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Golf: Rivals bid to dilute Korean dominance of majors at Evian

Golf: Rivals bid to dilute Korean dominance of majors at Evian
From Reuters - September 13, 2017

(Reuters) - World number two Lexi Thompson heads the group trying to halt the Korean majors juggernaut at the Evian Championship starting in Evian-les-Bains, France on Thursday.

South Korean women have captured three of the four majors completed this year, with the other title going to an American of Korean parents.

Ryu So-yeon won the ANA Inspiration, followed by Danielle Kang at the Womens PGA Championship, Park Sung-hyun at the U.S. Womens Open and Kim In-kyung at the British Womens Open.

Kang is the only non-Korean on the list heading into the final major of the year.

And Korean players are likely to be at the forefront again at the Evian Resort Golf Club, where Chun In-gee is defending champion.

World number one Ryu goes into the event refreshed after what, for her, was a long break after missing the cut at the Portland Classic in Oregon two weeks ago.

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