FINAL RESULTS: 2023 CMG Players of the Year

Cleveland Metroparks GolfEarning points in 6 of the 12 events this season, Andrew Malkus is the 2023 Cleveland Metroparks Player of the Year. Malkus, who totaled 173 points, won the Big Met Course Championship and earned second place finishes in the 2023 Match Play at Shawnee Hills, the Seneca Course Championship, and the Barbour Cup at Sleepy Hollow.

Ohio Northern Alum Colin Burns was the POY runner-up with 121 points, with one win on the year at the Shawnee Hills Course Championship. Burns also recorded a second place finish at the Big Met Course Championship, losing in a playoff to Malkus.

In the Senior Division, Allen Freeman was the 2023 Senior Player of the Year with a total of 66 points. Freeman placed in four events including a tie for the runner-up in the 2023 Senior Greater Cleveland Amateur Championship at Big Met. Brian Smith finished in second place with 47 points in the Senior Division.

The top ten players in the Championship Division and the top three players in the Senior Division each earn a part of the bonus player pool from the 2023 CMG Player of the Year Series. Thanks to all the participants in the 2023 Player Series tournaments!


2023 CMG Player of the Year Top Finishers

Andrew Malkus 173 $325.00
Colin Burns 121 $220.00
Jimmy Wild 106 $145.00
Justin Trzebuckowski 101 $110.00
Antonio Bodziony 95 $100.00
Jack Garswood 73 $90.00
Mike Witmer 73 $90.00
Ryan Wirtz 68 $80.00
Bryan Yeo 67 $70.00
Nick Anagnost 67 $70.00
Steve Blackburn Jr. 58
Adam Frey 54
Tim Cebula 53
Ryan Stefanski 49
Anthony Briggs 48
Mark Belasic 48
Brian Smith 47
Ben Farina 45
David Sotka 45
Chris Okeson 41
Matt Thoms 41
Matthew Mullen 41
Rick Deichert 41
Eric Wonkovich 40
Zach Drukenbrod 40
Andrew Bolinger 40

2023 CMG Senior Player of the Year Top Finishers

Allen Freeman 66 $250.00
Brian Smith 47 $150.00
Scott Abercrombie 40 $100.00
Mike Beres 34
Roy Beres 26
Geoffrey Burge 26
Mike Simpson 20
David Trier 18
Robert Schustrich 16
Jeffrey Burgett 16
Mike Brady 16

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Milt Johnson, PGA is the Head Professional at the Cleveland Metroparks' Manakiki Golf Course in Willougby Hills.

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