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World number one golfer secures more honours on the PGA and European tours.

Rory McIlroyRory McIlroyRory McILroy was named winner of the PGA of America Player of the Year as well as the Vardon Trophy (awarded by the PGA of America to the PGA Tour's leader in scoring average).

The world number one golfer was always going be the favourite after landing his second major title at the PGA Championship in August and reaching a season high four times on the 2012 PGA Tour.

McILroy finished on 100 points while Woods came in with 66. The other contenders, Masters champion Watson and Dufner each had 50, Snedeker ended up with 36 and Kuchar 34.

The Ulsterman won The Vardon trophy with an adjusted scoring average of 68.87 while Jim Furyk was second on 69.30 and Dufner came in third with a score of 69.45.

He clinched the Arnold Palmer Award as the PGA Tour’s top money winner with earnings of $8,047,952. McILroy also secured the European Tour order of Merit on the 11th November.

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