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European Qualifiers: 120 players, 2 spots for The Evian Champonship

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This year, the European Qualifiers take place at the Jabra Ladies Open, a tournament on the rise as it becomes a stage on the LETAS. After 54 holes in stroke play, two players (the top 2 finishers) will be the lucky ones selected for The Evian Championship.

From 1 to 3 June, 120 players representing almost 30 nations will battle it out at the Evian Resort Golf Club to claim both the Jabra Ladies Open title and one of the two places for the prestigious line-up at the Major's 24th edition.

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120 international players will tee off on Thursday, including current LETAS winners. England's Meghan MacLaren (LETAS n°1) is excited: “Having the opportunity to play for a place in a major is fantastic, and it makes the tournament even more exciting than it would be normally”. Finland's Linda Henriksson (n°2) adds: “Playing the Jabra Ladies Open together with European Tour players is extra exciting, but is not new to me as I've played on the LET the two previous years. I'm just really thrilled to get to play the legendary course. With a little luck I might even get to come back in September. I don't see that as an additional pressure, I see that as a great bonus”. France's Valentine Derrey (n°3), confident on the Evian course, where she won the 1st Jabra Ladies Open last year, will attempt to ride high on her superb win at the Terre Blanche Ladies Open (LETAS) at the start of the season. "It's great to have Jabra as a new player in women's golf. It needs to motivate other sponsors to develop women's golf in France".

LET players will also be having a shot at claiming their golden ticket for the Major, including French players Isabelle Boineau and Gwladys Nocera, members of a large French contingent (almost 30 players), Spain’s Nuria Iturrios.

This new game opportunity for the lady pros, in particular the young players, gives great momentum to international women's golf, clearly demonstrated by the fact that the 120 players present have not hesitated to travel from all corners of the world to compete in the event. Alongside the European nations, Colombia, Brazil, India, Mexico, South Africa and New Zealand will also be represented. A total of 28 countries.

This 3-day competition, with a cut after 2 rounds, will come to a close with the 2nd Jabra Pro-Am on Sunday 4 June.