In the Winner's Circle With Celine Boutier

Hometown/Resides: Montrouge, France/Dallas, Texas

Birthdate: November 10, 1993; currently 27 years, 10 months, 23 days

Qualified for LPGA Tour: Finished T44 at the 2016 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn Priority List Category 17 status for the 2017 season

Rookie Year: 2017

VICTORIES LPGA: Second career victory

PREVIOUS WINS: 2019 ISPS Handa Vic Open LET: Three career victories

SYMETRA TOUR: Two career victories

RACE TO THE CME GLOBE

Boutier earns 500 points and is projected to move from 35th to 16th with 1,339.65 points.

MONEY

Boutier earns $262,500; she has earned $700,172 for the season and $2,164,532 for her LPGA career.

PREVIOUS SHOPRITE LPGA CLASSIC RESULTS

2020 – T43; 2018 – T28

2021 LPGA TOUR PERFORMANCE

Nineteen events played, 16 cuts made, $700,172 earned; one win and four additional top-10 finishes OF NOTE

  • With the win, Boutier surpasses $2 million in career earnings ($2,164,532)

  • Boutier became a first Rolex First-Time Winner at the 2019 ISPS Handa Vic Open

  • She matches Patricia Meunier-Lebouc and Anne-Marie Palli for most wins by a French golfer in LPGA Tour history

  • Won the 2020 Texas Women’s Open and the Kathy Whitworth Paris Championship on the WAPT during the LPGA Tour’s coronavirus hiatus

  • Three-time winner on the Ladies European Tour; most recently at the 2021 Lacoste Ladies Open de France two weeks ago

  • Two-time winner on the Symetra Tour in 2017 including the Self Regional Healthcare Foundation Women’s Health Classic and the Sioux Falls GreatLIFE Challenge

  • Boutier is a 2016 graduate of Duke University and one of two Duke alumnae to win on the LPGA Tour (Brittany Lang—2016 U.S. Women’s Open)

  • She was a two-time All-American for the Blue Devils and the 2013-14 National Player of the Year helping lead the Blue Devils to the 2014 NCAA Championship

  • Boutier is in her fifth season on the LPGA Tour and has two career wins; most recent before this victory was the 2019 ISPS Handa Vic Open

  • This is Boutier’s 19th event of the 2021 LPGA Tour season; she has five top-10 results with a win

  • This is Boutier’s third appearance at the ShopRite LPGA Classic presented by Acer; her best finish (T28) before this victory came in 2018