Catapulted himself to world No.1 with his first three PGA Tour wins before adding his maiden Major title with a commanding three-stroke victory at The Masters in 2022.
It was all achieved in the space of six tournaments and he almost added the US Open, finishing joint runner-up a stroke behind Matt Fitzpatrick.
He shared second spot again in May's PGA Championship and was third at the recent US Open, while a joint-eighth placing on his Open debut at Royal St George's in 2021 followed finishes of eighth and seventh in the PGA Championship and US Open – and that after a tie for fourth in the 2020 PGA, only the fifth major of his career.
Two weeks later produced a 12-under-par 59 at the Northern Trust event, just the 12th sub-60 score in PGA Tour history, and became Rookie of the Year.
Was among Steve Stricker’s six wild cards for the 2021 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits, where he was unbeaten and beat then-world No.1 Jon Rahm in the singles. Qualified for the 2016 US Open aged 19 and the following year was leading amateur in joint 27th place.
The 2013 US junior champion earned Walker Cup honours four years later and now has not only a major, but also a World Golf Championship.
Wins at the WM Phoenix Open and Players Championship in February and March respectively returned Scheffler to world No.1.