Xander Schauffele Season 2014-15

HometownSan Diego, Calif.
Previous SchoolLong Beach State


2014-15 Season (As A Senior)
The Aztecs' top finisher in 11 of 14 events, posting a team-best 70.49 scoring average ... Recorded eight top-five performances and 10 top-10s ... Led the squad with 19 rounds below par, including 13 in the 60s ... Was named to the Ben Hogan Award Watch List on March 13 ... Garnered all-Mountain West accolades for the third straight year ... Capped off his collegiate career by earning third-team All-America honors from both Golfweek and PING.

Spring: Finished as SDSU's No. 1 golfer in eight of 10 tournaments, compiling a 70.92 stroke average to go with six top-five placements ... Opened the spring slate with his second collegiate victory as an Aztec, capturing medalist honors at the Barona Collegiate Cup where he established a school record for lowest individual score in relation to par in a 54-hole event with a 17-under 199 (Feb. 9-10) ... Tied for fifth on SDSU's all-time list for lowest 18-hole score after firing back-to-back 64s during the second and third rounds of the aforementioned event ... Followed that performance with a pair of runner-up finishes at The Prestige at PGA West and the National Invitational Tournament in Tucson ... Garnered three consecutive Mountain West Men's Golfer of the Week accolades for his efforts (Feb. 12, Feb. 25, March 4) ... Posted the Aztecs' lowest score ever in a conference meet after landing in the second spot at the Mountain West Championship with a 9-under 204 (May 1-3) ... Tied for fifth at the NCAA New Haven Regional after carding a 3-under 207 (May 14-16) ... Notched his sixth straight round at par or better with a 67 on the final day of competition ... Tied for 45th out of 84 competitors during stroke play at the NCAA Championships (May 29-June 1) ... Compiled a four-round total of 9-over 297 in his final collegiate tournament.

Fall: Led the Aztecs in three of four tournaments during the fall schedule, recording a team-best 71.92 scoring average ... Finished second at the highly competitive Husky Invitational outside of Seattle, followed by a fourth-place showing at the William H. Tucker Invite in Albuquerque.

Summer 2014
Won the California State Amateur Championship at OMNI La Costa Resort and Spa, defeating Texas sophomore Beau Hossler, 2-up, in the 36-hole finals of match play ... Came up short at the Western Amateur in Chicago, Illinois, where he finished in the runner-up spot after falling to Hossler in the match-play finals by an identical 2-up score ... Advanced to match play for the second straight year at the U.S. Amateur Championship ... Ended the summer at No. 19 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking.

2013-14 Season (As A Junior)
Received all-West Region recognition from PING after posting a team-leading eight top-10 finishes, including five top-five performances ... Garnered all-Mountain West accolades for the second year in a row after notching a team-best 71.61 stroke average, which ranked third in conference ... Topped the squad with 16 rounds below par and nine rounds in the 60s ... Also captured MW Men's Golfer of the Week honors on three occasions ... Earned MW all-academic distinction following the spring semester ... Was ranked 39th in the final Golfstat Cup standings.

Spring 2014: Was SDSU's top finisher in five of the team's nine events, averaging 71.37 strokes per round ... Recorded his first victory as an Aztec at the Lamkin Grips San Diego Classic, shooting a combined 11-under 205 for his lowest score in relation to par of the season (March 10-11) ... Finished alone in fourth place at the Jones Invitational two weeks earlier, carding a 4-over 220 to help the Scarlet and Black capture its lone team title of the year (Feb. 24-25) ... Notched three straight top-six efforts in April, including a fifth-place tie at the Mountain West Championship, where he registered a 1-under 213 (April 25-27) ... Tied for the low score of the tournament with a 66 during the final round to help the Aztecs land in the runner-up spot ... Also led SDSU to a fourth-place showing as a team at the highly competitive Western Intercollegiate after tying for sixth on the individual leaderboard with a collective 3-under 207 (April 12-13) ... Collected the second of his three MW Men's Golfer of the Week certificates after logging a solid fifth-place effort in a stacked field at the Texas A&M Aggie Invitational (April 5-6) ... Shot a final-round 68 to finish in 20th with a 3-under 213 at the NCAA Columbia Regional (May 15-17).

Fall: Led the Aztecs in two of three events ... Tied for fourth at the William H.Tucker Invitational in New Mexico after carding a 1-over 217 (Sept. 27-28) ... Also tied for 10th at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational with a 5-under 211, highlighted by a fall-best 69 during the second round (Oct. 14-15).

Summer 2013
Advanced to the round of 16 in match play at the 113th U.S. Amateur Championship in Brookline, Mass.

2012-13 Season (As A Sophomore)
Earned all-Mountain West honors in his first season on The Mesa after transferring from Long Beach State ... Posted a 72.13 stroke average, which ranked second on the team and sixth in the Mountain West ... Was one of three Aztecs to start all 13 tournaments on the year, logging eight top-20 finishes, including three in the top five.

