Championships: Christopher Cutler Rich Player of the Year

The MGA first awarded the Christopher Cutler Rich MGA Junior Player of the Year award in 1997. Many of the talented golfers who have earned this honor have gone on to successful high school and collegiate careers.

The Christopher Cutler Rich MGA Junior Player of the Year announcement is made annually at the MGA's "Salute to Champions" dinner.

2017 Christopher Cutler Rich Player of the Year

Standings as of 10/7/2017

Player  Home Club Points
Mark Turner  Bass Rocks GC 523
Michael Thorbjornsen  Nashawtuc CC 384
Andrew O'Leary  Pawtcuket CC 335
Dillon Brown  CC of Halifax 328
Alex Jamieson  Marshfield CC 325
James Imai  George Wright GC 205
Jonathan Elkins  Crumpin-Fox Club 165
Andrew Michienzi  Needham GC 125
Nick Cummings  Marlborough CC 117
James Tyer  Thorny Lea GC 92
Collin Fitzpatrick  Kittansett Club 92
Chris Francoeur  Amesbury G&CC 85
Jack Boulger  Walpole CC 85
Thomas Roberts  Wianno Club 75
Samuel Taraian  Crestwood CC 75
Mac Lee  Andover CC 75
Brendan Frain  Charter Oak CC 65
Matthew Conti  Walpole CC 65
Andrew Giacchetto  Blue Hill CC 50
Xavier Marcoux  Nashawtuc CC 35
Nathan Ingram  Pembroke CC 30
Daniel Kurson  Belmont CC 30
Alex Yun  Brae Burn CC 30
Andrew Dipetrillo  Blue Hill CC 25
Eric Lifson  Nashawtuc CC 25
Jack O'Donnell  Boston Golf Club 25
Vikram Konanki  Woodland GC 25
Ryan Tomaso  Hopedale CC 25
Jack Prue  LeBaron Hills CC 25
AJ Gilpin  Marshfield CC 25
Tim Hall  Walpole CC 13

Any questions about the Player of the Year System can be directed to Kevin Eldridge (


MGA Noteworthy

  • Player of the Year Alert: Effective immediately (2017 and beyond), any player who is exempt into a USGA Championship Proper will earn the points that are associated with a sectional qualifier of each respective USGA Championship Proper.
  • 2017 Tri-State Matches: The 2017 Tri-State Team announcement will come following the conclusion of the 2017 Massachusetts Mid-Amateur Championship. All points through that event will be considered.
  • 2018 USGA Amateur Four-Ball Sectional Qualifiers: All points received for 2018 USGA Amateur Four-Ball Sectional Qualifiers held in 2017 will count towards the 2018 Richard D. Haskell MGA Player of the Year Point Standings.

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