His grandfather, Alfredo Schuler, built a number of golf courses in Chile after emigrating from Germany and it was he who encouraged the young Felipe to take up the game at the age of nine. Golf has been his life ever since and all his family still live on a golf course. Has won more than 30 events in Chile but was forced to change his swing in 2004 when he broke a bone in his back, which took five months to heal. Had an unsuccessful rookie season on The European Tour in 2006 when he failed to keep his card, but bounced back with a sensational season on the 2007 Challenge Tour, winning twice to finish the year in third place in the Rankings. Proved his rehabilitation was complete with his first European Tour victory in February 2008, holding off the challenge of the experienced Jeev Milkha Singh to win the Enjoy Jakarta Astro Indonesia Open. Followed that up in 2009 with a solid year, his best finish coming at the Johnnie Walker Classic where he finished tied second, but struggled in 2010 and kept his card by the skin of his teeth by finishing 116th in The Race to Dubai. Enjoyed less stressful finishes in 2011 and 2012, coming 54th and 79th respectively. Educated at the University of North Florida where he studied International Business. Elected as a member of The European Tour Tournament Committee in 2012.