Adam Scott factfile

Last Updated: 15/03/14 3:09pm

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Adam Scott celebrates victory in 2013

Adam Scott celebrates victory in 2013

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We take look back at the career that helped turn Adam Scott from a world junior champ to a Masters winner.

1980: Born July 16, Adelaide.

1997: Wins world junior title.

2000: Turns professional and secures his European Tour card for the following season in just eight starts.

2001: Wins first European Tour title at Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa.

2002: Wins twice more in Europe and also joins US Tour.

2003: Claims victories on both sides of the Atlantic and makes first of five consecutive appearances for the International team in the Presidents Cup.

2004: At the age of 23 years, eight months and 12 days, becomes youngest winner of the Players Championship, golf's unofficial fifth major.

2006: Wins season-ending Tour Championship on US Tour and finishes third on the money list.

2007: January - climbs to a career-high third in the world.

2008: Wins Qatar Masters with a course-record 61 in the final round.

2009: Snaps a club in half in frustration during the Memorial Tournament, where he misses his seventh cut in eight events. In October drops to 76th in world rankings.

2011: April - Finishes joint second in the US Masters after Charl Schwartzel birdies the final four holes at Augusta to win by two shots; July - Hires Tiger Woods's caddie Steve Williams on a permanent basis after Williams is sacked by Woods; August - Wins first World Golf Championship event at the Bridgestone Invitational, but win is overshadowed by Williams claiming "That's the best win I've ever had" despite winning 13 major titles with Woods; November - Scott stands by Williams after the New Zealander made comments which he admitted "could be construed as racist" about Woods at a caddie awards dinner in Shanghai.

2012: July 22 - Leads by four shots with four holes to play in Open Championship at Royal Lytham, but bogeys all four and loses by one shot to Ernie Els, who birdied the 18th.

2013: April 14 - Wins first major title in US Masters at Augusta, beating Angel Cabrera with a birdie on the second hole of a sudden-death play-off.

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