Xander Schauffele’s father, Stefan, is half-French and half-German. Xander’s mother, Ping-Yi Chen, is from Chinese Taipei and grew up in Japan.
He is part of golf’s famous Class of 2011, which also includes Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas and Daniel Berger.
Xander won the 2011 California State High School Championship.
He also won the 2020 gold medal in golf while representing the USA at the Olympics in Tokyo, holding off the challenge of Slovakia’s Rory Sabbatini.