Player of the Year

European Male and Female Players of the Year will be recognized. The winners will be
determined by a points based system. Points will be awarded in the following 6 categories:


Qualification requirements:
Must be Euro citizen or 18+ months resident and must play at least three PDGA events on European soil to qualify
Must be current PDGA member to qualify
Must be Ratings Propagator to be included in Ratings category (#1)
Categories that points can be earned in:

  1. #1: Rating at year-end
  2. #2: PDGA Pro Points
  3. #3: EuroTour overall place *
  4. #4: EuroMajor #1 place *
  5. #5: EDGC or EuroMajor #2 place *
  6. #6: Bonus = place at USA/INT Majors *
  7. * = only finishes in MPO & FPO divisions are considered

Note: actual ranking “points” (eg. actual rating, or EuroTour points) earned per category visible when holding mouse over cell.

Points System:
Men top 20 in each category receive 100 – 95 – 90 – 85 – … – 10 – 5 points
Women top 5 each category receive 50 – 40 – 30 – 20 – 10 points
Ties earn the higher point place, ie. two men tie for 2nd = both get 95 points
Tiebreaker:

  1. Total strokes during head to head play during the year
  2. Final standing in EuroTour at year-end
  3. Rating at year-end

Standings have been updated per December 7th 2016.

2016 European Male player of the year

Player #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Total
Teemu Nissinen 55 85 85 90 70 385
Karl Johan Nybo 100 55 80 85 65 385
Juho Parviainen 85 90 100 95 370
Seppo Paju 75 95 95 80 345
Pasi Koivu 40 100 90 80 25 335
Leo Piironen 85 80 60 100 325
Jalle Stoor 65 45 65 40 215
Simon Lizotte 95 50 145
Silver Lätt 75 65 140
Lassi Hakulinen 30 45 65 140
Marvin Tetzel 65 70 135
Henrik Johansen 55 35 45 135
Ilari Tuoma 60 65 125
Janne Hirsimäki 25 70 25 120
Juhani Vainio 65 50 115
Raimo Sokka 75 35 110
Martin Rotmeister 40 60 100
Stephan Müller 90 90
Teemu Malmelin 80 80
Sylvain Gouge 70 5 75
Markus Dvinjaninov 70 70
Dick Lampinen 15 55 70
Torsten Baus 40 25 65
Matias Söderström 65 65
Tapani Aulu 50 5 55
Ville Piippo 20 35 55
Håkon Kveseth 45 45
Tony Ferro 45 45
Emile Barbe 45 45
Lasse Paju 40 40
Kevin Konsorr 35 35
Tobias Johansson 35 35
Markku Nirkkonen 35 35
Henrik Wahlman 35 35
Väinö Mäkelä 35 35
Rauli Lehtinen 30 30
Erik Aalto 30 30
Lars Jansson 30 30
Tommy Markus 25 25
Patrik Berglund 25 25
Henric Hagman 15 10 25
Jasper Heino 25 25
Martin Spliid 25 25
Jerome Braun 20 20
Dominik Stampfer 15 15
Kristian Legind Spliid 15 15
Ville Ahokas 10 10
Lukas Rokkanen 5 5
Ståle Hakstad 5 5
William Gummesson 5 5

2016 European Female player of the year

Player #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Total
Eveliina Salonen 50 30 50 50 180
Katka Bodova 30 50 40 10 130
Natalie Holloköi 20 40 20 80
Anne Kettunen 10 40 50
Jessica George 40 40
Jenni Eskelinen 10 30 40
Kristin Tattar 20 20 40
Henna Blomroos 10 10 20

Previous winners European Player of the Year award

Year Male Female
2015 Simon Lizotte, DE, 8332 Ragna Bygde, SE, 8559
2014 Simon Lizotte, DE, 8332 Ragna Bygde, SE, 8559