Thursday, September 10

Fifth Ladies Major Tees Off in France

Lexi Thompson has a share of the first-round lead. (Keith Allison)

The following edited content was supplied by Golf Channel in a news release.

The LPGA Tour is in France this week for The Evian Championship, the final major of 2015. The field includes each of the top-10 players in the world, including Inbee Park (No. 1), Lydia Ko (No. 2) and Stacy Lewis (No. 3).

Lexi Thompson and Mi Hyang Lee are early leaders after shooting 66.


The Evian Championship    
Dates: Sept. 10-13
Venue: Evian Resort Golf Club, Evian-les Bains, France

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Thursday         5-8 a.m. / 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Live) / 6:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. (Replay)
Friday              5-8 a.m. / 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Live) / 6:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. (Replay)
Saturday          6:30-11:30 a.m. (Live) / 6:30-11:30 p.m. (Replay)
Sunday            8:30-12:30 p.m. (Tape delay) / 6:30 a.m.-Noon (Streaming on Golf Live Extra)

Tournament Airtimes on NBC (Eastern):
Sunday            12:30-2 p.m. (Tape delay)

Broadcast Notes

Kim defends: Hyo Joo Kim birdied her 72nd hole to defeat Karrie Webb by one stroke for her first LPGA Tour win.

Headlining the field: Inbee Park, Lydia Ko, Stacy Lewis, Brooke Henderson, So Yeon Ryu, Hyo Joo Kim, Suzann Pettersen, Lexi Thompson, Shanshan Feng, In Gee Chun and Anna Nordqvist.

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