Celine Boutier Moves Up Rolex ANNIKA Major Award Standings After Her Amundi Evian Championship Win; Allisen Corpuz Continues to Lead
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (July 30, 2023) – Celine Boutier moves into a tie for second in the Rolex ANNIKA Major Award standings following her victory at the fourth women’s major championship of the 2023 season, the Amundi Evian Championship at the Evian Resort Golf Club. Boutier is the first player from France to claim the title since it was designated as a major, and the third Frenchwoman to win any major championship.
Boutier earned 60 points for the win, claiming her first points of the 2023 LPGA Tour season. The 29-year-old has made the cut in every major this year, with her previous best finish at The Chevron Championship (T14). U.S. Women’s Open champion Allisen Corpuz maintains her position in first with 74 points. Chevron champion Lilia Vu and KPMG Women’s PGA winner Ruoning Yin are tied with Boutier for second in the standings, with Yin missing the cut at the Amundi Evian Championship and Vu finishing in a tie for 42nd. Players have one final opportunity to earn points toward the award at 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 Amundi Evian Championship is as follows:
|RANK||NAME||POINTS||2023 MAJOR WINS|
|T6||A Lim Kim||32||0|
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