Michael Sim, the Nationwide Tour’s leading money-winner, has received a special exemption into next week’s PGA Championship. Sim is No. 81 in the Official World Golf Ranking and No. 52 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index.
He qualified for this year’s U.S. Open and tied for 18th, playing the final round with Tiger Woods. Sim is idle this week after missing only his second cut of the year in Columbus last week. In 11 starts, the 24-year-old Australian has two wins, a runner-up (playoff), a third, a T-4 and a T-5.