Comparisons to Tiger Woods occur on a regular basis. Nevertheless, Scottie Scheffler is statistically the one participant that may be in comparison with the legendary golfer over the past twenty years.
Scheffler has 14 prime 10s this 12 months and hasn’t missed a single lower. He has received twice and has two runner-up finishes. His lowest end was T45 on the CJ Cup final October. Scheffler hasn’t been exterior the top-12 since that occasion.
The stretch of golf Scheffler’s on proper now could be so good that solely one participant has finished higher within the final 20 years. Woods is the one golfer who has performed higher than Scheffler proper now, per Kyle Porter of CBS Sports activities.
Scheffler received the Gamers Championship. Two begins later received the Waste Administration Phoenix Open.
Each week it seems like Scheffler is within the working for the event, no matter how he’s taking part in. This season, his placing hasn’t been his biggest energy. Scheffler ranks No. 130 in strokes gained placing.
As for the remainder of his stats, he leads the tour in strokes gained whole, tee to inexperienced, off the tee and method to the inexperienced. He’s No. 5 in strokes gained across the inexperienced, per Scheffler’s PGA Tour profile.
These finishes and stats are just like what Woods did in 2004. Nevertheless, Scheffler has another win than Woods, and his season isn’t over but. The legendary golfer performed in 19 occasions and didn’t miss a lower. He had 14 prime 10s and three runner-ups. The bottom he completed that season was T46 at Bay Hill.
Woods adopted that 2004 season up with that 2005 run — six wins, two majors, 4 runner-ups and 13 top-10s.
Scheffler is on a burner proper now. Nobody is taking part in almost as constant as he’s. With another main and the playoffs left, he might end with probably the greatest seasons in PGA Tour historical past. After all, he has an extended option to go to match what Woods did all through his profession, however this season exhibits why he’s No. 1 on the planet.