Wednesday, September 11

Evian Championship: Karrie Webb on 5th Major

THE EVIAN CHAMPIONSHIP, THE LPGA'S NEWEST MAJOR, begins on Thursday. Several LPGA players, including Karrie Webb, talked about the long-running Evian Championship and now its major status. Webb was not initially supportive of the change.

Defending champion Inbee Park is gunning for her fourth major victory in the 2013 season.

Tournament Notes

Purse: $3.25 million
Defending champion: Inbee Park
Format: 72 holes
Evian Masters Golf Club
Evian-les-Bains, France
Par 71, 6,428 yards

TV Coverage

The Evian Championship starts tomorrow. All four rounds will be televised on the Golf Channel. NBC will also have final-round coverage.

The first and second rounds will air from 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. EST. The third round will air from 6:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. Golf Channel will cover the final round from 8:30 a.m. - noon EST. NBC will broadcast the tournament conclusion from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Sunday.

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