The Central Links Boy’s Junior Player of the Year award is presented to the best male junior at the end of every competition season. This title rewards tournament participation and performance, especially in major championships both in Central Links Golf events and nationwide events. This award is a combined list of what was formerly the KCGA and the KGA. One Junior Player of the Year award with be awarded.

Points will be accumulated from April 1 through October 31. Players must be a member of a Central Links Golf member club with an active GHIN number to accumulate points for the Player of the Year award.

The top 16 on the Boys Junior Player of the Year list will be invited to play in the Kansas Junior Match Play Championship on July 15-16th at Quail Ridge GC in Winfield, Kansas. The top 8 on the Boys Junior Player of the Year list following the Kansas Amateur Championship will be invited to play on the Kansas/Nebraska Cup team in early August.

To see a breakdown of all of our events and the point allocation tables, please click here.

Previous KGA Junior Player of the Year Award Winners:

  • 1987 – Charles Stevens, Wichita
  • 1988 – John Loomis, Wichita
  • 1989 – Tim Sadiq, Wichita
  • 1990 – Jim Saporito, Pittsburg
  • 1991 – Skip Pankewich, McPherson
  • 1992 – Trent Brown, Ark City
  • 1993 – Rich Morris, El Dorado
  • 1994 – Brian Racette, Larned
  • 1995 – Ike Brewer, Parsons
  • 1996 – Eddy Morrisey, Pleasanton
  • 1997 – Jason Byler, Wellington
  • 1998 – Monte Hertach, Hutchinson
  • 1999 – Ryan Morgan, Lawrence
  • 2000 – Monte Hertach, Hutchinson
  • 2001 – Jeff Spradlin, Leawood
  • 2002 – Jesse Schulte, Hutchinson
  • 2003 – Zechariah Potter, Cheney
  • 2004 – Michael Schnegelberger, Olathe
  • 2005 – Kyle Smell, Overland Park
  • 2006 – Matt Lazzo, Wichita
  • 2007 – Kyle Smell, Overland Park
  • 2008 – Jeff Jarvis, Phillipsburg
  • 2009 – Michael Gellerman, Sterling
  • 2010 – Thane Ringler, Hutchinson
  • 2011 – Myles Miller, Wellington
  • 2012 – Sam Stevens, Wichita
  • 2013 – Sam Stevens, Wichita
  • 2014 – Sam Stevens, Wichita
  • 2015 – Blake Allen, Lenexa
  • 2016 – Grant Herrenbruck, Salina
  • 2017 – Taylor Larsen, Garden City
  • 2018 – Nicklaus Mason, Shawnee
  • 2019 – Tate Herrenbruck, Salina