The only amateur to advance out of the Columbus, Ohio, sectional, Scheffler made a birdie on the fourth playoff hole at The Lakes Golf & Country Club to earn a second consecutive U.S. Open start. Scheffler also qualified for the U.S. Open last year via a playoff in Columbus. Won the 2013 U.S. Junior Amateur and was a quarterfinalist in the 2013 U.S. Amateur. Just completed his junior season at the University of Texas, where he was an All-American performer this past season. Sister, Callie, played at Texas A&M. Member of the 2016 USA World Amateur Team. Recipient of the 2015 Phil Mickelson Award for being the nation's best freshman golfer. Also named 2015 Big 12 Newcomer of the Year.
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