A graduate of San Diego State University, Xander turned pro in 2015 and earned his PGA Tour card after graduating from the Web.com Tour following the 2016 season. Xander had a record breaking 2016/17 Rookie season on the PGA Tour with two wins at the Greenbrier Classic and Tour Championship, as well as a 5th place finish in the US Open at Erin Hills. Xander finished the season 3rd on the Fedex Cup Rankings, which is the best finish by a Rookie in the history of the Fedex Cup. Xander's success has continued into his Sophmore season with multiple Top 10 finishes including T2 at The Players Championship, T6 at The US Open and T2 at The Open Championship. Xander leaped into the top 10 in the World Golf Rankings by winning the WGC HSBC Championship late in 2018 and followed that up with another win at the Sentry Tournament of Champions in January 2019 which moved him to the top o the FedEx cup Standings.
After finishing as the low amateur at the 2008 Open Championship, Chris turned pro and joined the European Tour. He has three career wins, most recently at the 2016 BMW PGA Championship, and finished tied for third at the 2009 Open Championship. In 2015, "Woody" broke into the top 50 in the world rankings and earned a spot at the 2016 Masters. His dedication and desire for perfection have helped him continue to excel on the course and it shows as he earned a spot on the 2016 European Ryder Cup team. He is currently ranked 89th in the World Golf Rankings.
Erik Van Rooyen
Hailing from South Africa, Erik attended the University of Minnesota from 2009 - 2013 where he captained the golf team and had 6 Top 10 finishes in his Senior season. He turned professional in 2013 and has since spent time on The Sunshine Tour and Challenge Tour. He recorded two wins in 2017 once on the Sunshine Tour at the Eye of Africa PGA Championship and on the Challenge Tour at the Hainan Open. Following a top 15 finish in the 2017 Challenge Tour Rankings Erik earned a spot on the European Tour for the 2017/18 Season. Erik finished 38th in the Race to Dubai Rankings, the highest of any 2017 Challenge Tour graduate, after attaining five top tens in his debut season. Erik went on to win the 2018 European Tour Graduate of the year, finishing 11 places above his nearest rival.
Cameron Davis capped off a stellar amateur career in 2016 by winning the Individual portion of the Eisenhower Trophy and ending the season as the 4th ranked amateur in the world. Cameron proceeded to get his professional career off to a solid start with a T15th place finish in the 2016 OHL Classic at Mayakoba and capped off his first year as a professional by coming from six shots behind Jason Day to win the 2017 Australian Open. Cameron continued his success by logging his first win on the Web.com Tour at the 2018 Nashville Golf Open Benefitting the Snedeker Foundation. This win helped propel Cameron onto the PGA Tour for the 2018/2019 season.
A graduate of University of Arkansas, Taylor turned pro in 2016 after earning Second-Team All-SEC honors during his senior season. Taylor earned full status on the Mackenzie Tour (Canada) for 2016, ending the year with five top 10 finishes and his first professional victory at the Staal Foundation Open. Taylor earned his Web.com Card for the 2017 season following his 3rd place finish on the Mackenzie Tour Order of Merit.
A well-rounded individual, Brandon makes the jump to professional golf after obtaining a degree in Product Design from Stanford. While at Stanford, Brandon led the golf team to its 11th PAC 12 title and the schools 9th NCAA Championship title in 2019. Rising to #5 in the World Amateur Golf Rankings, Brandon was the first amateur to compete in both the U.S. and British Open since 1967. He captured medalist honors at the 2019 U.S. Amateur at Pinehurst, firing a competitive course record, 5-under-par, 65 on Course No. 4. Later in the summer, he helped the USA take home the Walker Cup trophy at Royal Liverpool.
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Matt BaldwinChallenge Tour (ENG)
Mark CalcavecchiaChampions Tour (USA)
Cameron DavisPGA Tour (AUS)
Edouard EspanaChallenge Tour (FRA)
Scott GregoryEuropean Tour (ENG)
David HowellEuropean Tour (ENG)
Denzel IeremiaPGA Tour (AUS)
Scott JamiesonEuropean Tour (SCO)
Dermot McElroyChallenge Tour (NIR)
Taylor MooreKorn Ferry Tour (USA)
James MorrisonEuropean Tour (ENG)
Xander SchauffelePGA Tour (USA)
Erik Van Rooyen European Tour (RSA)
Nick VokeKorn Ferry Tour (NZ)
Marc WarrenEuropean Tour (SCO)
Chris WoodEuropean Tour (ENG)
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