The Professional of the Year Award is the highest honor paid to a PGA Professional. Overall performance as a PGA Professional, level of service to the MAPGA and to the Association, leadership ability, promotion of the game of golf, image as a PGA Professional and ability to inspire fellow PGA Professionals are some of the criteria considered for this award.

2019

David Dorn

2018

Rob McNamara

2007

Dean Hurst

2006

Kevin Taylor

2005

Pete Van Pelt

2004

Rick Miller

2003

Paul Michaelian

2002

Frank Laber

1999

Allen Wronowski

1998

Butch Liebler

1995

Robert Fretwell

1994

Tom Barry

1993

Wayne Holley

1992

Mike Ahrnsbrak

1991

Rod Thompson

1990

Chuck Bassler

1989

Rod Thompson

1988

Hank Majewski

1987

Jim Folks

1986

Frank Herrelko

1985

John Haines

1984

Peter Hodson

1983

Dave Walker

1982

Fred King

1981

George Jakovics

1980

Alex McNeil

1979

Herb Rose

1978

Don Saylor

1977

Clare Emery

1976

John Snyder

1975

Bill Deck

1974

Carroll Boggs

1973

Donald Beach

1972

Leo Steinbrecher

1971

Frank Cronin

1970

Tony Marlowe

1969

Andy Gibson

1968

Henry Gerardi

1967

Tony Marlowe

1966

Bill Strasbaugh Jr.

1965

Carl Rasnic

1964

George Bird

1963

Wiffy Cox

1962

Max Elbin

1961

Ward Burgess

1960

Bill Clarke

1959

Ralph Beach

1958

Carroll MacMaster

1957

George Diffenbaugh

1956

Al Houghton

1955

Jimmy Flattery