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Jennifer Kupcho & Minjee Lee tied at the top in this year's first major
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April 1, 2022
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Chevron Championship 2022 R1

March 31 - April 03
Mission Hills Country Club, Dinah Shore Tournament Course
Rancho Mirage, California
Round 2, Round 3, Round 4

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

American Jennifer Kupcho carded a 6-under 66 on Thursday to take a share of the opening lead in the year's first major, the Chevron Championship.

Chevron Championship 2022 R1

"Honestly, I think it's just being comfortable on this golf course. I get here and I just, I feel comfortable. I love this place.

"I really like the layout of this golf course, the beautiful shape that it's in every year. It always is so fun to be here, so just taking advantage of how much I like the course and the atmosphere."

Chevron Championship 2022 R1

Kupcho joined Minjee Lee of Australia who held the early lead after a bogey-free round.

"It was perfect," said Lee. "Not like a breath of wind when we played. Maybe just a tiny bit. But conditions are great. Putting greens are rolling real nice. I don't think you can get better than that."

Chevron Championship 2022 R1

World number 4 Lee won her first major last year at the Evian Championship for her sixth LPGA title.

"I know I have one under my belt, but I do want a little bit more. I just think I have a little bit more belief in myself and my game, so I can be a little bit more comfortable just hitting the shots."

This is last year Mission Hills will host the tournament that started in 1972 as the Colgate-Dinah Shore Winner's Circle and became a major in 1983. Sponsors are unwilling to remain and the event will move to Houston next year.

Defending champion Patty Tavatanakit of Thailand lies one shot back in solo third place after signing for the lowest opening round by a defending champion since the event became a major.

Tied in fourth place at 4-under are England's Georgia Hall, New Zealand's Lydia Ko, Australia's Gabriela Ruffels, Sweden's Anna Nordqvist, Germany's Caroline Masson and Thailand's Pajaree Anannarukarn.

Chevron Championship 2022 R1

Pos.PlayerTo ParTotal
T1Jennifer Kupcho-666
T1Minjee Lee-666
3Patty Tavatanakit-567
T4Gabriela Ruffels-468
T4Lydia Ko-468
T4Georgia Hall-468
T4Anna Nordqvist-468
T4Caroline Masson-468
T4Pajaree Anannarukarn-468
T10Pauline Roussin-Bouchard-369
T10Hinako Shibuno-369
T10Annie Park-369
T10Sarah Schmelzel-369
T10Lexi Thompson-369
T10Lauren Stephenson-369
T16Emily Kristine Pedersen-270
T16Celine Boutier-270
T16Ally Ewing-270
T16Pia Babnik-270
T16Hannah Green-270
T16Sei Young Kim-270
T16Hyo Joo Kim-270
T16Marina Alex-270
T16Jaye Marie Green-270
T16A Lim Kim-270
T16Albane Valenzuela-270
T27Charlotte Thomas-171
T27Eun-Hee Ji-171
T27Nanna Koerstz Madsen-171
T27In Gee Chun-171
T27Ariya Jutanugarn-171
T27Matilda Castren-171
T27Madelene Sagstrom-171
T27Paula Reto-171
T27Pornanong Phatlum-171
T27Jodi Ewart Shadoff-171
T27Jasmine Suwannapura-171
T27Alison Lee-171
T27Hee Jeong Lim-171
T27Min Lee-171
T27Ayaka Furue-171
T27Jessica Korda-171
T27Austin Ernst-171
T27Nasa Hataoka-171
T27Bronte Law-171
T27Sophia Popov-171
T27Charley Hull-171
T48Na Rin AnPar72
T48Brooke Seay (a)Par72
T48Lindsey Weaver-WrightPar72
T48Brooke M. HendersonPar72
T48Wei-Ling HsuPar72
T48Brittany LincicomePar72
T48Yu LiuPar72
T48Gurleen Kaur (a)Par72
T48Hye-Jin ChoiPar72
T48Lilia VuPar72
T48Leona MaguirePar72
T48Megan KhangPar72
T48Gaby LopezPar72
T48Wichanee MeechaiPar72
T48Xiyu Janet LinPar72
T63Cydney Clanton+173
T63Moriya Jutanugarn+173
T63Danielle Kang+173
T63Jenny Shin+173
T63Pernilla Lindberg+173
T63Amy Yang+173
T63Giulia Molinaro+173
T63Sarah Kemp+173
T63Stephanie Meadow+173
T63Mi Hyang Lee+173
T63Isabella Fierro (a)+173
T63Ashleigh Buhai+173
T63Stacy Lewis+173
T63Ryann O'Toole+173
T63Chella Choi+173
T78Alana Uriell+274
T78Carlota Ciganda+274
T78Atthaya Thitikul+274
T78Mel Reid+274
T78Maude-Aimee Leblanc+274
T78Natasha Andrea Oon (a)+274
T78Angel Yin+274
T78Jin Young Ko+274
T78Lizette Salas+274
T78Su Oh+274
T78Cheyenne Knight+274
T78Mina Harigae+274
T90Sung Hyun Park+375
T90Sakura Yokomine+375
T90Perrine Delacour+375
T90Mirim Lee+375
T90Yealimi Noh+375
T90Inbee Park+375
T90Emma Talley+375
T90Jeongeun Lee5+375
T90Yuka Saso+375
T90Esther Henseleit+375
T90In Kyung Kim+375
T90Jenny Coleman+375
T90Amy Olson+375
T103Janie Jackson+476
T103Aditi Ashok+476
T103So Yeon Ryu+476
T103Jennifer Song+476
T103Brittany Altomare+476
T108Bohyun Park (a)+577
T108Kelly Tan+577
T108Angela Stanford+577
T108Allison Emrey+577
112Jeongeun Lee6+678
T113Hee Young Park+779
T113Yaeeun Hong+779
T113Christina Kim+779
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