Players of the Year for WA Golf in the categories of Men’s, Women’s, Senior Men’s, Senior Women’s, Men’s Mid-Amateur, Women’s Mid-Amateur, Junior Boys’ and Junior Girls’ are selected annually in October. The Championship Committee uses the WA Golf Performance Points list as the primary guide for the selection. For juniors, WA Golf receives the nominations for selection from the Washington Junior Golf Association.

Nathan Cogswell, 2020 Men's Player of the Year

Men's Player of the Year

Nathan Cogswell (Kent)

  • Northwest Open – Champion
  • Puget Sound Amateur – Champion
  • Washington Men’s Champion of Champions – Runner-up
  • Washington Men’s Amateur – 4th
  • Washington Open – T5

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Alice Duan, 2020 Women's Player of the Year

Women’s Player of the Year

Alice Duan (Seattle)

  • Washington Women’s Amateur – Champion

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Reid Hatley, 2020 Men's Mid-Amateur Player of the Year

Men's Mid-Amateur
Player of the Year

Reid Hatley (Hayden Lake, Idaho)

  • Washington Open – T5
  • Oregon Open – T6
  • Washington Men’s Champion of Champions – T8
  • Northwest Open – T19

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Victoria Fallgren, 2020 Women's Mid-Amateur Player of the Year

Women's Mid-Amateur
Player of the Year

Victoria Fallgren (Spokane)

  • Washington Women’s Mid-Amateur – Champion
  • Washington Women’s Champion of Champions – Champion

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Tom Brandes, 2020 Senior Men's Player of the Year

Senior Men's Player of the Year

Tom Brandes (Bellevue)

  • PNGA Men’s Master-40 Amateur – Champion
  • Washington Senior Men’s Amateur – Champion
  • Washington Senior Open – T3
  • Washington Senior Men’s Champion of Champions – T6

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Leslie Folsom, 2020 Senior Women's Player of the Year

Senior Women’s Player of the Year

Leslie Folsom (Tukwila)

  • Washington Senior Women’s Amateur – Champion
  • Washington Senior Women’s Champion of Champions – Champion

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Jahan Bains, 2020 Junior Boys' Player of the Year

Junior Boys’ Player of the Year

Jahan Bains (DuPont)

  • WJGA Eastern Open – Champion
  • WJGA State Championship – Runner-up
  • WJGA State Match Play – Runner-up
  • WJGA District 3 Championship – Runner-up
  • WJGA Cup – 3rd
  • Notah Begay Jr. Seattle Qualifier – 7th

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Lauryn Nguyen, 2020 Junior Girls' Player of the Year

Junior Girls’ Player of the Year

Lauryn Nguyen (Seattle)

  • WJGA Girls’ State Championship – Champion
  • WJGA State Match Play – Champion
  • WJGA District 6 Championship – Champion
  • AJGA Junior at Pronghorn – Champion
  • Notah Begay Jr. Seattle Qualifier – Champion
  • WJGA Western Open – Co-Champion
  • WJGA Cup – Medalist
  • WJGA School Team Championship – Co-Medalist

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2019 Players of the Year

  • Joe Highsmith – Men's Player of the Year
  • Emily Baumgart – Women's Player of the Year
  • Reid Hatley – Men's Mid-Amateur Player of the Year
  • Tina Papatolis – Women's Mid-Amateur Player of the Year
  • Tom Brandes – Senior Men's Player of the Year
  • Leslie Folsom – Senior Women's Player of the Year
  • Ian Siebers – Junior Boys' Player of the Year
  • Gihoe Seo – Junior Girls' Player of the Year
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2018 Players of the Year

  • Eric Ansett – Men's Player of the Year
  • Jamie Huo – Women's Player of the Year
  • Reid Hatley – Men's Mid-Amateur Player of the Year
  • Victoria Fallgren – Women's Mid-Amateur Player of the Year
  • Tom Brandes – Senior Men's Player of the Year
  • Leslie Folsom – Senior Women's Player of the Year
  • Ian Siebers – Junior Boys' Player of the Year
  • Brittany Kwon – Junior Girls' Player of the Year
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2017 Players of the Year

  • Derek Bayley – Men's Player of the Year
  • Reid Hatley – Men's Mid-Amateur Player of the Year
  • Tom Brandes – Senior Men's Player of the Year
  • Joe Highsmith – Junior Boys' Player of the Year
  • Julianne Alvarez – Women's Player of the Year
  • Victoria Fallgren – Women's Mid-Amateur Player of the Year
  • Yasue Alkins – Senior Women's Player of the Year
  • Brittany Kwon – Junior Girls' Player of the Year
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2016 Players of the Year

