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Nominees for Top Player, Rookie Announced

Last Updated on Monday, 15 September 2014 18:37 Monday, 15 September 2014 18:28

altPONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida (PGATOUR.COM) — Following the conclusion of the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola, nominees for PGA TOUR Player of the Year and PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year were finalized 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 (alphabetically): Billy Horschel, Martin Kaymer, Rory McIlroy, Jimmy Walker and Bubba Watson. The nominees for PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year are Victor Dubuisson, Chesson Hadley and Brooks Koepka.



Horschel Caps Amazing Run with FedEx Cup

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 September 2014 22:29 Sunday, 14 September 2014 22:10

Billy Horschel

Canadian Press

ATLANTA, Georgia (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Just three weeks ago, Billy Horschel had every reason to start looking ahead to next season.

He had missed the cut in the first FedEx Cup playoff event to fall to No. 82 in the standings. He only had two top 10s all year, scant evidence that he was on the verge of something special. He was weeks away from becoming a father.

What followed was the best golf of his life, and a payoff that was more than he could grasp.



Commissioner Finchem Pleased with Growth of Tour

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 September 2014 17:58 Thursday, 11 September 2014 17:53

Tim Finchem


PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem held his annual "State of the TOUR" press conference. In it, he discussed his optimism for the Tour now and in the future, as the Tour continues to cement its reputation as the path to the PGA TOUR.

It has been an exciting season on the Tour, as numerous young players excelled throughout the Regular Season to secure TOUR status for 2014-15, and more are jockeying to earn status through the Finals.



From the Fringe: Couples Will Host Radio Show on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 September 2014 17:27 Thursday, 11 September 2014 17:23

Fred Couples

Canadian Press

ATLANTA, Georgia (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Fred Couples has been talking sports for 20 years at PGA Tour events. Now he can do it as host of his own radio show.

"The Fred Couples Show" will debut on SiriusXM PGA Tour on Sept. 25, the night before the Ryder Cup begins. Along with being a Masters champion, former No. 1 player in the world and member of the World Golf Hall of Fame, Couples is a renowned sports junkie.



Graduating Canadians Aim to Break Country’s Winless Streak on PGA TOUR

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 22:36 Wednesday, 10 September 2014 22:32

altCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Kevin Prise/PGATOUR.COM) — A Canadian-born player has not won on the PGA TOUR since Mike Weir emerged victorious at the 2007 Fry's Electronics Open, his eighth TOUR victory.

Canada has been close: Weir finished runner-up at this year's Byron Nelson Championship, Graham DeLaet finished runner-up at the Farmers Insurance and Waste Management Phoenix Opens, and David Hearn lost in a playoff at last year's John Deere Classic. But the Canadian drought is pushing seven years now.



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