Masters Champion Scottie Scheffler’s Deep Lafayette Connection
Scottie Scheffler is the talk of the sports world today.
Ranked #1 in the world, the golfer won his first green jacket on Sunday, dominating The Masters to win his first major championship.
Winning by three strokes, Scheffler's -10 dismissed any doubters who felt his world ranking may not be indicative of his play.
The best golfers need the best caddies, whose responsibilities go far beyond carrying clubs and keeping score.
A deep connection between a golfer and his caddie is imperative for any champion of the sport.
Scheffler's caddie is Ted Scott, a native of Lafayette, who knows the course at Augusta as well as anyone.
With Scheffler's victory, Ted Scott became only the 5th man in history to be on the bag for three or more Masters wins.
Scott worked as two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson's caddie for 15 years, helping Watson win two green jackets (2012, 2014).
The two mutually agreed to part ways last October, with Scott reportedly planning to move into teaching golf lessons.
A call from Scheffler last November changed that, and now Scott is on the bag for the #1 ranked golfer in the world.
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