  • Andrew Whalen – Men's Player of the Year
  • Reid Hatley – Men's Mid-Amateur Player of the Year
  • Erik Hanson – Senior Men's Player of the Year
  • Joe Highsmith – Junior Boys' Player of the Year
  • Marianne Li – Women's Player of the Year
  • Shawn Farmer–Sese – Women's Mid-Amateur Player of the Year
  • Lisa Smego – Senior Women's Player of the Year
  • Brittany Kwon – Junior Girls' Player of the Year
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2015 Players of the Year

  • Charles Kern – Men's Player of the Year
  • Reid Hatley – Men's Mid-Amateur Player of the Year
  • Tom Brandes – Senior Men's Player of the Year
  • Sam Warkentin – Junior Boys' Player of the Year
  • Alivia Brown – Women's Player of the Year
  • Amanda Jacobs – Women's Mid-Amateur Player of the Year
  • Karen Madison – Senior Women's Player of the Year
  • Kenedee Peters – Junior Girls' Player of the Year
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2014 Players of the Year

  • Carl Jonson – Men's Player of the Year
  • Mike Haack – Men's Mid-Amateur Player of the Year
  • Tom Brandes – Senior Men's Player of the Year
  • Sam Warkentin – Junior Boys' Player of the Year
  • Jordan Ferreira – Women's Player of the Year
  • Amanda Jacobs – Women's Mid-Amateur Player of the Year
  • Denise Kieffer – Senior Women's Player of the Year
  • Sierra Kersten – Junior Girls' Player of the Year
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2013 Players of the Year

  • Cameron Peck – Men's Player of the Year
  • Mike Haack – Men's Mid-Amateur Player of the Year
  • Tom Brandes – Senior Men's Player of the Year
  • Frank Garber – Junior Boys' Player of the Year
  • Erynne Lee – Women's Player of the Year
  • Leslie Folsom – Women's Mid-Amateur Player of the Year
  • Lisa Smego – Senior Women's Player of the Year
  • Sierra Kersten – Junior Girls' Player of the Year
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2012 Players of the Year

  • Chris Williams – Men's Player of the Year
  • Tom Brandes – Men's Mid-Amateur Player of the Year
  • Tom Brandes – Senior Men's Player of the Year
  • Frank Garber – Junior Boys' Player of the Year
  • Erynne Lee – Women's Player of the Year
  • Leslie Folsom – Women's Mid-Amateur Player of the Year
  • Yasue Alkins – Senior Women's Player of the Year
  • Jordan Ferreira – Junior Girls' Player of the Year
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2011 Players of the Year

  • Chris Williams – Men's Player of the Year
  • Tom Brandes – Senior Men's Player of the Year
  • Andrew Whalen – Junior Boys' Player of the Year
  • Erynne Lee – Women's Player of the Year
  • Ginny Burkey – Senior Women's Player of the Year
  • Jordan Ferreira – Junior Girls' Player of the Year
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2010 Players of the Year

  • Andrew Putnam – Men's Player of the Year
  • Tom Brandes – Senior Men's Player of the Year
  • Dominick Francks – Junior Boys' Player of the Year
  • Erynne Lee – Women's Player of the Year
  • Anne Carr – Senior Women's Player of the Year
  • Erynne Lee – Junior Girls' Player of the Year
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2009 Players of the Year

  • Derek Berg – Men's Player of the Year
  • Bob Burton – Senior Men's Player of the Year
  • Zach Wanderscheid – Junior Boys' Player of the Year
  • Pamela Burneski – Women's Player of the Year
  • Ginny Burkey – Senior Women's Player of the Year
  • Erynne Lee – Junior Girls' Player of the Year
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2008 Players of the Year

  • Kyle Stanley – Men's Player of the Year
  • Kent Brown – Senior Men's Player of the Year
  • Cameron Peck – Junior Boys' Player of the Year
  • Erynne Lee – Women's Player of the Year
  • Anne Carr – Senior Women's Player of the Year
  • Erynne Lee – Junior Girls' Player of the Year

2007 Players of the Year

  • Kyle Stanley – Men's Player of the Year
  • Kent Brown – Senior Men's Player of the Year
  • Chris Williams – Junior Boys' Player of the Year
  • Kim Shin – Women's Player of the Year
  • Lisa Smego – Senior Women's Player of the Year
  • Katrina Hegge – Junior Girls' Player of the Year