Winner’s Circle: Scottie Scheffler Claims Historic Victory at RBC Heritage

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Scottie Scheffler Wins 2024 RBC Heritage
Scottie Scheffler poses in a plaid tartan jacket with the trophy following his victory during the continuation of the final round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on April 22, 2024 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. (Photo by Keyur Khamar for PGA TOUR via Getty Images)

When storms and darkness suspended play on Sunday evening amid the final round of the RBC Heritage, Scottie Scheffler held a five-shot lead with three holes to play.

When the world No. 1 finished his final three holes at Harbour Town Golf Links on Monday morning, the Texan once again found himself hoisting a PGA Tour trophy.

Scheffler finished 19-under 265, three clear of Sahith Theegala (68).

In his last five PGA Tour starts, the 27-year-old owns a solo runner-up alongside four wins, including the Players, the Masters, and two elevated events: the Arnold Palmer and the Heritage. To repeat, in just a five-start span, Schaffler has claimed elite-field victories at four iconic venues: Bay Hill, TPC Sawgrass, Augusta National and Harbour Town – a dominant run not seen since peak Tiger Woods.

Scheffler said the streak has taken an emotional and physical toll.

“Coming off the high last week to going into here, not really with a ton of energy, not really with a ton of prep work,” said Scheffler, who will not tee it up again until the PGA Championship at Valhalla, May 16-19.

“I think it’s underrated how difficult it is to do the stuff that Tiger was doing and win like every single week. It takes a lot out of you emotionally and physically, especially major championships.”

Theegala made birdie on No. 16, then finished par-par to post solo second on 16 under. The gain on No. 16 for Theegala wound up being worth $666,667 as it was the difference between solo second ($2.16m) and a three-way tie for second ($1.493m).

“Even though I finished second, I felt like I was never really in it to win there. Scottie was just so far ahead,” said Theegala, who, despite being winless on the season, ranks third on the PGA Tour’s money list.

Wyndham Clark (65) and Patrick Cantlay (68) tied for third on 15 under.


2024 RBC Heritage


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Pro-File

Scottie Scheffler Wins 2024 RBC Heritage
Scottie Scheffler waves his ball to fans after making a bogey putt to seal a three stroke victory on the 18th hole green during the continuation of the final round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on April 22, 2024 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. (Photo by Keyur Khamar for PGA TOUR via Getty Images)

Full Name: Scottie Scheffler
Nationality: American
Height: 6′ 3″
Weight: 200 lb
Birthdate: June 21, 1996 (age 27)
Born: Ridgewood, NJ
Native: Dallas, Texas
Resides: Dallas, Texas
Family: Married (Meredith)
Turned Pro: 2018
PGA Tour Rookie: 2019
College: U Texas
Highest World Rank: 1 (current)


Final Leaderboard

Scottie Scheffler Wins 2024 RBC Heritage
Scottie Scheffler walks with caddie Ted Scott on the 16th hole fairway during the continuation of the final round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on April 22, 2024 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. (Photo by Keyur Khamar/PGA TOUR via Getty Images)
Top-10 Finishers

Pos-Player-To Par (Final Rd)
1. Scottie Scheffler -19 (-3)
2. Sahith Theegala -16 (-3)
3. Wyndham Clark -15 (-6)
3. Patrick Cantlay -15 (-3)
5. Justin Thomas -14 (-6)
5. J.T. Poston -14 (-2)
5. Patrick Rodgers -14 (-1)
5. Sepp Straka -14 (+1)
9. Collin Morikawa -13 (+1)
10. Chris Kirk -12 (-2)
10. Ludvig Aberg -12 (+1)


Winning Numbers

Scottie Scheffler Wins 2024 RBC Heritage
Scottie Scheffler plays a 3-wood on the 18th hole fairway as CBS videographers film him during the continuation of the final round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on April 22, 2024 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. (Photo by Keyur Khamar for PGA TOUR via Getty Images)
Strokes Gained

Off the Tee: 5.204 (1st)
Approach to Green: 6.889 (1st)
Around the Green: 0.175 (31st)
Putting: 0.138 (36th)
Total: 12.406 (1st)

Topline Stats

Driving: 302.5 yards (35th)
Fairways: 80.36%, 45/56 (3rd)
Greens: 76.39%, 55/72 (T2)
Putts: 1.69 (T35)
Birdies: 20 (T6)


2024 PGA Tour Season

Scottie Scheffler Wins 2024 RBC Heritage
Scottie Scheffler smiles with the trophy following his victory during the continuation of the final round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on April 22, 2024 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. (Photo by Keyur Khamar for PGA TOUR via Getty Images)

Starts: 10
Cuts Made: 10
Wins: 4 (API, Players, Masters, Heritage)
Additional Top 10s: 5
Earnings: $18,693,235 (1st)
FedExCup Pts: 3915 (1st)
OWGR Before/After: 1/1


Quotables: 3 Questions for Scottie Scheffler

Scottie Scheffler Wins 2024 RBC Heritage
Scottie Scheffler smiles near the trophy during a press conference following his victory during the continuation of the final round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on April 22, 2024 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. (Photo by Keyur Khamar for PGA TOUR via Getty Images)

1. Nelly Korda wins her fifth consecutive tournament. You’re on a heater, as well. What has impressed you about her run?

SCOTTIE SCHEFFLER: Well, I actually was checking the scores this afternoon when we were in the rain delay, and she finished I think T16 in her first event this year, and the other five she’s won.

I don’t know if I can quite relate to that. That’s some pretty serious golf. I’m extremely happy for her and proud of her. That’s some pretty special stuff. It’s been a treat to watch.

2. This was a disjointed day with the weather coming in. How were you able to keep your emotions in check?

SCOTTIE SCHEFFLER: Yeah, just tried to do my best to do that. Relaxed for a while this afternoon. We got pretty soaked. We were getting in after the first delay. But yeah, stayed patient, found a place to relax in the clubhouse, hung out, and just tried to stay ready to play for most of today.

3. The chip-in on 2, just describe that shot.

SCOTTIE SCHEFFLER: Yeah, I hit a really good shot into the green on 2, and I felt like it was unfortunate to end up in that spot back there over the green. But was able to hit a nice little bump-and-run in there. It was nice, coming in at the right speed, and I was happy to get the ball up-and-down but definitely fortunate to see it going in.


WITB: Scottie Scheffler

Scottie Scheffler Wins 2024 RBC Heritage
Scottie Scheffler smiles with caddie Ted Scott following his three stroke victory on the 18th hole green during the continuation of the final round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on April 22, 2024 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. (Photo by Keyur Khamar/PGA TOUR via Getty Images)

Scottie Scheffler plays a mixed bag of TaylorMade (driver, metal wood, irons, putter), Srixon (long irons), and Titleist (wedges, ball).

Driver: TaylorMade Qi10 (8°)
3-wood: TaylorMade Qi10 (15°)
Long Irons: Srixon Z U85 (3, 4)
Irons: TaylorMade P7TW (5-PW)
Gap : Vokey Design SM8 (50°)
Sand: Vokey Design SM8 (56˚)
Lob: Vokey Design WedgeWorks Proto (60˚)
Putter: TaylorMade Spider Tour X
Golf Ball: Titleist Pro V1
Source: GolfWRX.com


Highlights: Scheffler Wins 2024 RBC Heritage

The best shots the final round of the 2024 RBC Heritage, featuring Scottie Scheffler, Wyndham Clark, Sahith Theegala and Collin Morikawa, among others.


Credits: Getty Images, PGA Tour Media


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