Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Golf News: US PGA player of the Year - Surprise, Surprise

Tiger Woods was named the US PGA Tour Player of the Year on Tuesday, earning the accolade from his peers for the third year in a row and the ninth time in the past 11 seasons.

"To earn the respect of your peers is the highest honor you can receive," tour commissioner Tim Finchem said.

Woods was again the dominant force on the US tour in 2007, posting seven tournament victories and 12 top-10 finishes.

The 31-year-old also collected his eighth career Arnold Palmer Award as the tour's top money winner, earning just under 10.9 million dollars.

Woods captured his 13th major title with his triumph at the PGA Championship in August. He also captured the inaugural FedEx Cup, winning a pair of the playoff series events.

Brandt Snedeker earned Rookie of the Year honors after notching six top-10 finishes en route to placing 20th on the overall FedEx Cup points list.

The engaging Tennessean earned 2,836,643 dollars - the third-highest rookie total in tour history...

Read the complete golf news article

Well this news will Surprise no one, but no one will be thinking that Tiger didn't deserve it - what a year! Congratualtions to Brandt Snedeker who took out rookie of the year.

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