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By SP_COP on October 10, 2014 | From www.ladieseuropeantour.com
Michelle Wie wins inaugural Rolex ANNIKA Major Award Michelle Wie was named the inaugural winner of the Rolex ANNIKA Major Award on Sunday and hung on to her winafter withdrawing from the Evian Championship during the first round due to a right hand injury. Wie had several pursuers this week but none of the eligible players made a final round charge to catch Wie in the points standings. Wie finished with 84 points with her victory at the U.S. Women’s Open (60 points) and her runner-up finish at the KraftNabisco Championship (24 points).“It’s awesome just to be a part of history to win the first inaugural Rolex Annika Major Award,” said Wie. “I rememberhearing that we were going to have this award last year, and I kind of set that goal for this year. That was one of thebiggest goals that I had this year. I really wanted to win it. I tried really hard at all the majors. Unfortunately onlyplayed couple, but I worked really hard to get this award. I am extremely proud of myself.”Inbee Park finished T10 this week to earn 2 points, falling nine points shy of winning the award. Lexi Thompsonfinished alongside Park to earn 2 points herself and finished third in the points standings with 70 points.

Final Standings for the Rolex ANNIKA Major Award

Rank Player Points

1 Michelle Wie 84

2 Inbee Park 76

3 Lexi Thompson 70

T4 Mo Martin 60

T4 Hyo Joo Kim 60

6 Stacy Lewis 52

7 Shanshan Feng 46

8 Suzann Pettersen 44

9 Brittany Lincicome 30...
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