PNGA Logo
PNGA Logo
PNGA Logo
PNGA Logo

2013 PNGA Players of the Year



The Pacific Northwest Golf Association (PNGA) has announced the Players of the Year for the 2013 championship season. The talented group of recipients include Cameron Peck of Olympia, Wash. in the Men’s category; Kendall Prince of Lake Oswego, Ore. in the Women’s category; Kevin Carrigan of Victoria, B.C. in the Men’s Mid-Amateur category; Christina Proteau of Port Alberni, B.C. in the Women’s Mid-Amateur category; Tom Brandes of Bellevue, Wash. in the Senior Men’s category; Kareen Markle of Meridian, Idaho and Lisa Smego of Olympia, Wash. share Co-Player of the Year honors in the Senior Women’s category; Frank Garber of Kirkland, Wash. in the Junior Boys’ category; and Gigi Stoll of Beaverton, Ore. in the Junior Girls’ category. [Read More]

Men’s Player of the Year

Cameron Peck – Olympia, Wash.

Cameron Peck
  • Pacific Northwest Men’s Amateur – Champion
  • Washington State Amateur – Champion
  • U.S. Amateur Public Links – Round of 16 (T13 Stroke Play)
  • Sahalee Players Championship – T23

Women’s Player of the Year

Kendall Prince – Lake Oswego, Ore.

Kendall Prince
  • Oregon Women’s Amateur – Champion
  • U.S. Women’s Amateur – Round of 16
  • Pacific Northwest Women’s Amateur -Round of 16 (Medalist – Stroke Play)

Men’s Mid-Amateur Player of the Year

Kevin Carrigan – Victoria, B.C.

Kevin Carrigan
  • Canadian Mid-Amateur – Champion
  • BC Amateur – 3rd
  • Canadian Amateur – T7
  • Sahalee Players Championship – T6
  • Peru Invitational – T3

Women’s Mid-Amateur Player of the Year

Christina Proteau – Port Alberni, B.C.

Christina Proteau
  • Canadian Mid-Amateur – Champion
  • BC Women’s Mid-Amateur – Champion
  • U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur – Round of 16 (T5 Stroke Play)
  • Pacific Northwest Women’s Amateur – Round of 32
  • BC Women’s Amateur – 13th

Senior Men’s Player of the Year

Tom Brandes – Bellevue, Wash.

Tom Brandes
  • Pacific Northwest Senior Men’s Amateur – Champion
  • Washington State Senior Men’s Amateur – Champion
  • British Senior Amateur – Runner-up
  • U.S. Senior Open Qualifier – Medalist
  • Washington State Men’s Mid-Amateur – Runner-up
  • Pacific Northwest Men’s Mid-Amateur – T4
  • Washington Senior Open – T7

Senior Women’s Co-Player of the Year

Lisa Smego – Olympia, Wash.

Lisa Smego
  • Washington State Senior Women’s Amateur – Champion
  • U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Qualifier – Medalist
  • USGA Senior Women’s Amateur Qualifier – Qualified
  • USGA Senior Women’s Amateur – Round of 64

Senior Women’s Co-Player of the Year

Kareen Markle – Meridian, Idaho

Kareen Markle
  • IGA Women’s Match Play – Champion
  • IGA Women’s Mid-Amateur – Champion
  • Pacific Northwest Women’s Mid-Amateur – Champion
  • USGA Senior Women’s Amateur – Round of 64
  • U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur – Round of 32
  • USGA Women’s State Team – Selected to Idaho Team

Junior Boys’ Player of the Year

Frank Garber – Kirkland, Wash.

Frank Garber
  • Pacific Northwest Junior Boys’ Amateur – Champion & Medalist
  • AAA State High School – Champion
  • Callaway Junior World – T27 (15-17 Boys’ Division)
  • Junior America’s Cup – Most Valuable Player
  • WJGA Player of the Year

Junior Girls’ Player of the Year

Gigi Stoll – Beaverton, Ore.

Gigi Stoll
  • Oregon Junior Girls’ Amateur – Champion & Medalist
  • Oregon Junior Girls’ Stroke Play – Champion
  • Oregon Junior Girls’ Tournament of Champions – Champion
  • Oregon Women’s Amateur – Runner-up
  • U.S. Junior Girls’ Qualifier – Medalist
  • U.S. Junior Girls’ Amateur – Round of 64
  • Callaway Junior World – T4 (15-17 Girls’ Division)
  • PGA Junior Girls’ Championship – T10