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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 - November 2018

Rank Points Name PDGA # City State/Prov Country
1 253 Paul McBeth 27523 Huntington Beach CA US
2 223 Richard Wysocki 38008 Fort Mill SC US
3 219 Eagle Wynne McMahon 37817 Boulder CO US
4 211 Chris Dickerson 62467 Limestone TN US
5 158.5 Kevin Jones 41760 Greenwood AR US
6 114 Gregg Barsby 15857 Grass Valley CA US
7 114 Paul Ulibarri 27171 Show Low AZ US
8 102 Nikko Locastro 11534 Grass Valley CA US
9 99 Matthew Orum 18330 Creola AL US
10 94 Calvin Heimburg 45971 Safety Harbor FL US
11 93 James Conrad 17295 Blacksburg VA US
12 90 Cameron Colglazier 47407 Mobile AL US
13 87 Joel Freeman 69509 Loveland CO US
14 85 Garrett Gurthie 13864 Hawthorne FL US
14 85 Zach Melton 38631 Gray TN US
16 81 Brad Schick 7992 Galena OH US
17 80.5 Nathan Sexton 18824 Corvallis OR US
18 79 Andrew Fish 58320 Baltimore MD US
19 78.5 Emerson Keith 47472 Denton TX US
20 75 Cale Leiviska 24341 Little Canada MN US
21 68 Joshua Anthon 17946 Rio Linda CA US
22 60 Dan Hastings 33504 Sophia NC US
23 58 Bo Tillman 46480 Edmond OK US
24 58 Tim Barham 53332 Howell MI US
25 56.5 Adam Hammes 57365 Minocqua WI US
81 20 Mason Ford 72844 Harlingen TX US
104 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 November 2018 Men's Player and Rookie of the Year Points Calculations »

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

Rank Points Name PDGA # City State/Prov Country
1 304.5 Paige Pierce 29190 Plano TX US
2 300 Catrina Allen 44184 Pipestone MN US
3 256 Sarah Hokom 34563 Caldwell ID US
4 183 Jessica Weese 50656 Grass Valley CA US
5 182 Lisa Fajkus 32654 Round Rock TX US
6 134.5 Ellen Widboom 58276 Brooksville FL US
7 130 Elaine King 3090 Durham NC US
8 129.5 Madison Walker 59431 Pensacola FL US
9 127 Paige Bjerkaas 33833 Emporia KS US
10 113 Jennifer Allen 15354 Gilbert AZ US
11 108 Holly Finley 51277 Verona WI US
12 83.5 Rebecca Cox 32917 Cincinnati OH US
13 77 Lauren Butler 65489 Elk River MN US
14 72 Nicole Bradley 51229 Truckee CA US
15 62 Kristy Moore 56553 Reynoldsburg OH US
16 60 Kona Star Panis 27832 Rancho Cucamonga CA US
17 52 Zoe Andyke 39504 Eugene OR US
18 51 Vanessa Van Dyken 62325 San Diego CA US
19 47 Courtney Cannon 70634 New Caney TX US
20 45 Sarah Cunningham 30397 Greenville SC US
20 45 Amanda Zaccone 59547 North Highlands CA US
22 43 Kristen Parsley 44603 Fredericksburg VA US
23 40 Liz Carr-Sypien 31068 Muskegon MI US
23 40 Kelly Tucker 65412 Chattanooga TN US
23 40 Christine Jennings 88568 Dayton OH US

Full November 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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