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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 - Final Standings

Rank Name PDGA # Country Events Wins Prize Points + Bonus Total
1 Chris Dickerson 62467 US 31 17 $46,430 226 84 310
2 Paul McBeth 27523 US 14 5 $32,729 189 83 272
3 Richard Wysocki 38008 US 16 5 $32,086 187 74 261
4 Calvin Heimburg 45971 US 14 2 $34,047 160 63 223
5 Eagle Wynne McMahon 37817 US 11 3 $21,534 113 59 172
6 Kevin Jones 41760 US 23 6 $42,224 107 54 161
7 Andrew Presnell 63765 US 32 14 $16,880 92 44 136
8 Nikko Locastro 11534 US 26 4 $23,066 88 36 124
9 Garrett Gurthie 13864 US 17 1 $19,617 83 26 109
10 Adam Hammes 57365 US 18 2 $15,836 76 27 103
11 Emerson Keith 47472 US 34 4 $21,725 75 - 75
12 Cale Leiviska 24341 US 21 7 $16,202 74 - 74
13 Andrew Marwede 75590 US 26 8 $16,750 72 - 72
14 Paul Ulibarri 27171 US 34 10 $19,011 65 - 65
15 James Conrad 17295 US 17 0 $13,612 64 - 64
16 Simon Lizotte 8332 US 14 3 $12,146 58 - 58
17 Gavin Rathbun 60436 US 26 6 $15,334 57 - 57
18 Scott Withers 38464 US 26 20 $10,038 55 - 55
19 Drew Gibson 48346 US 12 0 $11,327 52 - 52
20 Philo Brathwaite 26416 US 22 1 $14,694 51 - 51

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2020 FPO Player of the Year - Final Standings

Rank Name PDGA # Country Events Wins Prize Points + Bonus Total
1 Catrina Allen 44184 US 23 9 $24,680 303 81 384
2 Paige Pierce 29190 US 15 8 $28,114 247 84 331
3 Sarah Hokom 34563 US 15 5 $13,523 201 69 270
4 Ellen Widboom 58276 US 27 17 $12,445 172 58 230
5 Missy Gannon 85942 US 17 2 $11,340 125 37 162
6 Valerie Mandujano 62879 US 16 11 $6,868 101 58 159
7 Hailey King 81351 US 13 2 $27,576 104 48 152
8 Ohn Scoggins 48976 US 18 13 $5,171 95 50 145
8 Heather Young 100965 US 13 4 $7,810 105 40 145
10 Jessica Weese 50656 US 17 2 $8,695 94 25 119
11 Lisa Fajkus 32654 US 20 6 $11,045 93 - 93
12 Holly Finley 51277 US 20 3 $7,889 88 - 88
13 Kona Star Panis 27832 US 20 1 $5,875 78 - 78
14 Jennifer Allen 15354 US 12 7 $4,167 66 - 66
15 Kat Mertsch 99455 US 24 7 $2,854 64 - 64
16 Rebecca Cox 32917 US 17 2 $4,833 54 - 54
17 Christine Jennings 88568 US 25 12 $3,796 49 - 49
18 Vanessa Van Dyken 62325 US 11 2 $5,563 48 - 48
18 Macie Walker 104187 US 20 12 $3,618 48 - 48
20 Elaine King 3090 US 23 12 $4,989 47 - 47

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2020 MPO Rookie of the Year - December

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 21 7 $4,880 19
4 Kyle Reid 89046 CA 13 3 $1,126 15
4 Jonathan Nicholson 101390 US 22 3 $8,028 15
6 Evan White 100813 CA 11 0 $730 8
7 Cole Redalen 79748 US 13 0 $2,802 6
8 Zach Arlinghaus 65266 US 23 1 $4,496 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 35 2 $3,094 5
8 Connor Endy 96601 US 7 2 $1,113 5
8 Justin Rosak 98161 US 26 4 $3,694 5
8 Daniel Fortier 99602 CA 3 1 $575 5
8 Evan Smith 101574 US 17 3 $2,589 5
8 Colby Childress 101578 US 24 5 $2,636 5
8 Kenny Shelton 112835 US 14 1 $1,149 5
8 Bradley Oberholtzer 125544 US 13 3 $1,507 5
8 Brodie Smith 128378 US 21 2 $3,661 5

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2020 FPO Rookie of the Year - December

Rank Name PDGA # Country Events Wins Prize Points
1 Kat Mertsch 99455 US 24 7 $2,854 64
2 Katelyn Belty 106422 US 25 12 $2,047 35
3 Taylor Crammer 102378 US 13 6 $2,251 32
4 Cassandra Lioi 83376 US 10 4 $1,220 26
5 Natalie Ryan 114560 US 8 4 $901 20
6 Emily Garner 127175 US 15 3 $1,392 18
7 Anna Pinter 106489 US 12 5 $1,479 15
8 Victoria Griffiths 79670 US 29 9 $1,667 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 Amber Meece 51937 US 18 2 $1,071 5
12 Meg Fittro 88431 US 6 2 $263 5
12 Fresa Jacobs 89589 US 6 2 $190 5
12 Margaret Baudendistel 96011 US 23 3 $910 5
12 Kaylee Hanania 97993 US 8 2 $493 5
12 Michele Powell 100117 US 7 1 $330 5
12 Darcy Barlow 102492 US 10 6 $909 5
12 Ruby Reyes 113579 US 4 3 $449 5
12 Carolina Halstead 113817 US 4 1 $411 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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