Saturday, September 17th, 2016


Golf Channel Notable Quotes
The Evian Championship – Saturday’s Third Round
Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016
Evian Resort Golf Club, Evian-les-Bains, France

Final Round Programming Update
**Tee times for the final round are moving up to avoid inclement weather on Sunday. Golf Channel Digital will live stream the final round coverage via Golf Live Extra  beginning at 4 a.m. ET.**
**Tournament coverage of the final round of The Evian Championship will air on Golf Channel and NBC in its originally scheduled timeslots on Sunday: 8 a.m.-Noon ET on Golf Channel and continuing on NBC from Noon-1:30 p.m. ET.**

On Saturday’s third round at The Evian Championship
Judy Rankin – “You have to really admire the kind of golf we are seeing this week.”
Jerry Foltz – “We do get spoiled by the amazing abilities of these ladies week-in and week-out, and it is really on display this week.”

On In Gee Chun, leader at 19-under par (6-under par 65 on Saturday)
**Chun’s three day total of 19-under par 194 breaks the 54-hole scoring record in LPGA major championship history (199 set by Annika Sorenstam at the 2004 LPGA Championship) and already ties the 72-hole record in relation to par previously set by four different players.
Rankin – “When her coach told her to get the flow and momentum going in the right direction, she took it to heart.”
Terry Gannon – “A record-setting performance through three days.”

On Sung Hyun Park, second place at 15-under par (4-under par 67 on Saturday)
Rankin – “She gives every indication that she is going to win her way onto the LPGA Tour. If she can take enough invitations, the kind of player she is, I am expecting that.”

On Shanshan Feng, third place at 13-under par (2-under par 69 on Saturday)
Foltz – “Her approach to the game is so very simple and her approach to her profession is a bit old school. She is as happy-go-lucky as she appears, and she is a national treasure in China.”

On In-Kyung Kim, fifth place at 10-under par (7-under par 64 on Saturday)
Rankin – “How sharp is your game when you shoot 63 last week and 64 this week?”

On Angela Stanford, sixth place at 9-under par (Even par 71 on Saturday)
Rankin – “I mean it in the best way, Angela Stanford is really a good player and some would say an underachiever.”

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