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He won the Master's in 2013, and now he's officially the year's best golfer.

Adam Scott was named player of the year by the Golf Writers Association of America today. The Australian barely beat out Tiger Woods for the honor.

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was a four-time winner on the PGA Tour, including last year's dramatic win at Augusta. Out of 218 votes cast, Scott won the award by five nods.

Tiger woods actually had one more PGA tour win than Scott in 2013, but was unable to get the votes for this particular award.

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