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Rolex Player Of The Year Points

The Aloha Section PGA | Rolex Player of the Year Points identifies the most competitive professional of the Aloha Section PGA during the tournament season of January 1 – December 31.
The criteria for earning this honor is based on points awarded during individual stroke play tournaments approved by the Section’s Tournament Committee. Bonus points may be earned if a member wins the overall tournament in the 110 and 160 point category. The Section Championship does not qualify for bonus points. At the end of the season, the top two finishes will earn exemptions into the Monday Qualifier for the SONY OPEN IN HAWAII. Players who earn an exemption must be in good standing and approved by the Aloha Section PGA.

Eligibility For Player Of The Year Points

  • Must be Class A members of the Aloha Section PGA in good standing.
  • Events that qualify must be individual stroke play tournaments.
  • Seniors may earn player of the year points if they compete from the same tournament tee.
  • Associates are not eligible for points.

Awarding Points

Points will be awarded in the order of how players finish in the field. If non-members are commingled with Section members, the section member who finishes the highest in the field will earn the 1st place points and so on down the list.

  • Only eligible Members may earn points.
  • Points should be awarded based on the ranking of the eligible players in the field. See chart below.
  • Senior’s who play from a forward tee may earn 10 participation points and are not eligible for Player of the Year points unless they compete from the same tee.

Sony Open Exemption

The Section Championship and the Stroke Play Championship, also known as PNC Qualifier, is two events combined into one. Long ago, when it was called the Club Professional Championship (CPC), the Section decided to combine events to save costs for members. Therefore, the Section Championship was played the same time as the CPC with one entry fee but double the points. The Section Champion from this event will earn a spot in the SONY OPEN IN HAWAII at Waialae.

Senior Player Of The Year Point

The Senior Section Player of the Year Points identifies the most competitive senior professional of the Aloha Section PGA during the tournament season of January 1 – December 31.

The criteria for earning this honor is based on points awarded during individual stroke play tournaments approved by the Section’s Tournament Committee. Bonus points may be earned if a member wins the overall tournament. The Section Championship and Section Senior Championship does not qualify for bonus points.

Eligibility For Player Of The Year Points

  • Must be Class A members of the Aloha Section PGA in good standing.
  • Members must be age 50 or older at the start of the tournament.
  • Events that qualify must be individual stroke play tournaments.
  • Seniors may earn player of the year points if they compete from the same tournament tee.
  • Associates are not eligible for points

Awarding Points

Points will be awarded in the order of how players finish in the field. If non-members are commingled with Section members, the section member who finishes the highest in the field will earn the 1st place points and so on down the list.

  • Only eligible Members may earn points.
  • Points should be awarded based on the ranking of the eligible players in the field. See chart below.
  • For tournaments that only use one set of tees, Senior professionals may be eligible to earn points for the Aloha Section Omega Player of the Year and the Aloha Section Senior Player of the year.

Official Events

Number of Points

110 POINTS

160 POINTS

210 POINTS

Big Island Candies Team

Big Island Invitational*

Mid-Pacific Open

PRO-PRO Kaanapali*

Maui Open*

Hawaii State Open*

Golf Concepts Pro-Scratch

Section Championship

EZ-GO Facilities Team

Awarding Points

PLACE 110 POINTS 160 POINTS 210 POINTS

1st

110

160

210

2nd

100

145

190

3rd

90

130

170

4th

80

115

150

5th

70

100

130

6th

60

85

110

7th

50

70

90

8th

40

55

70

9th

30

40

50

10th

20

25

30

11th & Higher

10

15

20

Bonus Awards

*Bonus Awards
If a member wins the event, additional points will be earned as bonus points. For team events, the winning team must be a member/member-team to earn the additional bonus points.

OMEGA | Partnership Announcement

Through its national partnership with The PGA of America, OMEGA will become the presenting sponsor of the national PGA Professional Player of the Year awards. The Swiss watchmaker and the world’s largest professional sporting association is also pleased to announce a similar partnership at the section level, which will enhance the opportunities of all the Aloha Section PGA professionals.