Twenty-four-year-old University of Texas graduate Scottie Scheffler fell just short of his first PGA Tour win at the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play on Sunday afternoon. Just miles from his alma mater at the Austin Country Club, Scheffler lost in the final round to PGA Tour veteran Billy Horschel.
Scheffler landed a birdie in the second hole and kept a lead for two holes, but a seventh-hole bogey propelled Horschel to the front. Another Scheffler bogey gave Horschel a two-stroke advantage through the end.
To get to the finals, Scheffler defeated Matt Kuchar in the semifinals of the knockout tournament. Scheffler also had a standout performance against Spanish professional golfer John Rahm in the quarterfinals, slamming eight birdies to win the round. In the round of 16, Scheffler won every single hole against Ian Poulter.
Originally from Dallas, Texas, Scheffler played golf for UT and helped the team win three Big 12 Championships. He was also named the Phil Mickelson Player of the Year in 2015 and qualified for two U.S. Opens as an amateur in 2016 and 2017.
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Show your love for Tito's and for the community this year with a wide selection of not that ugly, uglyish, ugly, uglier, and ugliest holiday sweaters.
There's lots choose from, and plenty of accessories like scarves and socks, plus gear for your dog, too.
All of the items can be purchased online or at the Love, Tito’s Retail Store in Austin, TX. 100% of all net proceeds from online or in-store purchases go to one of the nonprofits we’ve teamed up with.
🗓 All weekend
Check out this highly anticipated art exhibition with illuminated art along Waller Creek. Tickets are free and the event includes food vendors, dazzling lights, live music, and hands-on activities
All weekend 6 p.m - 10 p.m | 📍Waterloo Park
This iconic holiday tradition lights up for the first time this holiday season starting this weekend! Reserve your spot for an enchanting light and sound performance, delicious hot cocoa, sweet treats, and some overall fun with your friends or family. The show runs till January 6th.
6 p.m and 9 p.m | 📍Mozart's Coffee Roasters - 3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703
This fitness event is free and open to the public. Get your morning started right with a "Fitness in the park" class for kickboxing! The class will be led by certified instructors and is a great way to get a cardio workout in while also honing your self-defense skills.
10 a.m - 11 a.m | 📍 Metz Park
Support local LBGTQ+ and female artists at this outdoor market with over 150 vendors. Get your holiday shopping out of the way at this event, with vendors for food trucks, handmade goods, raffles, hands on workshops and activities, and more.
Did someone say cheese?! If you're like me and always willing to get your hands on a bowl of mac and cheese, then this event is for you. Check out the Mac and Cheese festival happening this weekend to decide which vendor has. the best mac and cheese for yourself, and enjoy the bar with creative cocktails while you're at it. Tickets start at $45.
11 a.m - 3 p.m | 📍Lantana Place - 7415 Southwest Parkway