Zalatoris was selected for the Arnold Palmer Award over Garrick Higgo, making the 25-year-old American the first PGA Tour special temporary member to win rookie of the year honours since Charles Howell III in 2001.
The reigning Olympic champion began Friday with four bogeys in his first seven holes, briefly losing the lead before a sparkling late fightback restored him to the top.
The horrific accident in Los Angeles stunned the world of professional sport, with some commentators speculating as to whether it could end the career of the greatest golfer of his generation.
Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning held off a late challenge to beat Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady 1Up in a charity golf match in Florida on Sunday that raised $20 million for Covid-19 relief efforts.
The coronavirus relief golf match featuring Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, and Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks Tom Brady and Peyton Manning will be held on May 24 at Medalist Golf Club in Hobe Sound, Florida.
Towns east of Tokyo that were still recovering from damage caused by Typhoon Hagibis earlier this month were hit by torrential rain that caused dangerous flooding and mudslides.
Phil Mickelson finished at 19-under 268, while Englishman Paul Casey (71) birdied the final hole for second place on 16-under.
Tiger Woods has won a PGA Tour event for the first time since 2013 after victory at the Tour Championship.
Tiger Woods shot an even-par 72 in the opening round of the Farmers Insurance Open, his first event after undergoing his fourth round of back surgery.
Prosecutors dropped a driving under the influence charge for the superstar golfer, and the judge warned him to behave.
Spieth will tee off at East Lake in top spot in the PGA Tour ranking, his sights set on staying there and finishing as FedExCup champion to collect the $10 million bonus awarded to the winner of the season-long points race.
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