At the 2017 TOUR Championship, Schauffele became the first rookie to win the tournament. It was also only his second PGA Tour win, as he previously won the 2017 Greenbrier Classic.
Schauffele is looking for his first major title, but he has two top-10 finishes in majors this season. At the U.S. Open, Schauffele shot at 68 on Sunday to move into the top 10 and tie for sixth. At the 2018 Open Championship, Schauffele was tied for the lead with Kevin Kisner and Jordan Speith going into the final round. He ended up in a tie for second and two shots behind winner Francesco Molinari. Schauffele also tied for second at The Players Championship.