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 the November 25, 2014 ratings update plus USDGC. 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 Top Men's Player & Rookie of the Year Candidates (as of 11/2014)

Rank Points PDGA # First Name Last Name City State Country
1 314 27523 Paul McBeth Huntington Beach CA US
2 305 38008 Richard Wysocki Fort Mill SC US
3 169 27171 Paul Ulibarri Phoenix AZ US
4 155 9852 JohnE McCray Brandon FL US
5 143.7 29064 Will Schusterick Madison TN US
6 139 33705 Jeremy Koling Indian Trail NC US
7 134 24341 Cale Leiviska Saint Paul MN US
8 122 18824 Nathan Sexton Chapel Hill NC US
9 110 11794 Nathan Doss Bend OR US
10 100 11534 Nikko Locastro Grass Valley CA US
11 95 26045 Matt Dollar Loganville GA US
12 88 4666 Steven Rico Sylmar CA US
12 88 12626 David Feldberg Scottsdale AZ US
14 85 30306 Joe Rovere Lafayette CO US
14 85 31644 Bradley Williams Austin TX US
16 65 16058 Tyler Horne Columbus OH US
17 59 13007 Josh Childs Harlem GA US
18 57 13864 Garrett Gurthie Gainesville FL US
19 55.5 12989 Brian Schweberger Tarboro NC US
20 55 17946 Joshua Anthon Rio Linda CA US
21 45 5557 Mike Moser Wilmington DE US
22 44 25596 Kyle Crabtree Fife WA US
23 40 10628 Steve Brinster Warwick NY US
23 40 46314 Austin Pfaff Fredericksburg VA US
23 40 47407 Cameron Colglazier Theodore AL US
26 38 31473 Dutch Napier Owensboro KY US
27 37.5 24962 Geoff Bennett Canton MI US
28 37 34250 James Proctor Rohnert Park CA US
29 35 34491 Chris Eads Fort Smith AR US
30 32.7 45887 Joey Lutz Chattanooga TN US
31 32 18330 Matthew Orum Mobile AL US
31 32 48950 Matt Bell Nevada City CA US
33 31 11674 Eric McCabe Emporia KS US
34 30.5 29922 Stephen Miller Falmouth VA US
35 30 17948 Scotty Too Hotty Burtard Sheboygan WI US
35 30 39152 Jon Perry Grand Rapids MI US
37 29 25713 Patrick Brown San Francisco CA US
38 28 50312 Zackeriath Johnson Eureka MO US
39 27.5 53332 Tim Barham Howell MI US
40 27 20300 Michael Johansen Denver NC US
40 27 51083 Jason Carr Puyallup WA US
42 26 6840 Barry Schultz Louisburg NC US
42 26 25168 Devan Owens Owasso OK US
42 26 26228 Dana Vicich Channahon IL US
45 25 13610 Keith Warren Stevens Point WI US
45 25 21870 Max Nichols Ramona CA US
45 25 27984 Christian Dietrich Helena MT US
45 25 47892 Kyle Eckmann Huntingtn Beach CA US
49 23.5 48346 Drew Gibson Fair Oaks CA US
50 23 37817 Eagle Wynne McMahon Boulder CO US
50 23 38631 Zach Melton Gray TN US

2014 Top Women's Player & Rookie of the Year Candidates (as of 11/2014)

Rank Points PDGA # First Name Last Name City State Country
1 389 44184 Catrina Allen Madison TN US
2 316 29190 Paige Pierce Plano TX US
3 244 17495 Valarie Jenkins Bend OR US
4 128 34563 Sarah Hokom Caldwell ID US
5 110 15354 Jennifer Allen Tuttle OK US
6 100 15863 Desiree Reading Wimberley TX US
7 98 45396 Hannah Leatherman Telford PA US
7 98 50656 Jessica Weese Grass Valley CA US
9 91 48976 Phikounthong Phommavong Scoggins Los Angeles CA US
10 86 3090 Elaine King Durham NC US
11 71 31162 Liz Dorries San Antonio TX US
11 71 33833 Paige Bjerkaas Aurora CO US
11 71 43943 Andrea Meyers Jonesboro AR US
14 65 31068 Liz Carr Muskegon MI US
15 63 36076 Jessie WestBell Shoreline WA US
16 62 34751 Melodie Bailey Spokane WA US
17 61 16737 Barrett White Forest Park IL US
18 53 47406 Rebekah Kersey Saint Charles MO US
19 47 51277 Holly Finley Murfreesboro TN US
20 46 39504 Zoe Andyke Redmond OR US
21 44 25166 Sarah DeMar Novi MI US
22 41 55231 Audrey Goetz Cloverdale CA US
23 39 32654 Lisa Fajkus Round Rock TX US
24 37 51229 Nicole Bradley Flagstaff AZ US
25 32 52106 Sara Senkbeil Spanish Fort AL US
26 28 23068 Brittany Blair Safety Harbor FL US
26 28 59431 Madison Walker Pensacola FL US
28 26 18835 Courtney McCoy Senoia GA US
29 23 9519 Lisa Warner Columbus OH US
29 23 43896 Debbie Scott Charlotte NC US
31 21 27725 Kristine King Paradise CA US
32 20 5408 Sharon Jenkins Hinckley OH US
32 20 7879 Anni Kreml Richmond CA US
32 20 9545 Michelle Horn Raleigh NC US
32 20 44704 Jennifer Devries Newport News VA US
32 20 44762 Becky Huff Winona MN US
37 19 41459 Denise Cameron Emporia KS US
37 19 53200 Jackolyn Halstead Oregon City OR US
37 19 58276 Ellen Widboom Vacaville CA US
40 18 33725 Kelsey Wilmerding Missoula MT US
40 18 48518 Karina Nowels Midvale UT US
42 17.5 59547 Amanda Zaccone Sacramento CA US
43 16.5 33119 Leah Feltenstein Truckee CA US
44 16 34889 Samara Schrimsher Fort Worth TX US
44 16 43670 Jennifer Sawyer Kalamazoo MI US
44 16 54235 Margaret Sassaman Lansdale PA US
47 15 5668 Sue Purdunas Downingtown PA US
47 15 6439 Pam Reineke Orlando FL US
47 15 16353 Nadine Larkin Coral Springs FL US
47 15 23043 Tavish Carduff Kansas City MO US
47 15 24356 Michelle Frazer Morgantown IN US
47 15 33589 Sara Nicholson Augusta GA US
47 15 44603 Kristen Parsley Fredericksburg VA US
47 15 47002 Holly DeCoste Halifax NS CA
47 15 50514 Autumn Grace Berlin NH US
47 15 56848 Danielle Dobbs Nashville TN US
47 15 62325 Vanessa Van Dyken San Diego CA US

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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