Take a look at what Sunday’s win at the WGC-HSBC Champions in China means for the career of American star Xander Schauffele.
• His maiden European Tour victory in his 14th appearance.
• His best previous finish on the European Tour in the 2018 season was tied second at the Open Championship.
• His first top 10 finish in a World Golf Championships event. In his past five starts at WGCs, his best finish was a tie for 13th at the 2017 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.
• Moves to 3,092,488 points on the Race to Dubai Rankings presented by Rolex, up to fourth from 22nd.
• The seventh European Tour win for a player from America this season following Phil Mickelson (WGC-Mexico Championship), Bubba Watson (WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play), Patrick Reed (Masters Tournament), Brooks Koepka (US Open and US PGA Championship) and Justin Thomas (WGC-Bridgestone Invitational).
• The 222nd European Tour win for a player from America.
• He won twice on the US PGA Tour in 2017 at the Greenbrier Classic and Tour Championship.
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