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Jason Day beat Jordan Spieth by three strokes to set the best ever score-to-par in a major championship and claim his first major title.
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Help crown the stars of 2015 and you could win one of three £100 vouchers, courtesy of Foremost Golf

Golf Monthly has again teamed up with Foremost Golf, the UK’s Largest Golf Retail Group, to recognise some of 2015’s stand-out golfing performances. We’re asking for votes in four categories - Golfer of the Year, Shot of the Year, Breakthrough Performance of the Year and Outstanding Contribution to the Game - with three lucky readers each winning £100 of Foremost vouchers to redeem online at www.foremostgolf.com

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The nominations are as follows....

Golfer of the Year:

Jordan Spieth - Won the Masters and US Open at Chambers Bay in a prolific spell, before becoming world no. 1 after his performance at the USPGA Championship. Zach Johnson - He claimed his first Open Championship at St Andrews, beating Louis Oosthuizen in a play-off. Danny Willett - An impressive showing at the Open was followed by a win at the Omega European Masters. Jason Day - Finally delivered on his potential by lifting the USPGA Championship trophy by four shots.

 

Shot of the Year:

Branden Grace - The South African sent a tee shot to the 320 yard par 4 16th at the Qatar Masters to within five feet of the hole. He would go on to win the tournament.

Jason Day - Holed an incredible 50 ft putt on his way to lifting his first major trophy at the USPGA Championship this month.

Rickie Fowler - The American sent a 239 yard approach to within a couple of feet on the 16th at the Players Championship, allowing him a simple eagle.

Jordan Spieth - On his way to his second major title, Spieth set a birdie chance on 16 at Chambers Bay way out left and then watched it break back brilliantly into the hole. He raised his putter defiantly to the delight of the crowd.

 

Branden Grace at the Qatar Masters. Credit: Ross Kinnaird (Getty)

Branden Grace at the Qatar Masters. Credit: Ross Kinnaird (Getty)

 

 

Breakthrough performance of the year:

Andy Sullivan - Won the Joburg Open and South African Open in the space of two months. James Morrison - A consistent performer on the European Tour, Morrison won the Open de Espana and finished T20 at the Open Championship. Byeong-hun An- Won the BMW PGA Championship in May and has three other top 10 finishes this year. David Lingmerth- Beat Justin Rose in a play-off at the Memorial Tournament and has finished in the top 10 three times in his last five appearances.

 

Outstanding Contribution to the Game:

Paul Lawrie - Continues to run the Paul Lawrie Foundation, inspiring and supporting young golfers. Miguel Angel Jimenez - Not only a character, but still able to compete at the top of the game, finishing T2 at the BMW PGA Championship and Open de Espana. Peter Dawson- Steps down as Chief Executive of the R&A having been in charge for 16 years, overseeing a number of changes. George O'Grady - Leaves his role as Chief Executive of the European Tour after spending over 40 years there in some capacity.

How to vote:

Send an email to golfmonthly@timeinc.com with Foremost Golf Monthly Awards in the subject line. Voting closes on September 20th. Include name, address and contact number..

Alternatively, send your nominations on a postcard to Foremost Golf Monthly Awards, Golf Monthly, Time Inc. (UK) Ltd, 7th Floor, Blue Fin Building, 110 Southwark Street, London, SE1 0SU

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About Foremost Golf:

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Nick Bonfield
Content Editor

Nick Bonfield joined Golf Monthly in 2012 after graduating from Exeter University and earning an NCTJ-accredited journalism diploma from News Associates in Wimbledon. He is responsible for managing production of the magazine, sub-editing, commissioning and feature writing. Most of his online work is opinion-based and typically centres around the Majors and significant events in the global golfing calendar. Nick has been an avid golf fan since the age of ten and became obsessed with the professional game after watching Mike Weir and Shaun Micheel win The Masters and PGA Championship respectively in 2003. In his time with Golf Monthly, he's interviewed the likes of Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose, Jose Maria Olazabal, Henrik Stenson, Padraig Harrington, Lee Westwood and Billy Horschel and has ghost-written columns for Westwood, Wayne Riley, Matthew Southgate, Chris Wood and Eddie Pepperell. Nick is a 12-handicap golfer and his favourite courses include Old Head, Sunningdale New, Penha Longha, Valderrama and Bearwood Lakes. If you have a feature pitch for Nick, please email nick.bonfield@futurenet.com with 'Pitch' in the subject line. Nick is currently playing: Driver: TaylorMade M1 Fairway wood: TaylorMade RBZ Stage 2 Hybrid: Ping Crossover Irons (4-9): Nike Vapor Speed Wedges: Cleveland CBX Full Face, 56˚, Titleist Vokey SM4, 60˚ Putter: testing in progress! Ball: TaylorMade TP5x