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PDGA Player & Rookie of the Year

The 2019 PDGA Player of the Year / Rookie of the Year Final Standings for Men and Women in North America are displayed below. 

To qualify as a 2019 Rookie, a PDGA member who was never previously a pro class member and had not registered as a pro for the first time or accepted a cash award in a pro division for the first time until after the 2018 PDGA Amateur & Junior Disc Golf World Championships and before the 2019 PDGA Amateur Disc Golf World Championships. Any player registering as a pro for the first time or accepting a cash award in a pro division for the first time AFTER the 2019 PDGA Amateur Disc Golf World Championships will officially be a rookie in the 2020 PDGA Tour year.

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

2019 MPO Player of the Year - Final Standings

Rank Name PDGA # Country Events Wins Prize Points + Bonus Total
1 Paul McBeth 27523 US 23 13 $57,273 242 94 336
2 Chris Dickerson 62467 US 44 25 $34,746 214 64 278
3 Eagle Wynne McMahon 37817 US 27 7 $40,431 182 72 254
4 Richard Wysocki 38008 US 22 3 $40,581 181 61 242
5 Calvin Heimburg 45971 US 30 7 $34,948 177 59 236
6 James Conrad 17295 US 27 2 $37,340 123 41 164
7 Kevin Jones 41760 US 29 6 $30,472 122 41 163
8 Cale Leiviska 24341 US 25 14 $18,913 113 46 159
9 Emerson Keith 47472 US 52 19 $28,693 106 41 147
10 Garrett Gurthie 13864 US 35 5 $33,073 112 31 143
11 Joel Freeman 69509 US 32 2 $24,049 98 - 98
12 Matt Bell 48950 US 35 6 $20,054 90 - 90
13 Gregg Barsby 15857 US 25 8 $16,714 87 - 87
14 Coda Hatfield 23651 US 34 12 $13,586 77 - 77
14 Andrew Fish 58320 US 20 11 $10,853 77 - 77
16 Andrew Marwede 75590 US 34 6 $18,446 76 - 76
17 Joe Rovere 30306 US 16 11 $10,862 75 - 75
18 Andrew Presnell 63765 US 38 12 $20,222 74 - 74
19 Cameron Messerschmidt 58814 US 44 7 $16,817 73 - 73
20 Scott Withers 38464 US 29 18 $14,470 72 - 72

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2019 FPO Player of the Year - Final Standings

Rank Name PDGA # Country Events Wins Prize Points + Bonus Total
1 Paige Pierce 29190 US 26 14 $33,630 296 96 392
2 Catrina Allen 44184 US 27 8 $30,138 282 81 363
3 Sarah Hokom 34563 US 27 8 $20,641 206 73 279
4 Jennifer Allen 15354 US 27 15 $10,022 204 58 262
5 Ellen Widboom 58276 US 45 23 $11,368 166 48 214
6 Jessica Weese 50656 US 33 6 $13,095 155 50 205
7 Paige Shue 33833 US 19 3 $13,167 127 47 174
8 Lisa Fajkus 32654 US 31 4 $11,610 118 28 146
8 Rebecca Cox 32917 US 26 3 $12,504 111 35 146
10 Missy Gannon 85942 US 25 7 $7,854 109 34 143
11 Elaine King 3090 US 18 9 $5,982 106 - 106
12 Christine Jennings 88568 US 29 14 $4,185 101 - 101
13 Vanessa Van Dyken 62325 US 21 2 $7,079 98 - 98
14 Madison Walker 59431 US 19 2 $8,418 87 - 87
15 Holly Finley 51277 US 25 2 $6,991 74 - 74
16 Amanda Zaccone 59547 US 25 12 $4,712 72 - 72
17 Valerie Mandujano 62879 US 16 11 $4,729 65 - 65
18 Lindsay Fish 32925 US 24 12 $3,231 55 - 55
19 Sandi Hendel 67835 CA 18 6 $1,951 51 - 51
20 Christina Linthicum 50045 US 28 14 $5,810 50 - 50

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2019 MPO Rookie of the Year - Final Standings

Rank Name PDGA # Country Events Wins Prize Points
1 Luke Humphries 69424 US 34 7 $13,203 32
2 Ezra Aderhold 121715 US 17 5 $5,322 20
3 Fredy Meza 100497 US 35 5 $6,341 16
4 Logan Harpool 101319 US 12 5 $3,258 14
5 Garett Everson 98164 US 7 3 $2,706 13
6 Andrew Brown 89148 US 13 2 $4,503 12
7 Taylor Rafaleowski 111099 US 31 7 $5,467 11
8 Connor O'Reilly 99648 US 25 3 $3,775 10
9 Alex Savage 101792 US 26 3 $2,370 8
10 Blake Thomas 68979 US 45 2 $3,350 6
10 James Duong 86918 CA 28 3 $3,236 6
10 Joshua Matheison 86983 US 20 0 $865 6
10 Tyler Winston 93845 US 8 0 $773 6
14 Derek Jones 91842 CA 17 1 $984 5
14 Andrew Salazar 97957 US 19 1 $783 5
14 Alden Harris 98091 US 27 2 $5,218 5
14 Jeff Strong 98871 US 6 2 $553 5
14 Kevin Berrigan 101472 US 10 1 $1,868 5
14 Jared Askew 50003 US 21 2 $1,475 5
14 Kyle Tiny New 57123 US 17 1 $2,752 5

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2019 FPO Rookie of the Year - Final Standings

Rank Name PDGA # Country Events Wins Prize Points
1 Christine Jennings 88568 US 29 14 $4,185 101
2 Valerie Mandujano 62879 US 16 11 $4,729 65
3 Heather Young 100965 US 9 5 $2,263 35
4 Andrea Eaton 100197 US 17 8 $2,288 33
5 Tiger Borth 78232 US 30 9 $1,619 31
6 Cynthia Ricciotti 75029 US 7 0 $507 14
7 Deann Carey 66842 US 19 0 $1,738 12
8 Esther Schultz 79049 US 4 1 $434 11
8 Anya Singer 89680 US 12 2 $848 11
8 Allison Haggett 91335 US 18 2 $667 11
8 Amy Meekham 108550 US 5 1 $650 11
12 Charlotte Towle 75929 US 14 1 $696 9
13 Cheneille Young 77627 US 22 2 $836 7
14 Renae Farr 84208 US 15 1 $200 6
14 Heather Wyatt 99350 US 20 3 $998 6
16 Carrie Ricketts 41058 US 1 1 $197 5
16 Natasha Vargas 57878 US 2 1 $100 5
16 Kandi Balzer 59615 US 1 1 $250 5
16 Sada Voit 75499 US 2 1 $280 5
16 Rachel Wiegand 76324 US 7 2 $477 5

Full 2019 FPO Rookie of the Year Standings ›

Player and Rookie of the Year Points Process for 2019

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

A-Tier 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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