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Player of the Year



PNGA Players of the Year

The PNGA Player of the Year candidates are nominated by the various state and provincial golf associations that comprise the PNGA (Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington), and are selected by a vote of the PNGA Championship Committee. Awards are given annually in eight different categories: Men’s, Women’s, Senior Men’s, Senior Women’s, Men’s Mid-Amateur, Women’s Mid-Amateur, Junior Boys’ and Junior Girls’.

 

PNGA Player of the Year Recipients for 2016

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Men’s Player of the Year

Jared du Toit, Kimberley, B.C.

Jared du Toit
  • Glencoe Invitational – Champion
  • Monroe Invitational – T3
  • Porter Cup – T4
  • Trans-Miss Championship – T8
  • RBC Canadian Open – T9
  • Canadian Men’s Amateur – T15
  • NCAA Regional – T25
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Women’s Player of the Year

Naomi Ko, Victoria, B.C.

Naomi Ko
  • Canadian Junior Girls Championship – Champion
  • Cambia Portland Classic Amateur Open – Champion
  • LPGA Cambia Portland Classic Open – Participant
  • PNGA Women’s Amateur – Runner-up & Medalist
  • ACC Women’s Championship – T5
  • World Amateur Team Championship – T6
  • Canadian Women’s Amateur – T7
  • Porter Cup – T7
  • U.S. Women’s Open Qualifier – Medalist
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Men’s Mid-Amateur Player of the Year

Reid Hatley, Hayden Lake, Idaho

Reid Hatley
  • WSGA Men’s Mid-Amateur – Champion
  • Rosauers Open Invitational – 9th
  • U.S. State Team Championship – T12
  • PNGA Men’s Amateur – Round of 32
  • U.S. Mid-Amateur Qualifier – Medalist
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Women’s Mid-Amateur Player of the Year

Amanda Jacobs, Portland, Ore.

Amanda Jacobs
  • PNGA Women’s Mid-Amateur – Champion
  • U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur – Quarterfinalist
  • Oregon Women’s Mid-Amateur – 5th
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Senior Men’s Player of the Year

Pat O’Donnell, Happy Valley, Ore.

Pat O'Donnell
  • Oregon Senior Stroke Play – Champion
  • Oregon Senior Amateur – Champion
  • OGA Senior Tournament of Champions – 3rd
  • Oregon Senior Open – 4th
  • U.S. Senior Amateur Championship – Round of 64
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Senior Women’s Player of the Year

Anita Wicks, Roseburg, Ore.

Anita Wicks
  • PNGA Senior Women’s Amateur – Champion
  • Oregon Women’s Senior Amateur – Champion
  • Oregon Senior Women’s Stroke Play – 4th
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Junior Boys’ Player of the Year

Spencer Tibbits, Vancouver, Wash.

Spencer Tibbits
  • PNW Junior PGA Championship – Champion
  • Oregon Junior Amateur – Champion
  • Oregon Junior Stroke Play – Champion
  • WIAA 3A High School Championship – Champion
  • PNGA Junior Boys’ Amateur – Round of 16
  • Hogan Cup – T13
  • Junior PGA Championship – T21
  • Junior America’s Cup – T28
  • U.S. Junior Amateur Championship – Qualified
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Junior Girls’ Player of the Year

Ellie Slama, Salem, Ore.

Ellie Slama
  • PNGA Junior Girls’ Amateur – Champion & Medalist
  • PNW Junior PGA Championship – Champion
  • OGA Girls’ Peter Jacobsen Junior Challenge – Champion
  • Oregon Girls’ Junior Amateur – Runner-up
  • Oregon Girls’ Junior Stroke Play – 2nd
  • IMG Junior World – T7
  • Girls’ Junior America’s Cup – T18
  • Junior PGA Championship – T23
  • U.S. Girls’ Junior Amateur – Rd of 64
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