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How much are career earnings of Xander Schauffele after winning the PGA Championship 2024?

Published at :May 20, 2024 at 7:10 PM
Modified at :May 20, 2024 at 7:10 PM
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Manjit Verma

Schauffele secured his first major win and increased his total purse to $18.5m.

Xander Schauffele, a world top five golfer, secured his first career major win at the PGA Championship 2024 by finishing 21 under after a birdie on No. 18. This win earned him $3.33m in prize money, bringing his career earnings to $49,928,394.

Schauffele, a 30-year-old golfer, recently achieved his eighth career win and ninth top 10 finish at Valhalla Golf Course, securing his eighth win in the 2024 season. His last PGA Tour win was in 2022 and he has earned $7.6m this season. Schauffele set a major scoring record by shooting 21 under over the 72-hole event, setting a new major scoring record.

The lowest score-to-par at a major was previously 20-under par, which was achieved by Jason Day at the 2015 PGA Championship, Henrik Stenson at the 2016 Open Championship, Dustin Johnson at the Masters and Cameron Smith at the 2022 Open Championship.

Xander schauffele’s career so far

Xander Schauffele turned professional in 2015 and entered the Tour Qualifying Tournament. He played 23 events on the Tour in 2016, earning a card through the Tour Finals. In 2016, he made his PGA Tour debut and achieved two wins, becoming the first rookie to win the Tour Championship.

In 2017, he switched equipment manufacturers and finished T2 at the Players Championship and T7 at the Tour Championship. He was voted “Rookie of the Year 2017” by his peers.

Schauffele joined the 2018 European Tour as an associate member and rose to fourth position in the Order of Merit. He won the WGC-HSBC Champions event in Shanghai and the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Maui.

Schauffele tied for second in the Masters Tournament and finished tied for third at the US Open. In 2019, he placed fourth in the Wyndham Rewards Top 10. In 2021, he won the Olympic gold medal and the Ryder Cup. In 2022, he won several events, including the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, Travelers Championship, J.P. McManus Pro-Am and Genesis Scottish Open.

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