Xander Schauffele is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour and the European Tour. He began his college career when he attended Long Beach State University and then transferred to San Diego State University from where he graduated in 2015. In the same year, he played Web.com Q-School, where he succeeded to secure playing privileges in the 2016 Web.com Tour season.
Additionally, he became the fourth member of the high school class of 2011 to earn PGA Tour Rookie of the Year honors, joining Jordan Spieth (2013), Daniel Berger (2015), and Emiliano Grillo (2016). After he did an exceptional season that ended up with a No. 3 FedExCup. Keep on scrolling below to discover more of his personal details and net worth.
Caption: The American Golfer, Xander Schauffele.
Xander Schauffele: Bio, Family, Early Career
The golfer was born on 25 October 1993 in San Diego, California in the United States of America. He was born as the son of a German/French naturalized immigrant father Stefan Schauffele and a Taiwanese immigrant mother, Ping Yi. He has a sibling: brother, Nico Schauffele whose information is not available in the media. Further, Schauffele’s two of the great-grandfathers played soccer at the European premier level.
He started to play since high school form Scripps Ranch High School. During that time, he became the individual winner of the 2011 California State High School Championship. After graduation, he played his freshman year in college at Long Beach State University. There he garnered the 2012 Big West Conference Freshman of the Year as well as the 2012 First Team All-Big West awards.
He transferred to San Diego State University prior to her sophomore year and graduated in 2015. In his three years of university years, he has accumulated a collegiate record that features 3 wins, 4 runners-up, 19 top-fives, and 27 top-tens in a total of 50 tournaments. Further, he has also received many awards and accolades during his collegiate games. In addition to that, he ranked in the top 10 of the World Amateur Golf Ranking then he turned professional in 2015.
He began his professional career from June 2015 when he entered in the 2015 Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament in fall. In the first stage, he became runner up in the first stage at Southern Dunes GC in Maricopa, Arizona. Then he ended up earning a tie for 45th in his first pro-career in web.com Tour finals. Following that, in 2016, Schauffele played a full season on the Web.com Tour. He finished by 15th on the finals.
In 2017, he birdied the 72nd hole to win after becoming the first rookie ever to win the tour championship. Then he finished at the 2018 Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass. He began the 2018 FedEx Cup Playoffs in the 28th position. He finished the Tour Championship in a tie for 18th position. Xander joined the 2018 European Tour as an associate member. After winning the 2018 WGC-HSBC Champions, he gained European Tour’s Order of Merit.
Furthermore, he entered the European Tour Final event and finished 5th position in the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. In the same year, he won the WSG-HSBC Championship event at the Sheshan Golf Club in Shanghai. In January 2019, he won the Sentry Tournament of Champions at The Plantation Course. He got second in the Masters Tournament just one stroke behind champion Tiger Woods.
Xander Schauffele: Personal Life & Girlfriend
Coming over to his personal life, he is not married yet nor single at the moment. He is currently dating a girl named Maya Lowe and been in a relationship for more than three years. Further, she has graduated from the University of California San Diego. After that, she is continuing her further education at the University of Maryland University College.
His girlfriend spotted supporting him and often flew to watch him play and cheer. The couple also shares their lovey-dovey pictures on their social media platforms. There are no hints on their separation or any involvement in rumors or controversies.
Caption: Xander and girlfriend Maya Lowe.
Xander Schauffele: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
He has accumulated a good amount from his golf playing career and in his four years on Tour has helped him to earn approximately $4 million. Therefore, his successful career has helped to make a net worth that has an estimation of around $15 million. Additionally, he has also amassed various titles and accolades that gained him enormous money.
He is highly active over different social media platforms with verified accounts. He also has an official website under his name giving information on his gameplays and career as well. On Instagram, he has an account @xanderschauffele with 121k followers. He has a Twitter account @XSchauffele with 33.6K followers.
Xander Schauffele: Body Measurements
The athlete has a fit and strong body that stands to a height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78 meters. His lean and healthy body weighs around 79 kg with unknown body measurements. He has black eyes color as well as hair color.