Back 9 Report: Setting the stage for the playoff finale and Evian in France
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Back 9 Report: Setting the stage for the playoff finale and Evian in France

A photo of Lexi Thompson

On this week's Back 9 Report, hosts Fred Altvater and Cieran Clark talk through the golf headlines and get ready for the 2017 BMW Championship.

The Back Spin section recaps Lexi Thompson's win over Lydia Ko in Indianapolis, Matt Fitzgerald's win in Switzerland and Colin Montgomerie winning a Champions Tour event in Japan.

The guys breakdown the final major of the year, the LPGA's Evian Championship. Is it really a major? Also, Who's Hot and Who's Not, plus they list their favorites to win this week.

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