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PDGA Player & Rookie of the Year

The 2018 PDGA Player of the Year / Rookie of the Year calculations for Men and Women in North America are displayed below. Rookie of the Year contenders are highlighted in green

To qualify as a 2018 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 2017 PDGA Amateur & Junior Disc Golf World Championships and before the 2018 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 2018 PDGA Amateur Disc Golf World Championships will officially be a rookie in the 2019 PDGA Tour year.

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

Men's Players & Rookies of the Year Standings - September 2018

Rank Points Name PDGA # City State/Prov Country
1 176.5 Richard Wysocki 38008 Fort Mill SC US
2 157 Eagle Wynne McMahon 37817 Boulder CO US
3 156 Chris Dickerson 62467 Johnson City TN US
4 150 Paul McBeth 27523 Huntington Beach CA US
5 104.5 Kevin Jones 41760 Greenwood AR US
6 92 Nikko Locastro 11534 Grass Valley CA US
7 84 Paul Ulibarri 27171 Show Low AZ US
8 74 Garrett Gurthie 13864 Hawthorne FL US
9 70 Brad Schick 7992 Galena OH US
10 65.5 Joel Freeman 69509 Greeley CO US
11 63 James Conrad 17295 Blacksburg VA US
11 63 Matthew Orum 18330 Creola AL US
13 58 Tim Barham 53332 Howell MI US
14 54 Cale Leiviska 24341 Little Canada MN US
15 53 Cameron Colglazier 47407 Mobile AL US
16 51.5 Adam Hammes 57365 Minocqua WI US
17 51 Gregg Barsby 15857 Grass Valley CA US
18 48 Philo Brathwaite 26416 Tujunga CA US
19 47 Chandler Fry 25541 Olympia WA US
19 47 Drew Gibson 48346 Fair Oaks CA US
21 46 Calvin Heimburg 45971 Safety Harbor FL US
22 45 Martin Hendel 39469 St Thomas ON CA
23 44 Joshua Anthon 17946 Rio Linda CA US
23 44 Andrew Presnell 63765 Ozark MO US
25 43.5 Nathan Sexton 18824 Corvallis OR US
25 43.5 Emerson Keith 47472 Denton TX US
62 20 Mason Ford 72844 Harlingen TX US
83 15 Anthony AP Perkins 71308 Conroe TX US
  • Bonus points are only calculated for competitors that finished in the top 10.
  • Includes events prior to September that were posted in the September 11th Player Ratings update (i.e., before Pro Worlds)

Full September 2018 Men's Player and Rookie of the Year Points Calculations »

Women's Players & Rookies of the Year Standings - September 2018

Rank Points Name PDGA # City State/Prov Country
1 214 Catrina Allen 44184 Pipestone MN US
2 210 Paige Pierce 29190 Plano TX US
3 182 Sarah Hokom 34563 Caldwell ID US
4 153 Lisa Fajkus 32654 Round Rock TX US
5 145 Jessica Weese 50656 Grass Valley CA US
6 112 Madison Walker 59431 Pensacola FL US
7 103 Jennifer Allen 15354 Tuttle OK US
8 83 Ellen Widboom 58276 Brooksville FL US
9 74 Holly Finley 51277 Verona WI US
10 71 Rebecca Cox 32917 Cincinnati OH US
10 71 Paige Bjerkaas 33833 Emporia KS US
12 64 Elaine King 3090 Durham NC US
13 57 Nicole Bradley 51229 Truckee CA US
13 57 Kristy Moore 56553 Reynoldsburg OH US
15 47 Courtney Cannon 70634 New Caney TX US
16 46 Kona Star Panis 27832 Rancho Cucamonga CA US
17 40 Liz Carr-Sypien 31068 Muskegon MI US
18 39 Sandi Hendel 67835 St Thomas ON CA
19 33 Sandy Gast 6440 Orlando FL US
20 32 Valarie Jenkins 17495 Bend OR US
20 32 Lauren Butler 65489 Elk River MN US
22 31 Amanda Zaccone 59547 North Highlands CA US
23 30 Sarah Cunningham 30397 Greenville SC US
23 30 Christine Jennings 88568 Dayton OH US
25 29 Sara Lamberson 41012 Old Hickory TN US
26 28 Kristen Parsley 44603 Fredericksburg VA US
27 27 Kelly Tucker 65412 Chattanooga TN US
27 27 Missy Gannon 85942 Cold Spring NY US
29 25 Colleen Thompson 45899 Phoenix AZ US
29 25 Erica Johnson 50583 Marstons Mills MA US
29 25 Kimberly Aycock 74808 Tulsa OK US

Full September 2018 Women's Player and Rookie of the Year Points Calculations »

  • Includes events prior to September that were posted in the September 11th Player Ratings update (i.e., before Pro Worlds)

Player and Rookie of the Year Points Process for 2018

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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