The PGA Tour has only named a Rookie of the Year since 1990.
That eliminates some potentially great rookie years by some of the great names in golf history, but that's the way it has worked out.
That doesn't mean, however, that the Rookies of the Year since then haven't had some amazing first years as professionals. But this category isn't just for the fresh-faced youngsters out of college.
It applies to players' first year on the PGA Tour, regardless of what experience they've had elsewhere around the world.
Here are my thoughts on the best rookie seasons since 1990.