No PGA Comeback Player Of The Year Award Will Be Given This Year

Wednesday November 9th, 2011

The PGA Tour will not submit any candidates for this year’s comeback player of the year award, according to the Associated Press.

"We just thought it originally was an award that focused on a player who had an unusual injury, an injury that was career-threatening, and he comes back from it," Finchem told the AP. "And that morphed into having three or four players on the ballot that had some minor situations occur. We were asking players to decide who should be the bigger comeback."
SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide—from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Andy Staples, Grant Wahl, and more—delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.