Date: September 25, 2013
Author: PGA Tour

Scott nominated for Player of the Year

Australia&aposs reigning Masters champion Adam Scott is one of five players nominated for the PGA Tour&aposs Player of the Year Award. Scott entered 16 events and won twice: Masters Tournament and The Barclays. He finished fourth in the FedExCup and recorded a total of six top-10 finishes. He finished sixth on official money list ($4,892,611). Following Sunday s conclusion of the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola, nominees for PGA TOUR Player of the Year and PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year were finalised by the PGA TOUR Player Directors and members of the Player Advisory Council (PAC). 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 12 official money events in 2013 eligible to vote. The completion of the 2013 season at East Lake Golf Club saw Henrik Stenson capture the FedExCup, Steve Stricker earn the Byron Nelson Award for Adjusted Scoring Average (68.945) while Tiger Woods wrapped up his 10th career Arnold Palmer Award as the TOUR s leading money-winner ($8,553,439). Earlier in the week, Peter Jacobsen received the Payne Stewart Award, presented annually by Southern Company to a professional golfer who best exemplifies the values of character, charity and sportsmanship. The nominees for the Jack Nicklaus Award as the PGA TOUR Player of the Year are Scott, Matt Kuchar, Phil Mickelson, Henrik Stenson and Tiger Woods. Greg Norman is the only Australian to have won the award and did so in 1995.