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2018 Player of the Year/Jack Nicklaus Award - Sungjae Im



        Player of the Year Sungjae Im
  • Won two tournaments - The Bahamas Great Exuma Classic at Sandals Emerald Bay and the WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by Kraft-Heinz.
  • Finished runner-up at The Bahamas Great Abaco Classic at The Abaco Club, the Knoxville Open and the Pinnacle Bank Championship presented by Heartland Chevy Dealers.
  • Recorded eight top-10 finishes on the year.
  • Made 20 cuts in 25 starts.
  • Became the first player to lead the year-long money list wire-to-wire (27 weeks), finishing 2018 with $553,800.
  • Low round was 63, posted at the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation.
  • Led the Tour in total birdies (397), final-round scoring average (68.00) and total rounds in the 60s (54).
  • First Korean-born player to be named Player of the Year, as well as the youngest at 20 years old.
1990
Jeff Maggert $108,644 (2 wins, 13 top-10 finishes)
1991
Tom Lehman $141,934 (3 wins, 11 top-10 finishes)
1992
John Flannery $164,115 (3 wins, 11 top-10 finishes)
1993
Sean Murphy $166,293 (4 wins, 8 top-10 finishes)
1994
Chris Perry $167,148 (1 win, 10 top-10 finishes)
1995
Jerry Kelly $188,878 (2 wins, 15 top-10 finishes)
1996
Stewart Cink $251,699 (3 wins, 14 top-10 finishes)
1997
Chris Smith $225,201 (3 wins, 8 top-10 finishes)
1998
Bob Burns $178,664 (2 wins, 4 top-10 finishes)
1999
Carl Paulson $223,051 (2 wins, 8 top-10 finishes)
2000
Spike McRoy $300,638 (2 wins, 5 top-10 finishes)
2001
Chad Campbell $394,552 (3 wins, 8 top-10 finishes)
2002
Patrick Moore $381,965 (3 wins, 9 top-10 finishes)
2003
Zach Johnson $494,882 (2 wins, 11 top-10 finishes)
2004
Jimmy Walker $371,346 (2 wins, 7 top-10 finishes)
2005
Jason Gore $356,579 (3 wins, 4 top-10 finishes)
2006
Ken Duke $382,443 (1 win, 9 top-10 finishes)
2007
Nick Flanagan $369,951 (3 wins, 5 top-10 finishes)
2008
Brendon de Jonge $437,035 (1 win, 9 top-10 finishes)
2009
Michael Sim $644,142 (3 wins, 9 top-10 finishes)
2010
Jamie Lovemark $452,951 (1 win, 9 top-10 finishes)
2011
J.J. Killeen $414,273 (2 wins, 7 top-10 finishes)
2012
Casey Wittenberg $433,453 (2 wins, 8 top-10 finishes)
2013
Michael Putnam $450,184 (2 wins, 9 top-10 finishes)
2014
Carlos Ortiz $515,403 (3 wins, 6 top-10 finishes)
2015
Patton Kizzire $567,855 (2 wins, 12 top-10 finishes)
2016
Wesley Bryan $449,392 (3 wins, 7 top-10 finishes)
2017
Chesson Hadley $562,475 (2 wins, 6 top-10 finishes)
2018
Sungjae Im $553,800 (2 wins, 8 top-10 finishes)