PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL – Michael Sim of Perth, Australia has been voted 2009 Player of the Year on the Nationwide Tour by his fellow competitors. The 25-year-old will receive the Jack Nicklaus Trophy, symbolic of his selection as Nationwide Tour Player of the Year.
“With the level of play we see week-in-and week-out on the Nationwide Tour, Michael's record-breaking performance this season was nothing short of spectacular,” said PGA TOUR commissioner Tim Finchem. "We congratulate him on joining a distinguished list of Nationwide Tour alumni who are having an impact on the PGA TOUR on a weekly basis. Michael certainly embodies the Nationwide Tour's mission of identifying and transitioning players who are ready to compete and win on the PGA TOUR.”