The 2021 Rolex Annika Main Award goes to Patty Tavatanakit because the participant who most distinguished herself within the 5 Grand Slam occasions of the ladies’s golf season.
Patty Tavatanakit, the award
Not solely the triumph on the ANA Inspiration but in addition the fifth place on the KPMG Girls’s PGA Championship and the seventh on the AIG Girls’s Open.
The 21-year-old Thai joins Michelle Wie West (2014), Inbee Park (2015), Lydia Ko (2016), So Yeon Ryu (2017), Ariya Jutanugarn (2018) and Jin Younger Ko (2019) because the winner of the award that will probably be delivered to the CME Group Tour Championship, the final act of the LPGA Tour 2021 scheduled in Naples, Florida, in November.
An incredible achievement for the proette from Bangkok who did higher even than the number one on the planet (and gold medal on the Tokyo Video games), the American Nelly Korda within the Majors. And for her now a coveted recognition, not awarded – as a consequence of Covid – in 2020.
After Jutanugarn she is the second Thai to win the Rolex Annika Main Award. Solheim Cup organizers and BMW introduced the creation of the BMW Celeb Match throughout the week of the 2021 Solheim Cup, which can happen at Inverness Membership from August 31 – September 6 in Toledo, Ohio.
The celeb match will likely be held on Thursday, September 2 at 2 p.m. at Inverness Membership, with celebrities and gamers battling for the inaugural crown. “We’re excited to have the ability to deliver the BMW Celeb Match on the Solheim Cup to life throughout occasion week,” stated Solheim Cup event director Becky Newell.
“The match was designed with followers in thoughts as a technique to elevate the expertise for these attending the Solheim Cup, and we’re wanting ahead to watching these gamers strive their hand at Inverness Membership as a kickoff to one among girls’s golf’s most distinguished workforce occasions”.
The celeb match could have two groups teeing off No. 10 in a scramble format. Three-time U.S. Solheim Cup workforce captain and 31-time LPGA Tour winner, Juli Inkster, and six-time U.S. Crew member and main champion Morgan Pressel are among the many individuals, in addition to Radio Corridor of Fame host and former NFL defensive lineman, Mike Golic.
One of many groups will even be captained by none apart from multi-Platinum promoting and three-time GRAMMY Award-winning nation artist, Darius Rucker. “The Solheim Cup is a prestigious occasion that I at all times get pleasure from watching as a fan of nice golf,” stated Rucker.
“I’m honored to be on the identical course as these proficient gamers and may’t watch for some pleasant competitors within the celeb match!”.