European Tour Golfer of the Year

<div class="article"><div class="association"><div class="table-responsive"><table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="494"> <tr> <td valign="top"><img src="" alt="" width="250" height="250" hspace="0" vspace="0" border="0" align="left"></td> <td><img alt="" src="" align="left" border="0" height="10" hspace="0" vspace="0" width="10"></td> <td valign="top"> <div class="Bottom_Margin"> <div class="Bottom_Margin"><a href="#" class="Big_Headline">European Tour Golfer of the Year</a></div> <div class="Bottom_Margin"> <p align="left"> Decided by a judging panel drawn from all sectors of the golfing media - newspapers, magazines, radio and television - the award was inaugurated in 1985.<br /> It should not be confused with the Association of Golf Writers Trophy, inaugurated in 1951.</p> </div> </div></td> </tr> </table></div></div><div class="association"><div class="table-responsive"><table width="494" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="66"><img src="" alt="Colin Montgmerie" width="66" height="66" border="0" /></td> <td width="3"><img alt="" src="" border="0" height="1" hspace="0" vspace="0" width="3"></td> <td width="425"><a href="#" class="Normal_Link">Multiple European Golfer of the Year Award winners <br> </a> In the 21 year history of the Award, Colin Mongomerie has won four times, with four three time winners - Seve Ballesteros, Nick Faldo, Ernie Els and Lee Westwood. </td> </tr> </table></div></div><div class="association"><div class="table-responsive"><table class="tours"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="25%" valign="top"><b>Year</b></td> <td width="75%" valign="top" align="center"><strong>European Golfer of the Year</strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">2010</td> <td valign="top">Martin Kaymer &amp; Graeme McDowell (jointly)</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">2009</td> <td valign="top">Lee Westwood </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">2008</td> <td valign="top">Padraig Harrington </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">2007</td> <td valign="top">Padraig Harrington</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">2006</td> <td valign="top">Paul Casey </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">2005</td> <td valign="top">Michael Campbell </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">2004</td> <td valign="top">Vijay Singh </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">2003</td> <td valign="top">Ernie Els </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">2002</td> <td valign="top">Ernie Els </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">2001</td> <td valign="top">Retief Goosen </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">2000</td> <td valign="top">Lee Westwood </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">1999</td> <td valign="top">Colin Montgomerie </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">1998</td> <td valign="top">Lee Westwood </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">1997</td> <td valign="top">Colin Montgomerie </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">1996</td> <td valign="top">Colin Montgomerie </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">1995</td> <td valign="top">Colin Montgomerie </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">1994</td> <td valign="top">Ernie Els </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">1993</td> <td valign="top">Bernhard Langer </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">1992</td> <td valign="top">Nick Faldo </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">1991</td> <td valign="top">Seve Ballesteros </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">1990</td> <td valign="top">Nick Faldo </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">1989</td> <td valign="top">Nick Faldo </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">1988</td> <td valign="top">Seve Ballesteros </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">1987</td> <td valign="top">Ian Woosnam </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">1986</td> <td valign="top">Seve Ballesteros</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">1985</td> <td valign="top">Bernhard Langer </td> </tr> </table></div></div><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p></div>