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Postcards from Alice – The 2019 Evian Championship

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Join us as we get a glimpse into Alice’s adventures around the planet.

Today’s destination: the 2019 Evian Championship, Évian-les-Bains, France

Postcard addressed to: You

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The impeccably groomed 2019 Evian Championship’s 115-year-old course was marred by heavy rains during the final two days. Starting times were either advanced or delayed.

Korean Jin Young Ko ultimately won with a -15 score followed by American Jennifer Kupcho who was 11th after round three and Chinese Shanshan Feng who came fifth after round three.

Saturday’s leaderboard threat Hyo Joo Kim came fourth.

Twenty four-year-old Ko, a pro since 2013, was the 2019 ANA Inspiration as well as 2018 Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year.

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Dolce Vita Evian celebrates 25 years of leading major championship in women’s golf.

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Fun vintage stands entertain spectators.

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The four majors leading to Evian.

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The Evian Championship started 25 years ago as the Evian Masters. It has been a member of the highly select club of women’s Grand Slam tournaments since 2013, the only one in continental Europe alongside the US Women’s Open, the ANA Inspiration, the KPMG Women’s PGA USA Championship, and the AIG Women’s British Open.

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PHOTO CREDITS

All photos, unless otherwise noted, courtesy of Alice Lonfat-Chu.

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1957 Evian les Bains stamp - rook76 - Shutterstock

Évian-les-Bains stamp courtesy of rook76 / Shutterstock.com – “FRANCE – CIRCA 1957: stamp printed by France, shows Evian les Bains.”

Lead-In image, a composite – photo by Alice Lonfat-Chu; stamp image courtesy of rook76.