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The LPGA Rookie of the Year Award was established in 1962 by the LPGA. This honor is given annually to a first-year Member based on her tournament performance and playing ability in all Major Championships and Official Tournaments through the last Official Tournament of the year. Please note that for the 2021 season, all Rookies from 2020 and 2021 will be eligible for the 2021 Rookie of the Year

LPGA Tour rookies are awarded points at each official LPGA tournament based upon their finishes. IN the event of ties at positions, each player receives the full point value. The point values are as follows:

Place Points Place Points
1. 150 21. 29
2. 80 22. 28
3. 75 23. 27
4. 70 24. 26
5. 65 25. 25
6. 62 26. 24
7. 59 27. 23
8. 56 28. 22
9. 53 29. 21
10. 50 30. 20
11. 48 31. 19
12. 46 32. 18
13. 44 33. 17
14. 42 34. 16
15. 40 35. 15
16. 38 36. 14
17. 36 37. 13
18. 34 38. 12
19. 32 39. 11
20. 30 40. 10

and position 41 through each Member making the cut receives 5 points each. 

Points are doubled at each of the LPGA's five major championships - ANA Inspiration, KPMG Women's PGA Championship, U.S. Women's Open, AIG Women's British Open, and the Amundi Evian Championship. 

 

In the event of ties in any position 1st – 40th, each tying Member will receive the designated point value. Points totals double for the five (5) major championships.

 

Note: In the case of a tie in Rookie of the Year points after the final Official Tournament, each applicable Member will receive the Rookie of the Year award.

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