S-17: Top 75 points leader in the Rolex Rankings as of May 3, 2023
The six-time winner on the LPGA Tour of Japan will make her third U.S. Women's Open start thanks to her spot in the Rolex Rankings as of the close of entries. Following a three-victory season in 2021 on the LPGA Tour of Japan, she registered two more wins in 2022, including the Nipponham Ladies Classic and Nichirei Ladies. Her first title came in the 2020 Mitsubishi Electric/Hisako Higuchi Ladies Golf Tournament. As an amateur, Nishimura was the runner-up in the 2018 Women’s Asia-Pacific Amateur. She was fifth in that same event in 2019. She also represented Japan in the 2018 Women’s World Amateur Team Championship.
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