PGA Tour

4 nominated for PGA Tour Player of the Year award

2019-08-29 11:36
Brooks Koepka
Brooks Koepka (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Following the conclusion of the FedEx Cup playoffs, the nominees for the PGA Tour Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year were finalised.

The nominees were selected by the PGA Tour Player Directors and members of the Player Advisory Council (PAC).

The nominees for the Jack Nicklaus Award as the PGA Tour Player of the Year are Brooks Koepka, Matt Kuchar, Rory McIlroy and Xander Schauffele.

The nominees for the Arnold Palmer Award as the PGA Tour Rookie of the Year are Cameron Champ, Sungjae Im, Adam Long, Collin Morikawa and Matthew Wolff.

The Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year awards are determined by a member vote, with PGA Tour members who played in at least 15 FedExCup events during the 2018/19 season eligible to vote.

The voting will close on Friday, September 6 with the winners set to be announced at a later date.

This is the first year the PGA Tour Rookie of the Year will receive the prestigious Arnold Palmer Award. The Arnold Palmer Award is a tribute to its namesake's influence on countless young players and a fitting honor for its recipients, who will shape the game and the PGA Tour for generations to come.

Player of the Year nominees:

Brooks Koepka

Matt Kuchar

Rory McIlroy

Xander Schauffele

Rookie of the Year nominees:

Cameron Champ

Sungjae Im

Adam Long

Collin Morikawa

Matthew Wolff

Compiled by Lynn Butler

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