Texas’ Scottie Scheffler wins Collegiate Showcase for Genesis Open spot

Scottie Scheffler has warranted himself another PGA Tour start, as a Texas Longhorns actor is now in a margin for a Genesis Open.

Scheffler, a comparison from Dallas, prisoner a Genesis Open Collegiate Showcase on Monday during Riviera Country Club to acquire an grant into this week’s Genesis Open.

The foe consisted of 6 college golfers competing over 18 holes for that one mark (with a lowest measure gaining entry). Scheffler achieved a attainment with a 3-under 68, 6 shots improved than his nearest competition.

The other players who competed for this shot were Scheffler teammates Doug Ghim and Spencer Soosman, USC’s Justin Suh, Washington’s Carl Yuan and Kentucky’s Lukas Euler.

Euler, Ghim and Soosman all tied for second with 3-over 74s. Suh and Yuan both posted 75s.

Scheffler has already competed in 4 PGA Tour events. His initial start during a 2014 HP Byron Nelson Championship finished with an considerable T-22.

He competed in a FedEx St. Jude Classic after that year (missing a cut), and afterwards competent for a U.S. Open dual years after that.

He missed a cut during Oakmont though proceeded to validate for a U.S. Open in 2017 as well. At Erin Hills, Scheffler finished T-27 to acquire low pledge honors.

Scheffler has achieved copiousness outward pro events, too.

He won a 2013 U.S. Junior Amateur and finished a year being named AJGA Rolex Junior Player of a Year. He warranted a Phil Mickelson Freshman of a Year respect in his initial deteriorate during Texas and has altogether won 3 events in his college career.

Scheffler warranted All-America initial group honors for his clever play in his 2016-17 college season.

This is a fourth year of a Collegiate Showcase. Pepperdine’s Sahith Theegala won final year. Illinois’ Charlie Danielson (2016) and Wake Forest’s Will Zalatoris (2015) were a prior champions.

Two of a 3 prior winners of a Collegiate Showcase went on to make a cut during Riviera.

Danielson started a trend with a T-72 in 2016, and Theegala bettered it final year with a T-49. Both non-stop in 67 in their starts during a Genesis Open.

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