Bowditch was born in Newcastle, New South Wales. He had a distinguished amateur career, which includes medalist honors at the 2001 Australian Amateur.
Bowditch plays on the PGA Tour of Australasia and its developmental Von Nida Tour. He also plays in the United States, alternating between the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour. He won the 2005 Jacob’s Creek Open Championship, co-sanctioned by the PGA Tour of Australasia and the Nationwide Tour. He won again on the Nationwide Tour at the 2010 Soboba Golf Classic. He finished the year 17th on the money list and earned his 2011 PGA Tour card.
Scott has taught Steven since 2009 since which he has won twice in Australia and once in the U.S. Nationwide Tour. Steven finished 10th on the PGA Tour qualifying school to secure his card for the 2013 season.