Who are Xander Schauffele’s grandparents? His grandparents are natives of Japan and currently reside there. Read the article to know more about Xander’s father and mother.
Xander Schauffele made his family and country proud by winning a gold medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics.
Schauffele made his PGA Tour debut at the CareerBuilder Challenge in La Quinta, California in 2016-17. He was also recognized as one of only 15 players to ever reach 10 under par at the U.S Open.
Who Are Xander Schauffele Grandparents?
Xander Schauffele’s grandparent’s name has not been openly revealed to the public as of yet. However, his grandparents currently live in Japan.
They are happily watching their grandson play in person at the Olympics.
Unfortunately, they are not able to attend personally due to the Covid-19 protocol prohibit spectators.
Xander does speak some Japanese as he has visited Japan more than dozen times. He also played his first professional tournament at Yamanashi.
Moreover, Xander’s great-grandfathers played soccer at the European premier level.
Who Are Xander Schauffele Parents? Meet His Family
Xander Schauffele’s father is a German/French naturalized immigrant and his mother is a Taiwanese naturalized immigrant, who grew up in Japan.
His parents are Stefan Schauffele and Ping Yi.
Further, Schauffele’s father has been his only swing coach throughout his golf career while his mother isn’t but happily supports her son throughout all of his games.
Stefan was an aspiring decathlete in Germany 40 years ago and a former Olympic.
Talking about Xander’s family, his father moved to the United States to start a new life, and that is how Stefan met his wife at U.S International University which is now known as Alliant in San Diego.
In addition, Schauffele has a brother named Nico Schauffele.
Who Is Xander Schauffele?
Xander Schauffele is an American professional golfer, who plays the PGA Tour.
His age is 27 years old. Xander was born on October 25, 1993, in San Diego, California, U.S.
At the age of 27, Xander is a proud golfer who turned professional in 2015 and made 6 professional wins.
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He also stands at the height of 5 feet and 10 inches tall.
Furthermore, he goes by his full name as Alexander Victor Schauffele.
Speaking of his success, Xander is known for his first playoff hole defeating Tony Finau at the WGC-HSBC Champion event in Shanghai China on October 28, 2018.
He has spoken about the pride and honor of performing at the Olympics. According to PGA Tour, “A gold medal? That’s something I’ve dreamt of more recently. … I think it would be cool to say you have a gold medal – or any kind of medal – from the Olympics.”