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Photo Essay – 2017 Evian Championship – LPGA Golf

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This year’s Evian Championship was nothing short of extraordinary, as Sweden’s Anna Nordqvist bested America’s Brittany Altomare at the first playoff hole, capturing the fifth and final major of the season.

Below are some of our shots from the sensational event, which takes place annually in Évian-les-Bains, France.

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Gary Player, all-time golf legend, with fans. He came to pay tribute to Ai Miyazato who announced her retirement. 

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So Yeon Ryu with Danielle Kang. To the left of Ryu: Frank Riboud, CEO, Danone.

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So Yeon RyuDanielle Kang, Sung Hyun Park and In-Kyung Kim with Annika Sorenstam (center) at the Rolex Annika Awards ceremony.

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Third-place winner Lydia Ko, signing autographs.

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Shanshan Feng, of China.

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In Gee Chun, of South Korea.

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Japan’s Ai Miyasato announced her retirement in Evian.

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Danielle Kang.

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Lydia Ko has a lot of fans in Evian.

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Anna Nordqvist, of Sweden, with her trophy by her side.

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Images Courtesy of Alice Lonfat-Chu and NewsWhistle.