PGA Tour Champions: Langer named Player of the Year; Tanigawa earns Rookie of the Year honors

Bernhard Langer celebrated an 8th Player of the Year honor on Tuesday at the PGA Tour Champions award dinner at Hualalai. (Rick Winters/West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — For the fifth year in a row and eighth time overall, Bernhard Langer was named the recipient of the 2018 Jack Nicklaus Award as the PGA Tour Champions Player of the Year.