Congratulations to your 2021 SDGA Golfers of the Year!
Male Golfer of the Year
Jack won the SDGA Amateur in Impressive fashion with a bogey free 66 In the final round. He also was a local qualifier for the US Open, finished 5th In the SOGA Two-Man, and won the Sanford Futures event by 14 strokes with a 19 under par performance. Jack plays for the Missouri Tigers.
Female Golfer of the Year
With a course record 69 in the final round, Lani Potter won the SDGA Women’s Amateur Championship at Moccasin Creek. Lani plays for the women’s golf team at South Dakota State University.
Senior Male Golfer of the Year
Mike won the SDGA Senior Championship for his 21st SDGA title at age 71, 16 years after his first Senior Championship.
Senior Female Golfer of the Year
Dawn fired a tournament low 76 on the last day to win the SOGA Senior Women’s Championship and also finished in 8th place at the Senior Two-Woman Championship.
Junior Male Golfer of the Year
Jake won the SDGA Junior Championship and also had a win on the SDGA | Sanford Golf Series. He finished 6th at the Sanford Futures and 9th at the SDGA | Sanford Golf Series Championship.
Junior Female Golfer of the Year
Reese won the SDGA Two-Woman Championship with her mother Julie and the SDGA Adult-Junior with her father Ryan. She lost in a playoff for the SDGA Junior Championship, and won the SDGA | Sanford Golf Series Championship. Reese finished 3rd at the SDGA Amateur, made the semifinals at the SDGA Match Play and won the AA HS Girls Championship.