"I've lived longer in Texas than in my home country of Australia, so this honor is special to me," Elkington said. "So many famous players have come from the state of Texas and I'm proud to be included as one of those now."
Rookies occupy 5 of 10 spots for US Presidents Cup team →
Fellow Australian PGA Tour regular Steve Elkington pledged support to the flood relief efforts by earmarking $1,000 per birdie he made during the Bob Hope Classic at La Quinta, Calif., last month.
PGA Tour donates $150,000 to flood victims →