British Columbia Golf Announces 2019 PNGA Players Of The Year Nominations

(Delta, BC) – British Columbia Golf has announced their 2019 PNGA Player of the Year nominees. These are the players nominated for their respective categories for the PNGA annual awards this fall. 

The category nominees are as follows: Men’s, Chris Crisologo of Richmond; Women's, Mary Parsons of Delta; Men's Mid-Amateur, Mike Aizawa of Richmond; Women's Mid-Amateur, Nonie Marler of Vancouver; Senior Men's, Doug Roxburgh of Vancouver; Senior Women's, Jackie Little of Procter; Junior Boys', Jace Minni of Delta ; and Junior Girls', Michelle Liu of Vancouver .

Below are this year's PNGA Player Of The Year nominees and highlights from their 2019 season: 

Men - Chris Crisologo

2019 Highlights

  • 1st - South American Men's Amateur
  • 3rd - Sahalee Players Championship
  • 1st - USGA -U.S. Amateur Qualifier
  • Round of 16 PNGA Amateur
  • T8 - Pacific Coast Amateur
  • T15 - Canadian Men’s Amateur
  • T19 - Terra Cotta Invitational
  • T27 - Jones Cup Invitational
  • Champion - Marine Drive Golf Club Championship (set competitive course record 62)
  • Ranked #1 BC Golf Men's OOM

Women - Mary Parsons

2019 Highlights

  • 1st - NCAA Lady Boilermaker
  • T3 - PNGA Women's Amateur Championship
  • 4th - Women's Porter Cup
  • 11th - BC Women's Amateur
  • 5th - Pan American Games (Selected To Canadian Team - Team Bronze Medal)
  • T14 - NCAA Briar's Creek
  • T5 - NCAA Alexa Stirling Intercollegiate
  • T11 - NCAA Big Ten Championship
  • T20 - NCAA - Illini Invitational at Medinah
  • Represented Canada in Astor Cup

Junior Boys - Jace Minni

2019 Highlights

  • 1 - MJT - Odlum Brown Classic
  • T4 - Canadian Junior Boys Championship
  • 6 - 2019 BC Junior Boys'
  • 8 - Future Links Pacific Championship
  • T4 - CJGA - Humber College PGM Championship
  • T2 - MJT - Humber College PGM
  • T19 - 117th BC Amateur Championship
  • 8 - Nat'l Junior Boys OOM

Junior Girls - Michelle Liu

2019 Highlights

  • T2 - Future Links Driven By Acura Fall Series, Jr. Girls
  • T3 - CJGA - Humber College PGM Championship
  • 4 - CJGA - IMG Junior World Champ Qualifier
  • 6 - AJGA - UHY / Celadon Junior Championship
  • T9 - Future Links Pacific Championship
  • T8 - AJGA - Lake Las Vegas Junior
  • T12 - Canadian Women's Amateur Championship (Low Canadian - Qualified Cdn Women's Open)
  • 14 - Canadian Junior Girls Championship

Mid-Amateur Men - Mike Aizawa

2019 Highlights

  • 2nd - BC Men's Mid-Amateur
  • 5th - Canadian Men's Mid-Amateur Championship
  • 3rd - Golden Ears Men's Invitational
  • T3 - Beach Grove Men's Amateur
  • 4th - VGT Vancouver Open
  • T23 - RBC Cordova Bay Invitational

Mid-Amateur Women - Nonie Marler

2019 Highlights

  • 3rd - BC Women's Mid-Amateur
  • T3 - Canadian Women's Mid-Amateur & Senior Championship
  • T3 - (qualified) US Women's Amateur Qualifier @Seymour GC
  • T11 - VGT Vancouver Open

Senior Men - Doug Roxburgh

2019 Highlights

  • 1st - BC Senior Men's Championship
  • 1st - BC Super Senior Men's Championship
  • 3rd - Marine Drive Amateur
  • T13 R&A Senior Men’s Amateur Championship
  • T36 - BC Men's Amateur

Senior Women - Jackie Little

2019 Highlights

  • 1st - Canadian Women's Super Senior
  • T6 - Canadian Women's Senior
  • T7 - Canadian Women's Mid-Master
  • T14 - Canadian Women's Mid-Amateur
  • Champion - R&A Senior Women's British Open Age (Class 1 60-64)
  • 14th - R&A Senior Women's British Open (Class A)
  • T27 - Suquamish Clearwater LPGA Legends Cup (2nd low amateur)

The British Columbia Golf Championship Committee meets annually in early October to vote and select the Players of the Year 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'. The British Columbia Golf Order of Merit list is used as the primary guide for the selection, although other factors are also considered.

About British Columbia Golf

British Columbia Golf is a member-based organization governed by the British Columbia Golf Association (BCGA). It is the governing body of amateur golf in British Columbia, representing more than 56,000 members at over 300 clubs across the province.

Recognized by the Ministry of Community, Sport & Cultural Development as the Provincial Sport Organization (PSO) for golf in the province, British Columbia Golf is responsible for promoting participation and passion for the game of golf in British Columbia. British Columbia Golf is also involved in national golf affairs through its affiliation with Golf Canada and the other provincial golf associations.

Internationally, British Columbia Golf is affiliated with the Pacific Northwest Golf Association, the Pacific Coast Golf Association and Junior America’s Cup, as well as being an active member of the International Association of Golf Administrators (IAGA).

British Columbia Golf actively conducts annual championships, programs and services to help shape the present and future of golf in British Columbia. The development of athletes and coaches, the Playground to Fairway (P2F) School Golf Program and the Public Player’s Club are only some of the initiatives British Columbia Golf leads for golf in the province.

British Columbia Golf also administers the Rules of Golf, Handicapping and Course Rating.