Winner’s Circle: Scottie Scheffler Claims Victory at Arnold Palmer Invitational

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Scottie Scheffler Wins 2022 Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill GC
Scottie Scheffler poses with the trophy, alongside wife Meredith, after winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill GC on Mar 6, 2022 in Orlando, Fla. (Photo by David Cannon via Getty Images)

Scottie Scheffler produced a final-round 72 to claim a one-shot victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

On a brutal day at Bay Hill, the 25-year-old Texan offset three bogeys with a trio of birdies to post a four-round total of 5-under 283.

Following his maiden win at Phoenix last month, Scheffler has now won twice in his last three starts. The Ryder Cup star earned $2,160,000, 550 FedExCup points and 64 world-ranking points. He will move to No. 5 in the Official World Golf Rankings.


Arnold Palmer Invitational


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Pro-File

Scottie Scheffler Wins 2022 Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill GC
Scottie Scheffler preps a putt on the 17th green during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill GC on Mar 6, 2022 in Orlando, Fla. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox via Getty Images)

Full Name: Scottie Scheffler
Nationality: American
Height: 6′ 3″
Weight: 200 lb
Birthdate: June 21, 1996 (age 25)
Born: Ridgewood, NJ
Native: Dallas, Texas
Resides: Dallas, Texas
Turned Pro: 2018
PGA Tour Rookie: 2019
College: U Texas
Highest World Rank: 5 (3/6/22)
Equipment Sponsor: Titleist


Final Leaderboard

Scottie Scheffler Wins 2022 Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill GC
Scottie Scheffler hits a shot on the 15th hole during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill GC on Mar 6, 2022 in Orlando, Fla. (Photo by Sam Greenwood via Getty Images)
Top-10 Finishers

Pos-Player-To Par (Final Rd)
1. Scottie Scheffler -5 (E)
2. Tyrrell Hatton -4 (-3)
2. Viktor Hovland -4 (+2)
2. Billy Horschel -4 (+3)
5. Gary Woodland -3 (+1)
5. Chris Kirk -3 (E)
7. Lucas Herbert -2 (-4)
7. Talor Gooch -2 (+5)
9. Sam Burns -1 (-1)
9. Matt Fitzpatrick -1 (+1)

Top-5 Check Cashers

Pos-Player-(Money)
1. Scottie Scheffler ($2.16m)
2. Tyrrell Hatton ($908k)
2. Viktor Hovland ($908k)
2. Billy Horschel ($908k)
5. Gary Woodland ($463.5k)
5. Chris Kirk ($463.5k)


Winning Numbers

Scottie Scheffler Wins 2022 Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill GC
Scottie Scheffler hits a shot on the 1st hole during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill GC on Mar 6, 2022 in Orlando, Fla. (Photo by David Cannon via Getty Images)

Driving: 311.8 yards (17th)
Fairways: 51.79%, 29/56 (82nd)
Greens: 61.11%, 44/72 (13th)
Putts/GIR: 1.636 (4th)
Birdies: 16 (9th)
SG Tee to Green: 8.925 (8th)
SG Total: 13.179 (1st)


2022 PGA Tour Season

Scottie Scheffler Wins 2022 Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill GC
Scottie Scheffler poses with the trophy after winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill GC on Mar 6, 2022 in Orlando, Fla. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox via Getty Images)

Starts: 10
Cuts Made: 10
Wins: 2 (Phoenix, API)
Additional Top 10s: 3
Earnings: $5,251,814 (1st)
FedExCup Pts: 1614 (1st)
OWGR Before/After: 6/5


WITB: Scottie Scheffler

Scottie Scheffler Wins 2022 Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill GC
Scottie Scheffler hits a tee shot on the 11th hole during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill GC on Mar 6, 2022 in Orlando, Fla. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox via Getty Images)

Scottie Scheffler plays a mixed bag of TaylorMade (driver, irons), Srixon (utility), and Titliest (wedges, putter, ball).

Driver: TaylorMade Stealth Plus (8°)
3-wood: Nike VR Pro (13.5°)
Utility: Srixon Z U85 (3)
Driving Iron: Srixon Z U85 (4)
Irons: TaylorMade P7TW (5-PW)
Gap : Vokey Design SM8 (50°)
Sand: Vokey Design SM8 (56˚)
Lob: Vokey Design SM8 (60˚)
Putter: Scotty Cameron SST Tourtype GSS
Golf Ball: Titleist Pro V1
Source: GolfWRX.com


Credits: Getty Images, PGA Tour Media


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