Player of the Year



CDGA Player of the Year and State Team Requirements
CDGA Player of the Year
Senior Player of the Year

CDGA Player of the Year

  • To qualify for Player of the Year points, the player must be a resident of the state of Illinois or a CDGA member.

  • To receive USGA points as either a qualifier or exempt player, the player must register and play at the Championship.

  • The maximum number of points a player can earn from all senior events combined towards the Player of the Year is 300 points.

CDGA Player of the Year points determine the following:
  • CDGA Player of the Year -- The Player of the Year is the player who earns the highest number of points and played in at least one CDGA or State event during the current tournament season.

  • Radix Cup -- The Radix Cup amateur team is comprised of the top 11 players on the Player of the Year point list with the Captain breaking ties. There are 12 players on the Radix Cup team with alternates being selected based on overall point standings and past performance in CDGA or USGA events. The 12th member of the team is the current Oak Park Club Champion.

  • Senior Player of the Year

    • To qualify for Senior Player of the Year points, the player must be a resident of the state of Illinois or a CDGA member and have reached his 55th birthday by the date of the tournament for which he is to receive points.

    • To receive USGA points as either a qualifier or exempt player, the player must register and play at the Championship.

    CDGA Senior Player of the Year points determine the following:
    • CDGA Senior Player of the Year - the Senior Player of the Year is the player who earns the highest number of points and has played in at least one CDGA or State event during the current tournament season.