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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…

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…

How Fast Can They Play a Par-5?

How Fast Can They Play a Par-5?

Prior to the Open de Espana, three countries represented by four-man teams attempted to break the Guiness World Record for fastest hole played of at least 500 yards in length. Spain was led by Sergio Garcia, France by Raphael Jacquelin and Denmark by Thorbjorn Olesen. Here’s what happened. How fast…