Scottie Scheffler, wife Meredith welcome baby boy ahead of PGA Championship


Scottie Scheffler was met with congratulations as he arrived on the Valhalla Golf Membership on Monday after he picked up yet one more title final week: dad. 

The ten-time PGA Tour winner took to social media on Monday to announce the delivery of his first youngster. 

Scottie Scheffler celebrates and kisses his spouse Meredith Scheffler following his five-stroke victory on the 18th gap within the remaining spherical of the Arnold Palmer Invitational offered by Mastercard at Bay Hill Membership and Lodge on March 10, 2024 in Orlando, Florida. (Keyur Khamar/PGA TOUR by way of Getty Photos)

“Welcome to the world infant. Your mother & dad love you a lot,” Scheffler mentioned in a put up on Instagram. 

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Scheffler had been on a three-week break as he and his spouse, Meredith, awaited the arrival of their youngster. They welcomed child Bennett on Could 8, in keeping with The Related Press. 

“I had, I believe, fairly excessive expectations of what it could really feel like, and I believe these have been far exceeded,” Scheffler informed Golf Channel’s Todd Lewis on Monday. 

“It was pretty difficult leaving the home this morning, however I’m right here. I’m dedicated to taking part in this week. I’m excited to be out right here competing.”

Scottie Scheffle and his wife at the Players Championship

Scottie Scheffler of the USA poses with the PLAYERS Championship trophy and his spouse Meredith after placing in to win on the 18th gap for his second consecutive win at THE PLAYERS Championship through the remaining spherical on the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass on March 17, 2024 in Ponte Vedra Seaside, Florida. (Ben Jared/PGA TOUR by way of Getty Photos)

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“I informed my little man after I was leaving, ‘I do not’ wanna go away, however I gotta go away,’” Scheffler continued. 

“I’m known as to return out right here and do issues to the most effective of my means and so displaying up this week, particularly with the climate forecast the subsequent couple of days, I do know I needed to be right here to get some follow in to only see what’s going to occur the subsequent few days.” 

Scheffler is seeking to proceed his scorching streak, regardless of the additional day off. He has not performed since profitable the RBC Heritage, which got here every week after he gained his second Masters green jacket.

Scottie Scheffler gets the green jacket

2023 Masters champion Jon Rahm, proper, locations the inexperienced jacket on 2024 Masters champion Scottie Scheffler through the inexperienced jacket ceremony following the ultimate spherical of the Masters Match in Augusta, Georgia, on April 14, 2024. (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Community)

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Scheffler, who completed T2 on the PGA Championship final 12 months, is coming off a streak of profitable 4 of his final 5 tournaments. 

“I believe because the week goes on I’ll get increasingly immersed in what I’m doing and simply making an attempt to do my finest to remain as current as I can on the golf course after which after I get house, I’ll be calling house as a lot as potential.” 

The Related Press contributed to this report. 

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