Arnold Palmer Award - PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year 2019 Rookie of the Year Sungjae Im, the lone rookie to advance to the season-ending TOUR Championship, led the PGA TOUR in Birdies (480), Eagles (18), Rounds in the 60s (60) and Hole-Outs (25).
The Rookie of the Year award was first introduced by the PGA Tour in 1990 when Robert Gamez was the inaugural winner. It is voted for by members of the tour and the best debutante each year will get the Arnold Palmer Award.
Aug 28, 2019 · The golfer who finishes a PGA Tour season with the highest tournament earnings is called the tour's "money leader" or "leading money winner." And that golfer receives the Arnold Palmer Award. The award is a trophy the features a golden likeness of Arnold Palmer atop a wooden base.