Evian Championship Players to Watch

This week’s Evian Championship, the L.P.G.A.’s fifth major championship, is the last chance for women to win a major in 2017. Here are some players to watch in Evian-les-Bains, France. Statistics are from the week of Sept. 4.

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So Yeon Ryu during the third round of the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open golf tournament in Ottawa in August.

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So Yeon Ryu

The top-ranked player in the world, Ryu is seeking her third major victory, after wins at the 2011 U.S. Women’s Open and the 2017 ANA Inspiration. A South Korean, she leads the L.P.G.A. in top-10 finishes (59 percent) with 10 in 2017, including two wins. She tied for second with Sung Hyun Park at the 2016 Evian.

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Sung Hyun Park after winning the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open in August.

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Sung Hyun Park

The South Korean is on track to win the L.P.G.A.’s top rookie honors. Ranked No. 3 in the world, Park leads the tour’s season…

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