Kuala Lumpur: India's top golfer Jeev Milkha Singh is in the running for the maiden Player of the Decade award (2004-2013) of the Asian Tour at its Awards Night in Jakarta on April 22. Besides Singh, the other golfers who have been nominated for the for the Player of the Decade award, which is voted by the Asian Tour members, are Thai duo Thongchai Jaidee and Thaworn Wiratchant. Korea's K.J. Choi and Y.E. Yang, the first male Asian golfer to win a Major title, are the other nominees.
The Player of the Decade title has been created by the Asian Tour to celebrate its 10th season in 2013. Amongst the other top awards are the prestigious Order of Merit trophy, Players' Player of the Year, Special Achievement Award and the various stats categories winners.
"Over the years, we have witnessed many memorable moments and highlights by our talented members and it is fitting that we honour the Asian Tour's Player of the Decade to commemorate our milestone 10th season last year," said Asian Tour Chairman Kyi Hla Han.