72-Hole, 18-Hole Evian Championship Scoring Records

In Gee Chun appears on the lists of Evian Championship scoring records
The Evian Championship is one of the five major championships of women's professional golf. It is the most-recently created, too, dating to 1994 — but only being recognized as a major since 2013. Which golfers hold the Evian Championship scoring records?

The Evian (as it is often called shorthand) began its history as the Evian Masters, played in France. After its elevation to major championship status in 2013 (the LPGA Tour simply declared it a major), the tournament's name changed to Evian Championship.

The Evian scoring records below are for 72 holes and 18 holes, plus a couple bonus records. We have listed, first, the records just for the Evian's history as a major, then, secondly, including other scores from its history prior to becoming a major.

Tournament Scoring Records at the Evian Championship

72 holes

The lowest 72-hole scoring totals in the Evian since it became a major in 2013:
  • 263 — In Gee Chun (63-66-65-69), 2016
  • 266 — Minjee Lee (68-69-65-64), 2021
  • 266 — Jeongeun Lee6* (66-61-68-71), 2021
  • 268 — Lydia Ko (69-69-67-62), 2015
  • 269 — Jin Young Ko (65-71-66-67), 2019
    (*Did not win tournament)
The lowest 72-hole scoring totals in the Evian through its full history, dating to 1994:
  • 263 — In Gee Chun (63-66-65-69), 2016
  • 266 — Minjee Lee (68-69-65-64), 2021
  • 266 — Jeongeun Lee6* (66-61-68-71), 2021
  • 267 — Juli Inkster (66-72-64-65), 2003
  • 268 — Lydia Ko (69-69-67-62), 2015
  • 269 — Annika Sorenstam (68-67-65-69), 2002
  • 269 — Jin Young Ko (65-71-66-67), 2019
  • 270 — Wendy Doolan (68-68-69-65), 2004
    (*Did not win tournament)

18 holes

The lowest 18-hole scores in the Evian since it became a major:
  • 61 — Hyo Joo Kim, first round, 2014
  • 61 — Jeongeun Lee6, second round, 2021
  • 61 — Leona Maguire, fourth round, 2021
  • 63 — Lydia Ko, fourth round, 2015
  • 63 — In Gee Chun, first round, 2016
  • 63 — Sung Hyun Park, first round, 2016
  • 63 — Ryann O'Toole, third round, 2018
  • 63 — Ariya Jutanugarn, second round, 2021
Looking at the overall history of the Evian, two more golfers recorded 63s:
  • 63 — Helen Alfredsson, second round, 2008
  • 63 — Stacy Lewis, first round, 2012

Two More Evian Scoring Records

  • Most strokes under par: 21-under by Juli Inkster (when the course was set up as a par-72) in 2003, when she won with a 267; and by In-Gee Chun (when the course was set up as a par-71) in 2016 with a 263
  • Largest margin of victory: 8 strokes by Paula Creamer, who won with a score of 273, over runners-up Lorena Ochoa and Michelle Wie in 2005

Photo credit: In Gee Chun, nicknamed "Dumbo," with her namesake. Via Twitter/@ingeechun_dumbo

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