2015 Evian Championship

The 2015 Evian Championship was played 10–13 September at the Evian Resort Golf Club in Évian-les-Bains, France. It was the 22nd Evian Championship, and the third 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. Lydia Ko won her first major championship, becoming the youngest major winner, at age 18, and shooting the lowest final round, 63, to win a major.


The field for the tournament is set at 120, and most earn exemptions based on past performance on the Ladies European Tour, the LPGA Tour, or with a high ranking in the Women's World Golf Rankings.
There are 12 exemption categories for the 2015 Evian Championship.
1. The top 40 in the Women's World Golf Rankings, as of 4 August 2015
2. Active past champions
3. Winners of the 2015 majors
4. LPGA Tour winners since 2014 Evian
5. Ladies European Tour winners since 2014 Evian
6. The top 5 on the LET Order of Merit, as of commitment date
7. Top 10 and ties from the 2014 Evian Championship
8. 2015 U.S. Women's Amateur champion
9. 2015 British Ladies Amateur champion
10. Evian invitations
11. Evian pre-qualifiers
12. LPGA Tour money list, as of commitment date

Nationalities in the field




Round summaries

First round

Thursday, 10 September 2015
PlacePlayerCountryScoreTo par
T1Lee Mi-hyang66−5
T1Lexi Thompson66−5
T3Ji Eun-hee67−4
T3Pornanong Phatlum67−4
T3Gerina Piller67−4
T6Beth Allen68−3
T6Shanshan Feng68−3
T6Kim Sei-young68−3
T6Nicole Broch Larsen68−3
T6Min Lee68−3
T6Minjee Lee68−3

Second round

Friday, 11 September 2015
PlacePlayerCountryScoreTo par
1Lee Mi-hyang66-67=133−9
2Morgan Pressel69-65=134−8
3Nicole Broch Larsen68-67=135−7
4Shanshan Feng68-68=136−6
T5In-Kyung Kim71-67=138−4
T5Lydia Ko69-69=138−4
T5Ilhee Lee71-67=138−4
T5Pornanong Phatlum67-71=138−4
T5Lexi Thompson66-72=138−4
T5Amy Yang72-66=138−4

Third round

Saturday, 12 September 2015
PlacePlayerCountryScoreTo par
1Lee Mi-hyang66-67-70=203−10
2Lexi Thompson66-72-66=204−9
T3Lydia Ko69-69-67=205−8
T3Morgan Pressel69-65-71=205−8
T5Shanshan Feng68-68-70=206−7
T5Nicole Broch Larsen68-67-71=206−7
T5Amy Yang72-66-68=206−7
T8Ji Eun-hee67-73-67=207−6
T8Ilhee Lee71-67-69=207−6
T10Minjee Lee68-72-68=208−5
T10Lee-Anne Pace71-72-65=208−5

Final round

Sunday, 13 September 2015
Lydia Ko birdied five holes on the back-nine and shot a round of 63 for a six-shot win over Lexi Thompson and her first career major championship. With the win Ko became the youngest winner of a LPGA major, and the youngest major champion in golf since Young Tom Morris won the 1868 Open Championship. Her closing round of 63 was a record lowest final round in the history of women's golf majors.
PlacePlayerCountryScoreTo parMoney
1Lydia Ko69-69-67-63=268−16487,500
2Lexi Thompson66-72-66-70=274−10298,698
3Shanshan Feng68-68-70-70=276−8216,684
T4Ilhee Lee71-67-69-70=277−7151,270
T4Mi Hyang Lee66-67-70-74=277−7151,270
T6Alison Lee70-70-72-66=278−6101,392
T6Lee-Anne Pace71-72-65-70=278−6101,392
T8Eun-Hee Ji67-73-67-72=279−573,319
T8Inbee Park72-69-70-68=279−573,319
T8Amy Yang72-66-68-73=279−573,319


Final round
I. Lee−7−7−7−7−7−7−7−7−7−7−7−7−8−7−8−8−9−7
M.H. Lee−10−10−8−8−8−9−9−8−7−7−7−7−8−7−7−7−7−7

Cumulative tournament scores, relative to par
BirdieBogeyDouble bogey