ATLANTIS, FL – A South Florida PGA tournament season has ended in historic fashion as Alan Morin, PGA, captures both the South Florida PGA ROLEX Player of the Year and South Florida PGA ROLEX Senior Player of the Year honors, and Taylor Collins, PGA earns ROLEX Women’s Player of the Year.
The Assistant Professional at The Club at Ibis, Morin has become the only player to sweep both Player of the Year titles twice and this comes in consecutive seasons. Additionally, Collins, PGA Assistant Professional at Coral Ridge Country Club became the first female to win the SFPGA Professional Championship in the event’s 42-year history to help earn her first Women’s Player of the Year.
The South Florida PGA Player of the Year Awards are based off ROLEX Player of the Year points accumulated through the SFPGA Tournament season.
Morin’s 1,082.33 points earned this tournament season, edged Vero Beach resident and Assistant Professional at John’s Islands Golf Club Tyler Collet, PGA, earning him a berth in the 2022 Honda Classic, his 25th PGA Tour appearance. Morin will also compete at the 2022 Puerto Rico Open.
This season Morin placed second three times (Fort Lauderdale Open, Yamaha Pro-Pro, Section Championship) and finished in the Top 10 seven of his 11 SFPGA Section tournament appearances.
On the Senior Level, Morin accumulated 1,624 points to top High Ridge Golf Club’s Mark Mielke, PGA and won the South Florida Senior Open and tied for first in Tournament Series No. 2. In addition, Morin topped all Seniors at the Section Professional Championship and finished second amongst seniors at the South Florida Open.
Based on performance, Morin was honored to be a part of both winning South Florida Challenge Cup Teams. On a national level, Morin finished T-4 at the 2021 Senior PGA Professional Championship and made the cut at the Senior KitchenAid PGA Championship.
Collins historic win at the South Florida PGA Professional Championship in September fueled her run to Women’s Player of the Year. The 32-year-old former Nova Southeastern University golfer went 68-68-72 (-8) at BallenIsles Country Club, beating the male-dominated field by four strokes.
The unprecedented victory earned Collins a spot in the 2022 PGA Professional Championship, a place on the winning South Florida PGA Challenge Cup team and ultimately the Women’s Player of the Year honor.
Through seven South Florida PGA Section events, Collins earned 800 points to top Loretta Giovannettone, PGA of High Ridge Country Club. Earning first-place honors three times amongst females in the field, Collins’ play also topped all competitors in the field twice at those events (Tournament Series No. 2 and Section Professional Championship).
A Big Congratulations from eSouthernGOLF to Alan & Taylor.