History: This event became an official LPGA Tour event in 2000. It serves as the season's fifth major championship.
In Gee Chun made history en route to claiming her second major championship title in a wire-to-wire victory at the 2016 Evian Championship. The LPGA Tour rookie set a new major championship scoring record – male or female – with a four-day total of 21-under par and rounds of 63-65-65-69. She finished four shots clear of compatriots So Yeon Ryu and Sung Hyun Kim who were tied for second at 17-under par.