The 2019 Golfer of the Year award was handed to Shane Lowry, who won with just a couple of votes ahead of Catriona Matthew. Lowry won the 2019 Open Championship at Royal Portrush this year, which helped him secure recognition by the Association of Golf Writers.
Lowry – Golfer of the Year a huge recognition
“It is a huge personal honour for me to be voted as the 2019 Golfer of the Year by the Association of Golf Writers and it’s many members around the world,” said Lowry.
“To be chosen by the men and women who report on our game across the globe on a weekly basis is very special and it’s an honour to join the illustrious names on the Golf Writers Trophy, which includes many multiple major winners and Ryder Cup captains.”
‘”I very much look forward to celebrating this award with all of the golf writers at the annual AGW dinner at Royal St George’s ahead of my Open Championship defence next summer.”