The world golf rankings changed dramatically after the tournaments over the weekend. The freshly won championship at the Scottish Open golf tournament is considered a very good step for Xander Schauffele to have a promotion in the world golf rankings, as he went from 11th to 5th, a six-place jump from 5th. with the chart released last week This is also the most significant shift in the world top 10, with Patrick Cantlay moving up three spots to fourth.

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This year, Xander Schauffele has three titles in a total of 15 tournaments, including the Zurich Classic, Travelers Championship, and Scottish Open. This also helps him build the necessary momentum for the major The Open Championship, which begins this week.

The top three spots on the ranking remain intact from last week when Scottie Scheffler was still ranked first, Rory McIlroy was ranked second, and Jon Rahm was placed third. Three golfers, Justin Thomas, Collin Morikawa, and Viktor Hovland, all fell one spot in the rankings from the previous week.

After going more than two years without a title, Xander Schauffele appears to be filling that vacuum with his fourth triumph in the last year. He overcame mid-day troubles on Sunday with two critical birdies and a par escape to win the Scottish Open in 70 shots.

The fourth day of play was not the American golfer’s best in this tournament, but it was two days earlier when he had 65 and 66 shots to complete. The 28-year-old golfer even lost 72 strokes on the first day of the competition. Despite a bogey on the final hole on Sunday, Schauffele could overtake Kurt Kitayama by one stroke.

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Xander Schauffele's win in the Scottish Open propels him back to 5th in the world

After four days of competition, he has a score of -7 and a total of 273 strokes, while his compatriot, world No. 62, has a score of -6 and a total of 274. This is Schauffele’s third PGA Tour championship, and he is co-hosting a European Tour event for the first time.

The following tournament was another test on Scottish turf, the British Open at St. Andrews. Schauffele battles against some of the world’s most famous golfers in his home nation.

Kitayama’s consolation prize is to win one of three berths in the British Open, allowing him to compete in the oldest tournament in the world for the third time in a row. Brandon Wu and Jamie Donaldson are the two surviving players.

The Genesis Scottish Open championship has helped Schauffele sustain his recent outstanding form.

In 14 days, the 28-year-old golfer has two PGA Tour victories (seventh of his career). Before that, he won the Travelers Championship, the month’s last event.

With the JP McManus Pro-Am, an unofficial DP World Tour tournament attended by Tiger Woods, Schauffele won three trophies in less than two weeks.

Along with 500 FedEx Cup points, winning the Genesis Scottish Open earned Schauffele $1.4 million in prize money and propelled him to fifth place in the world.

Trey Mullinax won the Barbasol Championship on Sunday, his first PGA Tour victory. The highlight was a roughly 5m putt from the edge of the green on the 18th hole to win by one stroke against Kevin Streelman.

Mullinax finished the tournament with a score of -25, while Streelman had a score of -24. The 30-year-old golfer finished third at the British Open in St. Andrews, which begins on Thursday (July 14). He will also be eligible for the PGA Championship and the Sentry Tournament of Champions in 2023.

Meanwhile, Jerry Kelly won the Senior Players Championship for the second time in three years. He won by two shots over defending winner Steve Stricker thanks to two late birdies (-11 vs -9).

The Open Championship (July 14-17), the year’s final Major, ignites the golf landscape this week. Tiger Woods has confirmed his attendance at the 150th edition of the tournament in St Andrews, Scotland.

Alexander Victor Schauffele is his full name. On October 25, 1993, he was born (24 years old). He became a professional in 2015.

He is one of four men’s golfers competing in the Tokyo Olympics. Collin Morikawa, Justin Thomas, and Patrick Reed are also on the roster. However, few expected a young golfer like Xander Schauffele to play wonderfully and consistently throughout the competition.

Schauffele was born in Japan to a Taiwanese mother. His father is of German and French ancestry. And, interestingly, he competed in the pentathlon at the Olympics while wearing a German shirt.

Stefan Schauffele, Xander Schauffele’s father, taught him how to swing utilizing the fundamental concepts he learned from javelin throwing. His father heavily influenced his playing mentality.

Schauffele went to high school with Jordan Spieth, Daniel Berger, Emiliano Grillo, and others who went on to win the PGA Tour’s “Rookie of the Year” award: Jordan Spieth (2013), Daniel Berger (2015), Emiliano Grillo (2016), and Xander Schauffele (2017). (2017).

Xander Schauffele enjoys traveling and exploring in addition to golf. Xander Schauffele is also well-liked. His Instagram page presently has 193k followers worldwide.

This year, Schauffele has had several significant victories. He and compatriot Patrick Cantlay won the Zurich Classic of New Orleans in April of this year. He continued to win the Travelers Championship, his sixth PGA Tour victory in June. Next month, he claimed the JP McManus Pro-Am, an unofficial European Tour event hosted at Adare Manor, with a 64 in the first round.

Schauffele is in second place in the final round of the Masters in 2021, two strokes behind the leader on the 16th tee. In August, Schauffele won an Olympic gold medal with a final-round score of 67. With this accomplishment, Schauffele became the first American to win an Olympic gold medal in golf since 1900. Schauffele represented the United States at the 2021 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin, in September. Team USA won 19-9, and Schauffele won 3-0, winning both the fourth and fourth balls, before falling to Rory McIlroy in Sunday’s singles match.