Why was Xander Schauffele’s dad at the Olympics?
Why playing in the Olympics means so much to Xander Schauffele and his dad. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions in Japan, Xander Schauffele’s mother was unable to make the trip to watch her son compete in the Olympics this week. The same goes for Schauffele’s wife, whom he married earlier this month.Jul 28, 2021
Was Xander Schauffele’s father an Olympian?
Xander Schauffele always watched the Summer Olympics growing up. He had no choice. His father, Stefan, is a former Olympic hopeful for Germany in the decathlon.Aug 1, 2021
Is Xander Schauffele mom Japanese?
In many ways, Schauffele is a perfect Olympic champion for golf because of his international pedigree. His mom has her Taiwanese-Japanese roots, his father Stefan is half-French and had dreams of competing for Germany in decathlon before an accident cost him vision in one eye.Aug 3, 2021
What is Xander Schauffele putter?
Schauffele then converted the eagle putt with his Odyssey O-Works Red 7 CH mallet putter, the club employing what the company refers to as a “crank hosel.” “The hosel is interesting,” Schauffele told Golf Digest last year. “It creates a little bit of toe hang whereas many mallets are face-balanced.Apr 24, 2022
What wedges does Xander Schauffele use?
Schauffele still plays a 57-degree Vokey SM6 sand wedge.Mar 30, 2022
Who is Xander Schauffele swing coach?
Schauffele’s swing coach right now is, and always has been, his father Stefan. That being said, he did attend San Diego State University and played for the golf team there so he would have played under Ryan Donovan, the head coach of the team.