When did Scottie Scheffler become the Number One ranked player in the Official World Golf Rankings for the first time?

Category: Champions of the Game
Scottie Scheffler number one golfer in the world

Clue

It was a rapid rise.

Answer

Scottie Scheffler became the world's Number One golfer after defeating Kevin Kisner in the 2022 WGC-Dell Match Play March 27, 2022.

More about Scottie Scheffler's rise to the Number One golfer in the world

Scottie Scheffler was born on June 21, 1996 in Dallas, Texas. He started playing on the PGA Tour in 2018.

Scheffler is the 25th golfer to ever be ranked Number One.

His race to Number One started in 2022 when he won the WM Phoenix Open, The Arnold Palmer Invitational, The  WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play and The Masters Tournament.

There were just 42 days between Scheffler's first win and reaching the number one spot in the world golf rankings. Previously no one had achieved that faster than Tiger Woods who managed to climb on to the number one spot 252 days after his first PGA Tour victory.

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