Posts tagged with: "Evian Championship"

QUICK TAKE: Co-Leaders Took Varied Journeys To France View More
Maria Torres (Photo credit: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Co-Leaders Took Varied Journeys To France

ÉVIAN-LES-BAINS, FRANCE | For the first time in anyone’s memory, two of the four leaders going into the weekend at a major championship have never cursed in their lives. In fact, you’d be hard pressed to get a “golly darn” out of either María Torres or Amy Olson. What you…

QUICK TAKE: Focus On Present Serves Ryu At Evian View More
So Yeon Ryu (Photo credit: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Focus On Present Serves Ryu At Evian

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, FRANCE | So Yeon Ryu has the one thing every golfer covets. Not precision ballstriking, although she is still the best in the women’s game on that front. Not lag putting, even though during the 67 she shot in Thursday’s opening round of the Evian Championship, she hit almost…

QUICK TAKE: Evian Championship Founder Assails French Golf Culture View More
Franck Riboud with In Gee Chun, winner of the 2016 Evian Championship. (Photo Credit: Ladies European Tour)

QUICK TAKE: Evian Championship Founder Assails French Golf Culture

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, FRANCE | On a sweltering Wednesday afternoon near the shores of Lake Geneva, Evian Championship founder Franck Riboud launched a fiery attack on the attitudes about golf in his home country. The remarks came one day before the first shot of the year’s final women’s major championship and two…

QUICK TAKE: A Class Act Bows Out View More
Ai Miyazato's decorated LPGA Tour career came to a close on Sunday in France.

QUICK TAKE: A Class Act Bows Out

  Athletes retire all the time. But it isn’t often that a sport loses a precious gem like golf did this week. On Sunday, Ai Miyazato, who has always been a better person than she is a player, even when she was the No.1-ranked player in the world, waved goodbye…

Park Turns Things Around At Evian After Thursday Wash Out View More
Sung Hyun Park during the Evian Championship. She shot a first-round 63. (Photo credit: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

Park Turns Things Around At Evian After Thursday Wash Out

You can’t blame the player. In fact, you should applaud Sung Hyun Park for turning things around so quickly. But the early first-round leader of the shortened Evian Championship highlighted the mistake made by officials who wiped away Thursday and chose to make the final major championship of 2017 the…