Mark Plummer Wins 2017 Senior Player of the Year
Coming off of his record fifth Maine Senior Amateur Championship victory two weeks ago, Mark Plummer is being lauded with another accolade in his storied career, claiming the award as the 2017 Senior Player of the Year. The award is given annually to the golfer aged 55 or older who accrues the most points in season-long race in MSGA competitions. The award was first introduced in 2012, and this marks the third time that Plummer has earned the award.
Plummer also won this award in 2013 and 2016. He was also the Player of the Year award winner three times, though that number would surely be higher had it been introduced before 1996, when his game dominated the state and regional ranks.
Plummer, 65, is a resident of Manchester and lifelong member at Augusta CC. His golfing résumé speaks for itself, as he is without question the most decorated player to ever walk the fairways of the Pine Tree State. He’s won almost every championship the MSGA offers, dating back to 1969 when he won the Maine Junior Championship. He then went on to win a record 13 Maine Amateur titles, by far the most of any player. His MSGA state titles include the Mid-Amateur (4 times), Senior Amateur (5), Four-Ball (5), Senior Four-Ball, Father/Son (6), Club Team (6), and Senior Club Team (3). The only thing missing, according to Mark, is that he’s "never won the Maine Open."
Congratulations to Mark Plummer on his impressive 2017 campaign.