History

Association of Golf Writers Trophy

Association of Golf Writers Trophy
Max Faulkner

Since 1951, it has been chosen by a poll of members of the Association and awarded to the individual, born or resident in Europe, or European team, who have made the most outstanding contribution to golf in the preceding year.

Year
Winner(s)
2018
Francesco Molinari
2017
Sergio Garcia
2016
Henrik Stenson
2015
Rory McIlroy
2014
Rory McIlroy
2013
Henrik Stenson
2012
Rory McIlroy
2011
Luke Donald
2010
Graeme McDowell
2009
Lee Westwood
2008
Padraig Harrington
2007
Padraig Harrington
2006
Ryder Cup Team (Ian Woosnam, capt)
2005
Annika Sorenstam
2004
Ryder Cup Team (Bernhard Langer, capt)
2003
Annika Sorenstam
2002
Ryder Cup Team (Sam Torrance, capt)
2001
Walker Cup Team (Peter McEvoy, capt)
2000
Lee Westwood
1999
Sergio Garcia
1998
Lee Westwood
1997
Alison Nicholas
1996
Colin Montgomerie
1995
Ryder Cup Team (Bernard Gallacher, capt)
1994
Laura Davies
1993
Bernhard Langer
1992
Solheim Cup Team (Mickey Walker, capt)
1991
Severiano Ballesteros
1990
Nick Faldo
1989
Walker Cup Team (Geoff Marks, capt)
1988
Sandy Lyle
1987
Ryder Cup Team (Tony Jacklin, capt)
1986
Curtis Cup Team (Diane Bailey, capt)
1985
Ryder Cup Team (Tony Jacklin, capt)
1984
Severiano Ballesteros
1983
Nick Faldo
1982
Gordon Brand Jnr
1981
Bernhard Langer
1980
Sandy Lyle
1979
Severiano Ballesteros
1978
Peter McEvoy
1977
Christy O'Connor Sen.
1976
Eisenhower Trophy Team (Sandy Saddler, capt)
1975
The Golf Foundation
1974
Peter Oosterhuis
1973
Peter Oosterhuis
1972
Miss Mickey Walker
1971
Walker Cup Team (Michael Bonallack, capt)
1970
Tony Jacklin
1969
Tony Jacklin
1968
Michael Bonallack
1967
John Panton
1966
Ronnie Shade
1965
Gerald Micklem
1964
Eisenhower Trophy Team (Joe Carr, capt)
1963
Michael Lunt
1962
Mrs Marley Spearman
1961
Cdr. RCT Roe
1960
Sir Stuart Goodwin
1959
Eric Brown
1958
Harry Bradshaw
1957
Dai Rees
1956
John Beharrell
1955
LGU Junior Team (Mrs BR Bostock, capt)
1954
Miss Frances Stephens
1953
Joe Carr
1952
Miss Elizabeth Price
1951
Max Faulkner