PDGA Player & Rookie of the Year

The 2014 PDGA Player of the Year/Rookie of the Year calculations for Men and Women in North America are displayed below. The calculations are based solely on 2014 PDGA Tour data submitted to the PDGA Office through May, 2014. The top rookies in each division are highlighted.

Note: Players must be current PDGA members to be included in these calculations.

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2014 Men's Player & Rookie of the Year Candidates (as of 05/2014)

Rank Points PDGA # First Name Last Name City State Country
1 81 27523 Paul McBeth Huntington Beach CA USA
2 78 38008 Richard Wysocki Fort Mill SC USA
3 56 9852 JohnE McCray Brandon FL USA
4 37 11534 Nikko Locastro Grass Valley CA USA
5 33 29064 Will Schusterick Madison TN USA
6 27 8332 Simon Lizotte Bremen   Germany
6 27 31644 Bradley Williams Austin TX USA
8 25 27171 Paul Ulibarri Phoenix AZ USA
9 22 24341 Cale Leiviska Saint Paul MN USA
10 20 18824 Nathan Sexton Corvallis OR USA
10 20 34250 James Proctor Rohnert Park CA USA
12 19 49210 Jared Roan Highlands Ranch CO USA
13 17 29264 Miles Seaborn Benbrook TX USA
14 16 4666 Steven Rico Sylmar CA USA
14 16 48346 Drew Gibson Fair Oaks CA USA
16 15 20300 Michael Johansen Denver NC USA
16 15 30306 Joe Rovere Lafayette CO USA
16 15 41251 Pasi Koivu Heinola   Finland
19 10 7190 David Ross Coquitlam BC Canada
19 10 8139 Manabu Kajiyama Yame / Fukuoka   Japan
19 10 12989 Brian Schweberger Tarboro NC USA
19 10 13007 Josh Childs Harlem GA USA
19 10 18790 Bryan Moore Sarasota FL USA
19 10 24843 Chris Addiego North San Juan CA USA
19 10 24996 Troy Widden Johnson City NY USA
19 10 26100 Adam Olsen Cedar Rapids IA USA
19 10 38258 Kevin Bates Heath TX USA
28 9 11674 Eric McCabe Emporia KS USA
28 9 13219 Nolan Grider Anna TX USA
30 8 11794 Nathan Doss Bend OR USA
30 8 12626 David Feldberg Scottsdale AZ USA
30 8 28903 Karl Johan Nybo Copenhagen   Denmark
33 7.5 29922 Stephen Miller Falmouth VA USA
34 7 18114 Jonathan Baldwin Scotts Valley CA USA
34 7 48950 Matt Bell Nevada City CA USA
36 6 10355 Ray Johnson Grass Valley CA USA
36 6 21683 Jere Eshelman Penn Valley CA USA
36 6 24437 David Wiggins Jr High Point NC USA
36 6 42493 Henrik Johansen Onsala   Sweden
36 6 50312 Zackeriath Johnson Eureka MO USA
41 5 1602 Gregg Hosfeld Orlando FL USA
41 5 4034 George Smith Columbia MO USA
41 5 5557 Mike Moser Wilmington DE USA
41 5 8431 Sylvain Gouge Dijon   France
41 5 8864 Seonidh Charity Lochbroom / Wester Ross Scotland   United Kingdom
41 5 10219 Martin Peters Woodhaven MI USA
41 5 13864 Garrett Gurthie Gainesville FL USA
41 5 16287 Devin Frederick Hellertown PA USA
41 5 16304 Jason Light Gray TN USA
41 5 17948 Scotty Too Hotty Burtard Sheboygan WI USA
41 5 22647 Damian Redman Grand Ledge MI USA
41 5 24884 Joseph Hesting Prairie Village KS USA
41 5 26045 Matt Dollar Loganville GA USA
41 5 27984 Christian Dietrich Helena MT USA
41 5 28977 Kyle Webster Oklahoma City OK USA
41 5 29690 James Cole Red Bank TN USA
41 5 29879 Ziggy Bierekoven Bloomfld Hills MI USA
41 5 30548 Kody Custard Oklahoma City OK USA
41 5 30858 Juho Parviainen Oulu   Finland
41 5 32001 Andrew Schultz Sheboygan WI USA
41 5 32091 Brock Shepherd Kaysville UT USA
41 5 32094 Cody Britain Cumming GA USA
41 5 32842 Andrew Bohme Tucson AZ USA
41 5 34319 Robert Nichols Northglenn CO USA
41 5 34491 Chris Eads Fort Smith AR USA
41 5 34608 Dillon Vallance Lubbock TX USA
41 5 34969 Reid Jenson Duluth MN USA
41 5 35927 Alfred Desmarais Grass Valley CA USA
41 5 36300 Nathan Day Hampshire IL USA
41 5 36657 John McAskin Farmingtn Hills MI USA
41 5 36931 Brian Cook Richland WA USA
41 5 38040 Benjamin Wiggins Wichita KS USA
41 5 38737 Jeremiah Kraus Beavercreek OH USA
41 5 39152 Jon Perry Grand Rapids MI USA
41 5 39469 Martin Hendel St Thomas ON Canada
41 5 40385 Corey James Milwaukee WI USA
41 5 40883 Weston Isaacs Elizabethton TN USA
41 5 42232 Andre Johnsen Skien   Norway
41 5 45669 Richard Why Tulsa OK USA
41 5 45971 Calvin Heimburg Safety Harbor FL USA
41 5 46314 Austin Pfaff Fredericksburg VA USA
41 5 46480 Bo Tillman Edmond OK USA
41 5 47409 Casey Wright Rockwall TX USA
41 5 48153 Tom Nier Madison WI USA
41 5 51083 Jason Carr Puyallup WA USA
41 5 53332 Tim Barham Howell MI USA
87 4 10628 Steve Brinster Warwick NY USA
87 4 36744 Seppo Paju Lieto   Finland
87 4 42894 Chris Becker Eugene OR USA
90 2.5 34933 Terry Gallops Raleigh NC USA
91 2 20827 Justin Bunnell Saint Louis MO USA
91 2 28597 Shasta Criss Santa Cruz CA USA
91 2 33705 Jeremy Koling Indian Trail NC USA
94 1 28836 Miko Fyhr Helsinki   Finland
94 1 44389 Tapani Aulu Turku   Finland

