LAST WEEK: BMW Championship (Keegan Bradley)
THIS WEEK: OFF
NEXT WEEK: Tour Championship, East Lake, Atlanta
LAST WEEK: OFF
THIS WEEK: The Evian Championship, Sept. 13-16
Evian Resort Golf Club, Evian-les-Bains, France (Par 71, 6,523 yards)
Purse: $3.85 million (Winner: $577,500)
Defending Champion: Anna Nordqvist
Television: Thursday-Friday, 5-8 a.m., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ET (Golf Channel); Saturday, 6-11:30 a.m. (Golf Channel); Sunday, 4:30-10 a.m. (Golf Channel), 2:30-4:30 p.m. (NBC)
This is the fifth and final major championship on the LPGA Tour in 2018. Last year’s event was controversially cut to 54 holes due to inclement weather. The Evian will move to July next year. … Nordqvist became the first Swede to win The Evian and claimed her second career major title by beating Brittany Altomare on the first playoff hole. … South Korea’s Sung Hyun Park, Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn, Sweden’s Pernilla Lindberg, England’s Georgia Hall, and South Koreans So Yeon Ryu and Inbee Park enter the week eligible to win the 2018 Rolex ANNIKA Major Award. … 2016 champion In Gee Chun holds the 36-hole (129), 54-hole (194) and 72-hole (263) tournament scoring records since the event became a major in 2013. … Jutanugarn leads the Tour in official money ($2.24 million), scoring average (69.337), birdies (368) and top-10 finishes (13). She also leads the Rolex Player of the Year standings (198 points) along with the Race to the CME Globe (3,468) … The average age of winners on Tour this season is 24.4.
NEXT WEEK: OFF.