That comes as some reasonable surprise as — though the two events are not directly linked — CBS has owned the broadcasting rights at the Masters for decades. NBC Sports has just grabbed its piece of the Masters pie.
But the French founder of the Evian Championship doesn’t think the event will do much to change French golf culture. “I’m going to be very nasty with my country” Franck Riboud said in a press conference ahead of this week’s Evian Championship according to a report from Global Golf Post. “My country is not a golf country. Even if we have the Ryder Cup it’s not a golf country. We don’t have the culture.”
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