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PDGA Player & Rookie of the Year

The 2020 PDGA Player of the Year / Rookie of the Year Standings for MPO and FPO in North America are displayed below. 

To qualify as a 2020 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 2019 PDGA Amateur & Junior Disc Golf World Championships

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

2020 MPO Player of the Year - November

Rank Name PDGA # Country Events Wins Prize Points
1 Chris Dickerson 62467 US 29 16 $45,402 213
2 Paul McBeth 27523 US 14 5 $32,729 189
3 Richard Wysocki 38008 US 16 5 $32,086 187
4 Calvin Heimburg 45971 US 14 2 $34,047 160
5 Eagle Wynne McMahon 37817 US 11 3 $21,534 113
6 Kevin Jones 41760 US 23 6 $42,224 107
7 Nikko Locastro 11534 US 24 3 $22,791 88
8 Garrett Gurthie 13864 US 17 1 $19,617 83
9 Andrew Presnell 63765 US 30 12 $16,266 82
10 Adam Hammes 57365 US 17 2 $15,486 76
11 Emerson Keith 47472 US 34 4 $21,725 75
12 Cale Leiviska 24341 US 21 7 $16,202 74
13 Andrew Marwede 75590 US 25 8 $16,164 66
14 Paul Ulibarri 27171 US 33 9 $18,881 65
15 James Conrad 17295 US 17 0 $13,612 64
16 Scott Withers 38464 US 24 20 $9,777 55
17 Drew Gibson 48346 US 12 0 $11,327 52
18 Philo Brathwaite 26416 US 22 1 $14,694 51
19 Mason Ford 72844 US 23 6 $12,288 47
20 Chris Clemons 50401 US 18 2 $14,057 46

Full 2020 MPO Player of the Year Standings ›

2020 FPO Player of the Year - November

Rank Name PDGA # Country Events Wins Prize Points
1 Catrina Allen 44184 US 23 9 $24,680 303
2 Paige Pierce 29190 US 15 8 $28,114 247
3 Sarah Hokom 34563 US 15 5 $13,523 201
4 Ellen Widboom 58276 US 26 16 $11,932 152
5 Missy Gannon 85942 US 17 2 $11,340 125
6 Heather Young 100965 US 13 4 $7,810 105
7 Hailey King 81351 US 13 2 $27,576 104
8 Valerie Mandujano 62879 US 16 11 $6,868 101
9 Jessica Weese 50656 US 17 2 $8,695 94
10 Lisa Fajkus 32654 US 20 6 $11,045 93
11 Ohn Scoggins 48976 US 17 12 $4,796 90
12 Holly Finley 51277 US 20 3 $7,889 88
13 Kona Star Panis 27832 US 20 1 $5,875 78
14 Jennifer Allen 15354 US 12 7 $4,167 66
15 Kat Mertsch 99455 US 23 7 $2,854 64
16 Rebecca Cox 32917 US 16 1 $4,708 49
16 Christine Jennings 88568 US 25 12 $3,796 49
18 Vanessa Van Dyken 62325 US 11 2 $5,563 48
18 Macie Walker 104187 US 18 10 $3,426 48
20 Callie McMorran 64751 US 15 4 $5,132 45

Full 2020 FPO Player of the Year Standings ›

2020 MPO Rookie of the Year - November

Rank Name PDGA # Country Events Wins Prize Points
1 Kyle Klein 85132 US 15 0 $12,053 32
2 Ryan Muizelaar 103366 US 11 5 $4,462 20
3 Elijah Bickel 94844 US 20 7 $4,880 19
4 Kyle Reid 89046 CA 13 3 $1,126 15
4 Jonathan Nicholson 101390 US 21 3 $7,653 15
6 Evan White 100813 CA 10 0 $730 8
7 Cole Redalen 79748 US 13 0 $2,802 6
8 Zach Arlinghaus 65266 US 22 1 $4,466 5
8 Albert Bravo 69797 US 5 1 $885 5
8 Jeffrey Davies 82892 US 11 1 $546 5
8 Jonathan Schutkin 86245 US 10 2 $551 5
8 Zack Finwall 89111 US 33 2 $2,774 5
8 Connor Endy 96601 US 7 2 $1,113 5
8 Justin Rosak 98161 US 23 3 $3,586 5
8 Daniel Fortier 99602 CA 3 1 $575 5
8 Evan Smith 101574 US 13 3 $2,013 5
8 Colby Childress 101578 US 22 3 $2,270 5
8 Kenny Shelton 112835 US 14 1 $1,149 5
8 Bradley Oberholtzer 125544 US 12 3 $1,469 5
8 Brodie Smith 128378 US 20 1 $3,254 5

Full 2020 MPO Rookie of the Year Standings ›

2020 FPO Rookie of the Year - November

Rank Name PDGA # Country Events Wins Prize Points
1 Kat Mertsch 99455 US 23 7 $2,854 64
2 Taylor Crammer 102378 US 13 6 $2,251 32
3 Katelyn Belty 106422 US 22 11 $1,867 30
4 Cassandra Lioi 83376 US 10 4 $1,220 26
5 Natalie Ryan 114560 US 8 4 $901 20
6 Emily Garner 127175 US 14 3 $983 18
7 Anna Pinter 106489 US 12 5 $1,479 15
8 Victoria Griffiths 79670 US 27 9 $1,367 14
9 Jessica Beckett 91567 US 8 2 $614 10
9 Holly May 105708 US 6 3 $570 10
11 Erikah Weir 68633 US 7 0 $210 6
12 Meg Fittro 88431 US 6 2 $263 5
12 Fresa Jacobs 89589 US 6 2 $190 5
12 Margaret Baudendistel 96011 US 21 2 $710 5
12 Kaylee Hanania 97993 US 8 2 $493 5
12 Michele Powell 100117 US 5 1 $330 5
12 Darcy Barlow 102492 US 9 6 $759 5
12 Ruby Reyes 113579 US 4 3 $449 5
12 Carolina Halstead 113817 US 4 1 $411 5
12 Emily Greene 115012 US 5 2 $212 5

Full 2020 FPO Rookie of the Year Standings ›

Player and Rookie of the Year Points Process for 2020

PDGA US Major Finish – USDGC, WNC

  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

Elite Series 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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