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Xander Schauffele secures first major in 2024 PGA Championship win

Adam Luckettby:Adam Luckett05/19/24


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Xander Schauffele is one of the best golfers in the world, but had one thing missing in his resume. The No. 3 player in the world was without a major championship title at age 30. In his 28th career major championship start, Schauffele finally secured a green box on his Wikipedia page.

The Wanamaker Trophy belongs to the Southern California native.

Xander Schauffele went wire to wire shooting 62-68-68-65 to record a major championship record 21-under par at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky. However, a birdie putt was needed at 18 on Sunday evening to give Schauffele a one-shot victory over Bryson DeChambeau after the 2020 U.S. Open champion fired a bogey-free 64 in round four.

Viktor Hovland was also in contention, but needed a birdie on 18 to get to 20-under to force a potential playoff with Xander Schauffele. That did not come as the No. 7 player in the world three-putted to finish the tournament at 18-under. Thomas Detry (-15) and Collin Morikawa (-15) rounded out the top five at Valhalla.

Final PGA Championship Leaderboard

1Xander Schauffele-21
2Bryson DeChambeau-20
3Viktor Hovland-18
T-4Thomas Detry, Collin Morikawa-15
T-6Justin Rose, Shane Lowry -14
T-8Billy Horschel, Scottie Scheffler, Justin Thomas, Robert MacIntryre-13
T-12Alex Noren, Rory McIlroy, Taylor Moore, Lee Hodges, Dean Burmester, Sahith Theegala-12
T-18Ryo Hisatune, Keegan Bradley, Austin Eckroat, Harris English, Tony Finau-11
T-23Maverick McNealy, Tom Hoge, Russell Hensley-10
T-26Tommy Fleetwood, Brooks Koepka, Corey Conner, Brian Harman, Min Woo Lee, Ben Kohles, Mark Hubbard, Tom Kim-9
T-35Brice Garnett, Doug Ghim, Max Homa, Hideki Matsuyama-8
T-39Jordan Smith, Joaquin Niemann, Alexander Bjork, Aaron Rai-7
T-43Dustin Johnson, Grayson Murray, Ben An, Adam Svensson, Lucas Glover, Will Zalatoris, Jason Day, Matt Wallace, Jordan Spieth, Lucas Herbert-6
T-53Andrew Putnam, Erik Van Rooyen, Patrick Cantlay, Jesper Svensson, Patrick Reed, Thorbjorn Olesen, Zac Blair-5
T-60Talor Gooch, Adam Hadwin, Gary Woodland-4
T-63Seonghyun Kim, Rickie Fowler, Cameron Young, Tyrrell Hatton, Cameron Smith-3
T-68Sebastian Soderberg, Rasmus Hojgaard, Luke Donald, Nicolai Hojaard-2
72Braden Shattuck-1
T-73Alejandro Tosti, Martin KaymerE
75Ryan Fox+2
76Stephan Jaeger+5
77Jeremy Wells+6
78Brendon Todd+9

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