2014 Women's Player & Rookie of the Year Candidates (as of 05/2014)

Rank Points PDGA # First Name Last Name City State Country
1 99 44184 Catrina Allen Madison TN USA
2 72 29190 Paige Pierce Austin TX USA
3 52 15354 Jennifer Allen Tuttle OK USA
4 51 17495 Valarie Jenkins Bend OR USA
5 46 50656 Jessica Weese Grass Valley CA USA
6 35 31162 Liz Dorries Austin TX USA
7 25 34563 Sarah Hokom Caldwell ID USA
8 23 47406 Rebekah Kersey Saint Charles MO USA
9 19 33833 Paige Bjerkaas Aurora CO USA
10 18 16737 Barrett White Forest Park IL USA
11 15 3090 Elaine King Durham NC USA
11 15 8559 Ragna Bygde Jarfalla   Sweden
11 15 15863 Desiree Reading Wimberley TX USA
11 15 31068 Liz Carr Muskegon MI USA
11 15 35321 Sofie Sandström Vänersborg   Sweden
16 10 6439 Pam Reineke Orlando FL USA
16 10 34751 Melodie Bailey Spokane WA USA
16 10 40800 Natalie Holloköi Winterthur   Switzerland
16 10 43896 Debbie Scott Charlotte NC USA
16 10 43943 Andrea Meyers Jonesboro AR USA
16 10 59431 Madison Walker Pensacola FL USA
22 8 7646 Sheila Kirkham Albuquerque NM USA
22 8 7879 Anni Kreml Richmond CA USA
22 8 32654 Lisa Fajkus Round Rock TX USA
22 8 39504 Zoe Andyke Redmond OR USA
22 8 41991 Iben I.M. Blaabjerg Randers S   Denmark
22 8 53966 McKayla Thomas Cypress CA USA
22 8 55231 Audrey Goetz Cloverdale CA USA
29 6 13815 Carrie Berlogar Watsonville CA USA
29 6 36172 Kristina Gold Georgetown TX USA
29 6 43236 Irene Kanu Winterthur   Switzerland
29 6 45646 Melissa Berryhill Taos NM USA
29 6 51229 Nicole Bradley Flagstaff AZ USA
29 6 51277 Holly Finley Murfreesboro TN USA
35 5 8140 Rika Tsukamoto Kurume / Fukuoka   Japan
35 5 8200 Yuki Fukuhara Komaki / Aichi   Japan
35 5 8694 Sigrid Vikan Sandum Kattem   Norway
35 5 9545 Michelle Horn Raleigh NC USA
35 5 25152 Valerie Bradley Pinellas Park FL USA
35 5 25166 Sarah DeMar Novi MI USA
35 5 27048 Leanne Fulton Vancouver BC Canada
35 5 30397 Sarah Cunningham Greenville SC USA
35 5 30499 Melissa Martin Solon OH USA
35 5 33754 Becky Sonnheim Magnolia NJ USA
35 5 34483 Emily Landherr Philadelphia PA USA
35 5 35616 Lori Merriman Sewickley PA USA
35 5 37777 Candy Roque Tampa FL USA
35 5 38971 Amanda Jackson Saint Joseph MO USA
35 5 44704 Jennifer Devries Newport News VA USA
35 5 45396 Hannah Leatherman Telford PA USA
35 5 50514 Autumn Grace Berlin NH USA
35 5 52010 Samantha Keddington North Richland Hills TX USA
35 5 53711 Jo'lissa Brown Dallas TX USA
35 5 54322 Jennifer Morgan Incline Village NV USA
55 4 29947 Stephanie Vincent Austin TX USA
56 2 25252 Nicole Cazares Houston TX USA
56 2 29595 Kelly Welch Moline IL USA
56 2 34889 Samara Schrimsher Fort Worth TX USA
56 2 44594 Kelly Muth Eureka CA USA

Player and Rookie of the Year Points Process for 2014

PDGA US Major Finish – Pro Worlds, USDGC, USWDGC

  1. 30 points
  2. 18 points
  3. 16 points
  4. 14 points
  5. 12 points
  6. 10 points
  7. 8 points
  8. 6 points
  9. 4 points
  10. 2 points

National Tour Finish & International Major Finish

  1. 25 points
  2. 18 points
  3. 16 points
  4. 14 points
  5. 12 points
  6. 10 points
  7. 8 points
  8. 6 points
  9. 4 points
  10. 2 points

SuperTour Finishes (10) - Top Ten Best Finishes per Player

  1. 15 points
  2. 8 points
  3. 6 points
  4. 4 points
  5. 2 points

PDGA Tour Event Finishes – B tier

  1. 5 points

Bonus Points - Awarded to the top 10 leaders in the following categories:

Calendar Year Rating, Money Earned, Average Cash Per Event (Min 10 Events), Tournament Wins, Winning Percentage (Min. 10 Events)

  1. 20 points
  2. 18 points
  3. 16 points
  4. 14 points
  5. 12 points
  6. 10 points
  7. 8 points
  8. 6 points
  9. 4 points
  10. 2 points

Tie Breakers:

  1. Total Points in Major Finishes
  2. Highest Rated Round in an A-Tier or above
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