2017 Evian Championship
|Dates||14–17 September 2017|
|Course(s)||Evian Resort Golf Club|
|Tour(s)||Ladies European Tour|
|Length||6,482 yards (5,927 m)|
|Field||120 players, 72 after cut|
|204 (−9), playoff|
The 2017 Evian Championship was played 14–17 September at the Evian Resort Golf Club in Évian-les-Bains, France. It was the 24th Evian Championship (the first 19 played as the Evian Masters), and the fifth as a major championship on the LPGA Tour. The event was televised by Golf Channel and NBC Sports in the United States and Sky Sports in the United Kingdom.
Anna Nordqvist beat Brittany Altomare at the first hole of a sudden-death playoff, after the pair had tied on 204. The event was reduced to 54 holes after the first day's play was abandoned because of bad weather.
There are 15 exemption categories for the 2017 Evian Championship.
1. The top 40 in the Women's World Golf Rankings, as of 15 August 2017
Choi Hye-jin (a), Chun In-gee (2,4,8), Carlota Ciganda (5,7), Jodi Ewart Shadoff (7), Shanshan Feng (5,6,8), Brooke Henderson (4,5,8), Charley Hull (5), M. J. Hur, Ariya Jutanugarn (4,5,8), Moriya Jutanugarn, Danielle Kang (4,5), Cristie Kerr (5), Kim Hyo-joo (2), In-Kyung Kim (4,5,6,7,8), Kim Sei-young (5,8), Lydia Ko (2,4), Jessica Korda, Lee Mi-hyang (5,6), Minjee Lee, Mirim Lee, Haru Nomura (5,8), Anna Nordqvist (5), Park Sung-hyun (4,5,8), Suzann Pettersen (2), Gerina Piller (8), Ryu So-yeon (4,5,8), Lexi Thompson (4,5), Amy Yang (5)
- Michelle Wie (4) did not play following an appendectomy.
- Jang Ha-na (5), Kim Ha-neul, Kim Hae-rym (6), Ko Jin-young, Lee Bo-mee, Lee Jeong-eun, Stacy Lewis (4,5), Teresa Lu, Inbee Park (3,4,5), Jiyai Shin, and Ai Suzuki did not play
2. Past Evian Championship winners
all already qualified
3. Active Evian Masters Champions (must have played in 10 LPGA Tour or LET events from 5 September 2016 to 5 September 2017)
4. Winners of the other women's majors for the last five years
5. LPGA Tour winners since the 2016 Evian
6. LET winners since the 2016 Evian
7. The top five on the LET Order of Merit, as of 5 September
8. Top 10 and ties from the 2016 Evian Championship
9. 2017 U.S. Women's Amateur champion
Sophia Schubert (a)
10. 2017 British Ladies Amateur champion
- Leona Maguire (a) did not play
11. Top two players from the PHC Classic on the Symetra Tour
12. Top player after the Evian Challenge in South Korea
13. Top two from the Jabra Ladies Open on the LET Access Series
14. Evian invitations (four)
15. LPGA Tour money list, as of 5 September (if needed to fill the field to 120)
Marina Alex, Brittany Altomare, Nicole Broch Larsen, Katie Burnett, Pei-Yun Chien, Chella Choi, Cydney Clanton, Jacqui Concolino, Perrine Delacour, Lindy Duncan, Austin Ernst, Simin Feng, Sandra Gal, Laura Gonzalez Escallon, Jaye Marie Green, Mina Harigae, Caroline Hedwall, Wei-Ling Hsu, Karine Icher, Ji Eun-hee, Tiffany Joh, Kim Kaufman, Megan Khang, Christina Kim, Joanna Klatten, Nelly Korda, Olafia Kristinsdottir, Candie Kung, Bronte Law, Alison Lee, Amelia Lewis, Lee Jeong-eun, Pernilla Lindberg, Gaby López, Catriona Matthew, Ally McDonald, Wichanee Meechai, Su-Hyun Oh, Amy Olson, Ryann O'Toole, Lee-Anne Pace, Jane Park, Emily Kristine Pedersen, Pornanong Phatlum, Morgan Pressel, Beatriz Recari, Madelene Sagström, Sherman Santiwiwatthanaphong, Jenny Shin, Kelly Shon, Sarah Jane Smith, Jennifer Song, Mariah Stackhouse, Marissa Steen, Thidapa Suwannapura, Yani Tseng, Ayako Uehara, Mariajo Uribe, Jing Yan, Angel Yin, Yoo Sun-young
Nationalities in the field
|North America (43)||South America (1)||Europe (32)||Oceana (6)||Asia (37)||Africa (1)|
|Canada (2)||Colombia (1)||England (7)||Australia (5)||China (3)||South Africa (1)|
|Mexico (1)||Scotland (1)||New Zealand (1)||India (1)|
|United States (40)||Belgium (1)||Japan (3)|
|Czech Republic (1)||South Korea (17)|
|Denmark (2)||Taiwan (4)|
|France (6)||Thailand (9)|
Past champions in the field
|Player||Country||Year won||R1||R2||R3||Total||To par||Finish|
|Lydia Ko||New Zealand||2015||68||68||69||205||−8||T3|
|Kim Hyo-joo||South Korea||2014||70||73||68||211||−2||T14|
|Chun In-gee||South Korea||2016||70||70||72||212||−1||T18|
Thursday, 14 September 2017
Strong winds and heavy rain caused play to be abandoned. The scores of the players who had already started were not counted and the tournament will resume on Friday as a 54-hole event with a cut after 36 holes.
Friday, 15 September 2017
|1||Park Sung-hyun||South Korea||63||−8|
|T5||Marina Alex||United States||67||−4|
|In-Kyung Kim||South Korea|
|Jessica Korda||United States|
|T8||Austin Ernst||United States||68||−3|
|M. J. Hur||South Korea|
|Lydia Ko||New Zealand|
|Ryann O'Toole||United States|
|Sophia Schubert (a)||United States|
Saturday, 16 September 2017
|T4||In-Kyung Kim||South Korea||67-69=136||−6|
|Lydia Ko||New Zealand||68-68=136|
|Park Sung-hyun||South Korea||63-73=136|
|Jennifer Song||United States||72-65=137|
|Angela Stanford||United States||69-68=137|
Sunday, 17 September 2017
|Place||Player||Country||Score||To par||Money (US$)|
|T1||Brittany Altomare||United States||70-68-66=204||−9||Playoff|
|Lydia Ko||New Zealand||68-68-69=205|
|Kim Sei-young||South Korea||70-68-68=206|
|8||Jennifer Song||United States||72-65-70=207||−6||92,042|
|9||Lee Mi-hyang||South Korea||69-72-67=208||−5||82,746|
|In-Kyung Kim||South Korea||67-69-73=209|
Cumulative tournament scores, relative to par
Eagles Birdie Bogey Double bogey
The sudden-death playoff was on the par-4 18th hole. Altomare took a double-bogey 6 to Nordqvist's bogey 5.
|Place||Player||Country||Score||To par||Money ($)|
|2||Brittany Altomare||United States||6||+2||339,625|
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- "Final women's major shortened to 54 holes due to weather". ESPN. Associated Press. 14 September 2017.
- "THE EVIAN CHAMPIONSHIP". LPGA. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
- Official website
- Coverage on the Ladies European Tour's official site
- Coverage on the LPGA Tour's official site
2017 Women's British Open
|Major Championships||Succeeded by|
2018 ANA Inspiration