Schwartzel has a permanent place in LIV Golf history as its first individual winner at the inaugural event in London. His victory also helped the all-South African Stinger GC to the first team title. Schwartzel shot to fame when he reeled off four consecutive birdies to win the 2011 US Masters and has 16 worldwide wins since turning pro in 2002. He has spent more than 440 weeks in the world top 50.
QUICK FACTS ...
Greatest influence on golfing career? My dad
Golfer you most admire? Tiger Woods, to have dominated the game like he did
Number of holes-in-one? 7
If you could play any course in the world, it would be … Leopard Creek
Golf achievement you’re most proud of? Masters 2011
Round of golf you’ve enjoyed the most? Final round Masters 2011
Your perfect golf shot? The one I envisioned
If you could acquire one trait from another golfer, what would it be? Tiger Woods, best pressure player
Shot that gives you the most difficulty? High draw driver
Most interesting thing about being a professional golfer? The unknown to what tomorrow brings