Adam Derek Scott is an Australian professional golfer who plays mainly on the PGA Tour. He has won 23 official money tournaments around the world, on many of golf's major tours. His biggest win to date was the 2013 Masters Tournament, his first major championship and the first Masters won by an Australian in its 77-year history. Other significant wins include the 2004 Players Championship and the 2011 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. He was the runner-up in the 2012 Open Championship, leading by four strokes with four holes to play before bogeying all of them to lose the title by a stroke to Ernie Els.
On 26 August 2013, Scott reached a career high Official World Golf Ranking of second with a win at The Barclays. He has been ranked inside the top 10 for over 270 weeks in his career.