Xander Schauffele, citizen of Earth, wins Olympic golf gold
The “very international” American gets his breakthrough at the Tokyo Games.
Xander Schauffele leaves Olympics with gold medal, but he almost never arrived in Japan
Xander Schauffele almost didn’t make the trip to Japan for the Olympics. But he now leaves as a gold medal winner.
A PGA Star Wins Gold in Golf, an Event Unmoored From the Games
Xander Schauffele almost didn’t make the trip to Japan for the Olympics. But he defeated a field of pros on the manicured grounds of a former men-only club, in a sport still struggling to get into the Olympic spirit.
What makes Xander Schauffele’s nerve-racking Olympic win such a golden moment
There is not much about the life of a tour pro that a layperson can relate to. Joe Average cannot hit a 200-yard 6-iron or nip a spinner off a tight lie. He has never flown on a private jet. He does not get recognized. The superstar life is, in most contexts, a hyper-specific experience.
US star golfer Xander Schauffele captures gold medal
Xander Schauffele won an Olympic gold medal he badly wanted by overcoming more pressure than he could have imagined Sunday.
Xander Schauffele celebrated gold medal in style — with his grandparents
In a different world, Xander Schauffele’s medal celebration might have included a late night at a glitzy Tokyo club. Not this year.
Olympics 2021: Xander Schauffele finally breaks through and wins Olympic gold
His career has been filled with oh-so-close finishes, but no major wins. That changed Sunday. Schauffele overcame a home-country favorite and won a gold medal for the United States.
USA’s Xander Schauffele Wins Men’s Golf Gold Medal at 2021 Tokyo Olympics
The United States’ Xander Schauffele held off a remarkable rally by Slovakia’s Rory Sabbatini to win the gold medal in men’s golf at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.