The European Qualifiers for the Evian Championship will take place at the Jabra Ladies Open at Evian Resort Golf Club in France on June 1-3, which has become a full tournament on the LET Access Series for the first time this year.
The event will bring together 120 international competitors competing for a purse of €50,000. The field of competitors includes recent LETAS winners such as England’s Meghan MacLaren, Finland’s Linda Henriksson and France’s Valentine Derrey. LET players will also being have the opportunity to qualify, with French players Isabelle Boineau and Gwladys Nocera, along with Spain’s Nuria Iturrios and Denmark’s Emily Kristine Pedersen, also in the field. (Entries close on 23rd May).
After 54 holes of stroke play, the leading two players will qualify for the fifth Major.
There are three qualifying opportunities in total as follows:
European Qualifiers (2 spots)
Jabra Ladies Open (LETAS) – Evian Resort Golf Club (France) – 1 to 3 June
US Qualifiers (2 spots)
PHC Classic (Symetra Tour) – Wisconsin (USA) – 4 to 6 August
Korean Qualifiers (1 place)
Evian Challenge (2 tournaments – 1 final) – Korea – 26 June to 7 August
About The Evian Championship:
Created in 1994 by Antoine and Franck Riboud, in 2013 The Evian Championship became a member of the highly select club of grand slam tournaments in women’s world golf in 2013. The course at the Evian Resort Golf Club is the venue for the 5th and final Major of the season and was totally redesigned specifically to host the event, which each year welcomes the international golfing elite. The Evian Championship makes use of its Major status and its global exposure to create a springboard for the next generation of players in world golf, in particular by creating a host of events for young talents and forging partnerships with international golfing bodies. In 2017, The Evian Championship will take place from 14 to 17 September.
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