Scottie Scheffler’s $13.2 Million In Winnings Sets Single-Season PGA Tour Record

Scottie Scheffler had a season to remember in his third year on the PGA Tour. He won four times — including his first major title at the Masters Tournament — ascended to No. 1 in the world rankings and set a record for earnings at almost $13.2 million.

With the PGA Tour’s playoffs beginning this week, Scheffler ended the regular season schedule as just the fourth golfer in history with more than $10 million in tournament winnings, joining Jordan Spieth, Vijay Singh and Tiger Woods. Spieth set the previous mark of $12 million in 2015 while Woods is the only player to eclipse the $10 million milestone on multiple occasions (in 2005, 2007 and 2009).

Scheffler pocketed $2.7 million for his win at the Masters, plus another $2.1 million for each of his victories at the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play event and the Arnold Palmer Invitational. He got almost $1.5 million for winning the WM Phoenix Open, just shy of his haul for a runner-up finish at the U.S. Open. Scheffler had three second-place finishes during the 2021-22 season, meaning he was top two in almost 1/3 of his 22 starts.

On top of his tournament winnings, Scheffler collected a $4 million bonus for finishing atop the season-long ComcastCMCSA
Business Tour Top 10 standings. In total, the top 10 finishers in the FedExCup regular season standings share a $20 million bonus. Scheffler also got an additional $1 million for capturing the season-long Aon Risk Reward Challenge, a unique competition that tabulates the two best scores from every participating event a player competes in.

Scheffler now has a chance to double his overall season total, as the winner of this year’s FedEx Cup will receive $18 million, including $17 million in cash (the other $1 million is deferred into their retirement account).

The top 125 players in FedExCup qualifying earned a spot in the PGA Tour playoffs, which start with the FedEx St. Jude Championship at TPC Southwind in Memphis Aug. 11-14. From there, 70 players advance to the BMW Championship at Wilmington Country Club (Delaware) on Aug. 18-21. The top 30 move on to the Aug. 25-28 Tour Championship at East Lake Golf in Atlanta.