Céline Boutier can become world No. 1 on Monday, November 13, at the end of the Annika driven by Gainbridge at Pelican, an LPGA Tour tournament located in Florida and which brings together the top five in the women’s world rankings.
Richly endowed with 3.25 million dollars, The Annika driven by Gainbridge at Pelican, an event renamed in honor of Annika Sörenstam, the ten-time Major winner, is the last tournament of the LPGA Tour regular season before the grand final , the CME Group Tour Championship, scheduled for Naples (Florida) from November 16 to 19.
On the Pelican Golf Club course in Belleair (Florida), the best players in the world will all be there starting Thursday.
Céline Boutier, results
Quite easily at the top of the American “money list”, Céline Boutier has another objective this week than that of defending her leadership: to conquer first place in the world!
Currently 3rd in the Rolex rankings, the Frenchwoman is just a breath behind the Chinese Yin Ruoning and the American Lilia Vu. The situation of the “top 5” is as follows:
1. Yin Ruoning (7.76)
2. Lilia Vu (7.73)
Céline Boutier (7.62)
4. Jin Young Ko (6.99)
5. Minjee Lee (6.99) The top five in the standings are on the starting line. Thanks to her excellent results this season, Céline Boutier is very close to the Holy Grail.
The Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings works on the points average calculated over the last 104 weeks, taking the number of points scored divided by the number of tournaments played. But the “weight” of these points is greater over the last 13 weeks.
Where Céline Boutier, recently victorious in her 4th title of the year in Malaysia, obviously performed well… The specialist on An apparently improbable situation but worth remembering… Above all, if she finishes ahead of Ruoning, Vu, Ko and Lee, she will in all likelihood be at the top of the hierarchy next Monday.
Even if the calculator may be essential to see things more clearly, round after round, The Annika will be fascinating to follow… Note that the French Golf Federation will release on December 8 on its video platform FFGOLF TV a film retracing the magnificent season of Céline Boutier, entitled “Céline Boutier, Force Allemande”.
The Federation teams were able to follow her in her daily life, from Dallas to Evian via Deauville, while meeting those who saw her progress to the top. A documentary not to be missed!