Player Profile – Adam Scott
Full Name: Adam Derek Scott
Nick Name: Scotty
Date of Birth: 16th July, 1980
Place of Birth: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Residence: Crans-Montana, Switzerland
Turned Pro: 2000
Tour plays: PGA Tour of Australia, European Tour, PGA Tour
Major Titles: Masters 2013
Born to Phil and Pam, at the age of 7 Adam Scott had to move with his family to Queensland where he developed his love for the beach. Adam Scott is also an active surfer. From there Adam found his love for Golf. His father, Phil Scott was not a professional golfer, but he was a member of the Australian PGA. Phil Scott was the first coach of Adam, who taught him the fundamentals of golf by keeping it simple and natural. Phil also stressed on the need of solid technique, which is a must to become a good golfer. At the age of 17, Adam got admitted to the KooralbynInternationalSchool in Queensland which is known for its golfing programs. After three years in the school, Adam went to the USA and enrolled himself in the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and after that, he turned pro in the year 2000.
After one year of turning into pro-Adam Scott tasted the first taste of victory by winning the Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa under the European Tour banner. Later he joined the US Tour and started winning tournaments all across the US. In 2003 Scott won the Player’s Championship to become the youngest ever. By 2006, Adam Scott was at No.3 in the rankings and also won Byron Nelson Championship in the year 2008, After an emotional breakup with his longtime girlfriend and started dating with famous tennis star Ana Ivanovic Adam Scott gained his lost his form and since then he has been unstoppable. Winning the Masters in the year 2013 is the biggest achievement of Adam Scott till date. Although Adam Scott and Anna Ivanovic have been separated for a few months now.
Adam Scott Quote:
“I don’t know how to digest it all at the moment, but it was incredible. I am just so proud of myself and everyone around me who has helped me”
(On winning the 2013 Masters Tournament)