Adam Scott is an Australian professional golfer. Scott turned professional midway through the 2000 season. He earned his card for the 2001 European Tour season in just eight starts as a professional, his best result being a tie for sixth at the Linde German Masters.
Scott plays mainly on the PGA Tour. He was the World No. 1 ranked golfer, from mid-May to August 2014. He has won 31 professional tournaments around the world (3 being unofficial money events), on many of golf's major tours. Scott's biggest win to date was the 2013 Masters Tournament, his first major championship and the only Masters won by an Australian (as of 2021). Other significant wins include the 2004 Players Championship, the 2011 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and the 2016 WGC-Cadillac Championship. He was the runner-up in the 2012 Open Championship, losing the title by a stroke to Ernie Els.
Scott serves as the touring professional at The Pines Golf Course Sanctuary Cove, where he resides while in Australia.