Spring: Averaged 72.07 strokes per round in nine events during the spring slate ... Led the squad with 11 rounds below par, including six in the 60s ... Helped SDSU capture the team title at its own Lamkin Grips San Diego Classic with a third-place performance of 4-under 212 ... Was also the Aztecs' top finisher in three straight tournaments, including an eighth-place showing at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational where he sank 12 birdies en route to a 3-under 210 (April 5-7) ... Received Mountain West Golfer of the Week recognition after tying for fourth at the Western Intercollegiate with a combined 1-under 209 (April 13-14) ... Tied for 10th in his first appearance at the Mountain West Championships with a 1-over 214, highlighted by a second-round 69 (May 3-5) ... Registered two eagles at the NCAA Pullman Regional, finishing with a 1-over 217 to tie for the 41st position (May 16-18).

Fall: Saw action in all four tournaments during the fall schedule, posting a 72.25 stroke average ... Had 11 of 12 completed rounds count toward SDSU's team score ... Collected a top-20 finish in his first event as an Aztec at the Kikkor Golf Husky Invitational, landing in the 18th position after carding a 6-over 222 (Sept. 17-18) ... Overcame a slow start at the PING/Golfweek Preview, firing a final-round 72 to tie for 54th with an 11-over 221 (Sept. 24-25) ... Recorded his lowest score of the season in relation to par at the Alister Mackenzie Invitational, tying for the fifth spot with a combined 9-under 204, which featured a second-round 65 ... Was also the Aztecs' top golfer at the St. Regis Princeville Warrior Wave Invitational where he tied for 26th at 4-over 220 (Nov. 4-5).

2011-12 Season (As A Freshman At Long Beach State)
Captured Big West Conference Freshman of the Year honors and received first-team all-league recognition during his only season at Long Beach State ... Played in all 11 events on the year, helping the 49ers to five team titles and their first NCAA tournament appearance in eight years ... Posted a 72.52 scoring average, finishing with eight rounds in the 60s ... Logged eight top-20 finishes, including five top 10s to go with a trio of top-five performances ... Earned his first collegiate tournament victory at the OGIO-UCSB Invitational at Sandpiper Golf Club in Santa Barbara with a combined 8-under 208 ... Shot a season-low 66 during the final round of The Prestige at PGA West ... Posted a 1-2 record at the Del Walker Match Play Championship in Long Beach, winning his match against UCLA.

Prior to College
Emerged victorious in a playoff to capture the 2011 CIF individual title during his senior campaign at Scripps Ranch High School ... Was also named CIF San Diego Section and Western League Player of the Year ... Received a No. 19 ranking in Golfweek's junior class of 2011 ... Recorded seven top-5 finishes in junior events in 2010 ... Runner-up at AJGA's ClubCorp Mission Hills Desert Junior, Toyota Tour Cups at Warner Springs, Bella Collina and at La Purisima ... Also placed second at the U.S. Junior Amateur ... Finished in fourth-place at the Junior America's Cup, USGA Boys' Junior Amateur Qualifier and Toyota Tour Cup at the Classic Club.


Spring 2015

Barona 71-64-64--199 (1st)
The Prestige 70-68-67--205 (T-2nd)
Arizona NIT 70-69-73--212 (T-2nd)
Lamkin SD Classic 70-74-72--216 (T-10th)
Oregon Duck 73-72-72--217 (T-5th)
ASU Thunderbird 73-70-70--213 (T-19th)
Western Intercollegiate 71-70-72--213 (T-14th)
NCAA New Haven Regional 70-70-67--207 (T-5th)

Fall 2014

SW Intercollegiate 77-69-72--220 (T-18th)
William H. Tucker 67-69-77--213 (4th)

Spring 2014

The Prestige 70-74-74--218 (T-43rd)
Jones Invite 73-72-75--220 (4th)
Lamkin Grips SD Classic 67-71-67--205 (1st)
Aggie Invite 76-71-74--221 (5th)
Western Intercollegiate 69-70-68--207 (T-6th)
MW Championship 71-75-66--212 (T-5th)
NCAA Columbia Regional 73-72-68--213 (20th)

Fall 2013

Kikkor Golf Husky Invite 75-77-71--223 (T-44th)
William H. Tucker Invite 72-72-73--217 (T-4th)

Spring 2013

The Prestige 76-73-74--223 (T-45th)
North Ranch Intercollegiate 77-77-79--233 (51st)
Lamkin Grips SD Classic 72-70-70--212 (T-3rd)
Don Puckette N.I.T. 66-78-74--212 (T-29th)
U.S. Intercollegiate 71-70-69--210 (T-16th)
ASU Thunderbird Invite 72-68-70--210 (8th)
Western Intercollegiate 67-74-68--209 (T-4th)
MW Championship 71-69-74--214 (T-10th)
NCAA Pullman Regional 71-75-71--212 (T-41st)

Fall 2012

Kikkor Golf Husky Invite 72-76-74--222 (T-18th)
PING/Golfweek Preview 76-73-72--221 (T-54th)
Alister MacKenzie Invite 68-65-71--204 (T-5th)
Warrior Wave Invite 76-70-74--220 (T-26th)