The Iron Scheff'
After the world's top ranked golfer, Jon Rahm of Spain, withdrew from the 2023 The Players Championship golf tournament, Scottie Scheffler of the United States, knew his window of opportunity widened.
Thursday-Sunday he tallied a 68, 69, 65 and 69, respectively, on a 72-par course.
When the dust settled, he sat atop the leaderboard at 17 under par, $4.5 million richer, and claimed the new No. 1 World Golf Ranking.