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Evian Masters becomes 5th major on LPGA Tour

- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 20, 2011

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, FRANCE (AP) - LPGA Tour Commissioner Mike Whan says the Evian Masters in France will become the fifth major on the LPGA Tour starting in 2013.

Whan announced Wednesday that the Evian Masters will be the "final major on the LPGA Tour." He called the tournament "a new page in women's golf history."

The tour's other majors are the Kraft Nabisco Championship, the U.S. LPGA Championship, the U.S. Women's Open and the Women's British Open

The Evian Masters began in 1994.

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