PEBBLE BEACH, California, July 9, 2023 – Allisen Corpuz took the lead in the Rolex ANNIKA Major Award standings following her victory at the third women’s major championship of the 2023 season, the U.S. Women’s Open at Pebble Beach Golf Links. Corpuz is the fifth Rolex First-Time Winner of the year and is the 22nd player to become a first-time winner at the championship. She is also the first American to win the major since Brittany Lang in 2016 and is the second Hawaiian to win the title following Michelle Wie West (2014).
Corpuz earned 60 points for the win and previously earned 14 points from her tie for fourth performance at The Chevron Championship at The Club at Carlton Woods in April. The 25-year-old also finished T15 at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club. Chevron champion Lilia Vu and KPMG Women’s PGA winner Ruoning Yin move into a tie for second in the standings, with Vu missing the cut at Pebble Beach and Yin finishing in a tie for 20th. Players have two final opportunities to earn points toward the award at the Amundi Evian Championship and the AIG Women’s Open.
The Rolex ANNIKA Major Award recognizes the player who, during a current LPGA Tour season, has the most outstanding record in all five major championships. Points will be awarded at all five major championships to competitors who finish among the top 10 and ties. In order to earn the Award by year’s end, a player must win at least one of the five majors titles.
The winner of the Rolex ANNIKA Major Award will be announced following the conclusion of the AIG Women’s Open and will be honored at the Rolex LPGA Awards at the CME Group Tour Championship.
The leaderboard through the U.S. Women’s Open is as follows:
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The points structure for the Rolex ANNIKA Major Award:
1st – 60 points; 2nd – 24 points; 3rd – 18 points; 4th – 14 points; 5th – 12 points; 6th – 10 points; 7th – 8 points; 8th – 6 points; 9th – 4 points; 10th – 2 points