O'Meara Wins Player Of The Year


Mark O'Meara, the Masters and Open Championship winner, easily won the PGA of America Player of the Year award.

O'Meara had 130 points in the race that ended Sunday with the National Car Rental Classic, 42 more than David Duval, a four time winner this year who leads the money list with a record 2,470,498.

O'Meara earned 30 points for his Masters and Open Championship victories, plus a 50-point bonus for winning more than one major title. He also was sixth in both scoring average and earnings, worth 10 points each.

PGA champion Vijay Singh was third with 56 points, followed by Tiger Woods , last year's winner, with 44.