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.


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.


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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