Adam Scott

Adam Scott

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Adam Scott is a professional golfer from Australia who plays on the PGA Tour. The Masters’ Tournament, which Adam Scott won in 2013, was his best achievement to date. He was also the runner-up in the 2012 Open Championship.

Early life

Adam Derek Scott best known as Adam Scott was born on 16th July 1980, in Adelaide, Australia. Moreover, he is also nicknamed ‘Scotty, The Big Queenslander’. As of now, he is 41 years old and he is a citizen of Australia. His zodiac sign is Cancer. In addition, he is the son of Phil Scott (father) and Pam Scott (mother). Talking about his siblings, he has a sister named Casey Scott Malone.

He attended Lady George Kindergarten in elementary school and began playing golf at the age of four under his father’s instruction. When he was nine years old, his family relocated to the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. He started attending Matthew Flinders Anglican College before being moved to the Gold Coast, Queensland, three years later in 1993. He graduated from The Kooralbyn International School with a high school diploma. Moreover, he enrolled at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Professional career

After some impressive results on the European Tour early in the year, he went pro for the 2000 season. His outstanding performance on professionalism won him a spot on the European Tour for the 2001 season. He won the Alfred Dunhill Championship in Johannesburg, his first European Tour victory, in his first full season as a professional. The next year, he began playing on the US Tour, and as a result, he began winning events on both sides of the Atlantic.

He became the youngest golfer to win the Player’s Championship when he won it in 2003. One of his career highlights was winning the U.S. Tour Championship at the end of the 2006 season. He finished the season as the third highest-paid golfer in the world. In the next season, he improved to No. 3 and won the Byron Nelson Championship.

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Caption: Adam Scott playing golf at the tournament (Source: Instagram)

However, his performance suffered during the 2009 season as a result of a combination of physical problems and mental disappointments, and he was ranked as low as 76. Adam Scott recovered quickly from his worst professional performance by winning the Australian Open in December 2009 and the Valero Texas Open in May 2010, his seventh career PGA Tour victory.

More Golf Tournaments and Competition

He tied for second place at the 2011 Masters Tournament after tying with fellow golfer Jason Day, then went on to win his first career World Golf Championship in the 2011 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. He finished second in the 2011 Masters Tournament after tying with fellow golfer Jason Day and went on to win his first career World Golf Championship at the 2011 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

After being fired by Tiger Woods on July 20, 2011, Steve Williams, Woods’ longtime caddy, caddied for him and became his permanent caddy in his absence. He was able to break into the world’s top ten for the first time in more than two years thanks to his victory. His biggest professional defeat came in 2012 when he wasted a four-stroke lead and bogeyed the final four holes of the Lancashire Open Championship, narrowly losing the tournament to Ernie Els.

Undaunted, he went on to win the 2013 Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia, despite being in a high-pressure position.  In August 2013, he maintained his winning streak by winning the FedEx Cup Playoffs, The Barclays, and moving up to number two in the world rankings.

World Golf Ranking

He rose to the top of the world rankings on May 19, 2014, after victories at the Australian PGA Championship and the Australian Masters at the end of 2013. After Greg Norman achieved the feat in 1998, he became the first Australian to hold the number one rating in golf. In August 2014, he was succeeded by Rory McIlroy, who remained on top for eleven weeks.

After that, he won the Genesis Invitational at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, California in February 2020. In August 2021, after 72 holes, he was tied for first place with five other players in the Wyndham Championship. After Adam missed a short birdie putt on the first extra hole, Kevin Kisner won the playoff on the second extra hole.

Award and Net Worth

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Caption: Adam Scott receiving 2020 Genesis Invitational Trophy from legendary golfer Tiger Woods (Source: Instagram)

Being a golfer, he has won several tournaments in his career. He has won Master Tournament (2013). Moreover, he was a runner-up in the Open Championship 2012. He won the Genesis Invitational (2020).

As a professional golfer, Adam Scott has earned a huge sum of money in his career. Moreover, he has an estimated net worth of around $57 million and his salary is around $10 million.

Relationship Status

After dating tennis player Anna Ivanovic on and off between 2010 and 2011, he married Swedish architect Marie Kojzar in April 2014. The couple has two children whose names are Bo-Vera and Byron. During the early and mid-2000s, Marie was his longtime girlfriend. They split up for a while before reuniting in 2013. On the Gold Coast, Queensland, Adam lives at The Pines Golf Course Sanctuary Cove with his family.

Apart from his golf career, Adam Scott has not been a part of any controversy nor got any rumors.

Body Measurement and Social Media

He is 6 feet and weighs around 82 kg and has hazel-brown hair and brown eyes in color. Asides from them, there is no more information regarding Adam’s other body measurements.

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Caption: Adam Scott body measurement (Source: Instagram)

The golfer is pretty active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. On his Twitter, there are more than 5k followers and there are more than 213k followers on Facebook. Likewise, there are more than 287k followers on Instagram.