmer in 1962 to win six times in a season some time recently July.

As in case all that wasn’t sufficient, Scheffler has moreover broken a long-standing record held by none other than Tiger Woods.

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Concurring to , the Aces champ has crushed Woods’ record for most Official World Golf Positioning focuses earned within the to begin with six months of a year.

Back in his career-defining season in 2000, Woods gathered 532 focuses from January to June.

In any case, Scheffler has presently furrowed through that record with a whopping 583 focuses within the same time allotment.

The American has nearly multiplied his advantage at the beat of the standings over world No.2 Rory McIlroy, with 17.6257 normal points compared to the Irishman’s 9.3119.

He has presently went through 93 weeks at the beat of the OWGR and is as it were five weeks absent from jumping Sir Scratch Faldo into fifth put on the all-time list.

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In spite of that, Scheffler remains a few way brief of that specific Tiger record. Woods has went through a add up to of 683 weeks at the best of the world rankings.

For Scheffler to surpass him, he’ll have to be stay No.1 for another 591 successive weeks – until October 22, 2035, by which time he will be 39-years-old.

Talking of Scheffler, he’s not the as it were one getting a charge out of a productive 2024. His caddie Ted Scott is, as well. Assuming he gets 10% of Scheffler’s on-course profit, Scott has earned fair over $2.7million so distant this season.

That would be great enough to rank him 44th on the PGA Visit cash list this year, ahead of the likes of Viktor Hovland, Jordan Spieth and Billy Horschel, and comfortably ahead of the visit normal of $1,555,579.

Michael McEwan is the Delegate Editor of bunkered and has been portion of the group since 2004. In that time, he has met nearly each major figure inside the wear, from Jack Nicklaus, to Rory McIlroy, to Donald Trump. The have of the multi award-winning bunkered Podcast and a part of Balfron Playing golf Society, Michael is the creator of three books and is the 2023 PPA Scotland ‘Writer of the Year’ and ‘Columnist of the Year’. Disdains white belts, yellow balls and press headcovers. Likes being drawn out of the media ballot to play Augusta National.


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