Courtesy LPGA
Courtesy LPGA
Courtesy LPGA

Lydia Ko won the 2016 Rolex ANNIKA Major Award thanks to a win at the ANA Inspiration, a runner-up showing at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship and a tie for third at the U.S. 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 are awarded at all five major championships to competitors who finish among the top-10 and ties. To take home the award, a player must also win at least one of the five majors.
Ko, who joins Michelle Wie (2014) and Inbee Park (2015) as winners of the award, was recognized in a ceremony on the 18th green at the Evian Championship, wrapping up an exciting season of majors in 2016. Below are the final standings for the top-8 players.

RANK NAME POINTS MAJOR WINS
1             Lydia Ko 102       1
2            Ariya Jutanugarn 96 1
3            In Gee Chun 90 1
4            Brooke Henderson 66 1
5            Brittany Lang 60 1
6            Sung Hyun Park 52 0
7            So Yeon Ryu 46 0
8           Mirim Lee 38 0

Point Structure for Rolex ANNIKA Major Award
1st place – 60 pts.; 2nd place – 24 pts.; 3rd place – 18 pts.; 4th place – 14 pts.; 5th place – 12 pts.; 6th place – 10 pts.; 7th place – 8 pts.;
8th place – 6 pts.; 9th place – 4 pts.; 10th place – 2 pts.
Note: This is the same point allocation used at the Major Championships for the Player of the Year Award

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