Adam Scott was born in Adelaide, South Australia and spent his teenage years on the Gold Coast, Queensland. Scott is an avid surfer and a fan of Australia Rules Football, where he supports the Adelaide Crows.
Scott turned professional in 2000 and quickly earned his European tour card in 2001. He is well respected on tour, and had a breakthrough win at the 2004 Players Championship.
Adam Scott is known for his perfect golf swing that has often been compared to Tiger Woods.