Who is Golf Star Scottie Scheffler's Wife? All About Meredith Scheffler

The high school sweethearts hosted a festive holiday wedding in December 2020.
Scottie Scheffler and wife Meredith Scheffler
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Sarah Hanlon
Updated May 14, 2024

Scottie Scheffler and his wife Meredith were the talk of the 2024 Masters. On April 14, the golf pro—who's currently ranked #1 in the world—won the Masters for the second time in three years, edging out popular names like Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler and Rory McIlroy. But despite his stellar performance throughout the entire tournament, he told reporters that he could have dropped out at a moment's notice...because his wife was due to go into labor with their first child any day. (Luckily, it wasn't necessary; baby Bennett was born the following month.)

Scottie Scheffler and his wife Meredith share one of our favorite golf romances. The high school sweethearts had eyes for each other since their freshman year, but didn't begin dating until they were seniors. They hosted a whimsical winter-themed wedding in December 2020, and recently welcomed their first child.

We break down everything to know about Scottie and Meredith Scheffler's love story, including exactly how they sparked romance, the details of their wedding day, and how she's supported him throughout his flourishing career.

  • Scottie Scheffler is married to Meredith Scheffler. They have been together for 10 years.
  • Scottie Scheffler and Meredith Scheffler met as freshmen at Highland Park High School in Dallas, Texas.
  • Scottie Scheffler and Meredith Scheffler got married on December 4, 2020.
  • Scottie Scheffler and his wife Meredith Scheffler welcomed their first child, son Bennett, in May 2024.

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Who is Scottie Scheffler's Wife, Meredith Scheffler?

Scottie Scheffler and his wife Meredith
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Scottie Scheffler's wife is Meredith (Scudder) Scheffler. A native of Dallas, Texas, she attended Texas A&M University and graduated with a degree in communications. She currently works as the Director of Curating Opportunities at Behind Every Door, a nonprofit that provides programming for children and young adults in underdeveloped Dallas neighborhoods.

She opened up about her passion for her career in an interview with Essential Golf, saying, "I believe everyone has unique gifting. I love being part of an organization that is showing kids their giftings and giving them a chance to not only discover those gifts but see who God created them to be."

How Scottie Scheffler and Meredith Scheffler Met

Scottie Scheffler and his wife Meredith met while they were freshmen in high school. The Dallas natives both attended Highland Park High School and allegedly had eyes for each other from the start—but it wasn't until their senior year that they struck up a romance.

"At the beginning of high school I always thought he had a super humble ambiance about him, that he was just a really down-to-earth guy that doesn't take himself too seriously," Meredith told Golf Digest. "Even when he had amazing accomplishments, that wasn't the most important thing about him."

Meredith and Scottie Scheffler's Relationship Timeline

Scottie and Meredith Scheffler
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Scottie Scheffler and his wife Meredith have been by each other's sides (almost) since the beginning. From the high school hallways to the PGA tour, here's a peek at the couple's complete relationship timeline, from 2013 to today.

2013-2014: Scottie Scheffler and Meredith Scheffler Begin Dating

Although they met as freshmen at Highland Park High School, Scottie Scheffler and Meredith Scudder officially began dating during their senior year. Even then, after knowing him for four years, Meredith didn't realize just how skilled her boyfriend was until she saw him in a golf tournament commercial.

"I won the U.S. Junior in 2013 and in 2014 I had the opportunity to play in the Byron Nelson as a high school student," Scheffler said during a press interview at the 2023 Sentry Tournament of Champions. "I was at [Meredith's] house one day, we were hanging out with her dad or something, and the commercial came on TV. And she was kind of looking around. She was like, Wait a minute, isn't that next weekend? Isn't that what you're doing?'"

December 2020: Scottie and Meredith Scheffler Get Married

Scottie and Meredith continued dating after high school, even as their collegiate careers took them on separate paths. (He went to the University of Texas, while she studied at Texas A&M). After dating long-distance for four years, Scheffler proposed during a hiking trip at the Arbor Hills Nature Preserve in Texas.

Scottie and Meredith Scheffler got married on December 4, 2020, at Arlington Hall in Dallas, Texas. The couple leaned into a wintry aesthetic for their wedding day, and even gave their guests red Santa hats to wear during the reception. We break down all the festive details from their nuptials below.

2023: Scottie Scheffler Jokes Wife Meredith "Learned" to Love Golf

Scottie Scheffler and his wife Meredith
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At the 2023 Sentry Tournament of Champions, Scottie Scheffler shared an adorable detail about his relationship with his wife. Speaking to reporters, the golfer revealed that she didn't know much about the sport when they started dating—but after years of supporting him at various PGA tournaments, she turned into somewhat of an amateur pro.

"She's learned fast," he said. "She's a student of the game. She's come to learn it." He also added that the game helped foster a deeper relationship with her in-laws. "She's spent a lot of time around my parents who love golf," he continued. "She's learning."

April 2024: Pregnant Meredith Scheffler Supports Husband Scottie From Afar as He Wins The Masters

Scottie Scheffler and his wife Meredith were the talk of the 2024 Masters. With their first baby due to arrive three weeks after the tournament date, Scheffler told the Golf Channel that he would leave Augusta at a moment's notice if his wife went into labor. Luckily, he didn't need to withdraw early—and he went on to win the tournament (marking his second Masters victory in three years).

In his highly-anticipated Butler Cabin interview at Augusta National, Scheffler opened up about balancing the tournament with his wife's impending due date. "It's a very special time for both of us. I can't put into words what it means to win this tournament again. I really can't put into words what it's going to be like to be a father for the first time," he said. "I'm looking forward to getting home and celebrating with Meredith. It's been a long week here without her, but I'm just looking forward to getting home."

May 2024: Meredith and Scottie Scheffler's Son Is Born

Luckily, Scottie Scheffler didn't have to leave the Masters early after all. He and his wife welcomed their son Bennett a few weeks after the tournament, in May 2024. The new dad opened up about the milestone to the Golf Channel, telling reporters, "It's a pretty amazing feeling. It was fun times at the Scheffler home, for sure."

The golfer also shared a photo of the newborn on Instagram, writing, "Welcome to the world little one. Your mom & dad love you so much."

Meredith and Scottie Scheffler's Wedding Photos & Details

Scottie Scheffler and his wife Meredith got married on December 4, 2020, at Arlington Hall in Dallas, Texas. According to their photographer, John Cain, the venue was decked out in seasonal holiday decor, including string lights and wintry white flowers.

Meredith Scheffler wore a strapless Martina Liana dress with a tulle ball gown skirt, while Scottie opted for a classic black tux. The couple gifted their friends Santa hats and light-up necklaces to wear during the reception, and they exited under a cloud of (fake) snow.

On their third anniversary in 2023, Scottie shared a sweet throwback to the wedding on Instagram. "Here's to year 3," he wrote. "Happy anniversary Mere!"

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