Lydia Ko, who became the youngest ever Major winner when she won The Evian Championship in 2015, finished tied third in the 2017 edition, with a final round of 69.
The brand also upholds the game’s standards of excellence through its sponsorship of the LPGA’s top awards, such as the Rolex Player of the Year, the Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year and the Rolex Annika Major Award for the player with the most outstanding Major championship record each season.
The Evian Championship concluded with So Yeon Ryu, from South Korea, becoming the fourth winner of the Rolex ANNIKA Major Award, which was established in 2014 to recognize the player who, during a current LPGA Tour season, has the most outstanding Major championship record. Ryu joins the elite company of past winners, including Rolex Testimonee Lydia Ko, who picked up the prize in 2016.
So Yeon Ryu won the ANA Inspiration in April 2017, and topped the Rolex ANNIKA Major Award points list with an additional top 10 finish in the 2017 U.S. Women’s Open.
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