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Hinako Shibuno grabs lead in California
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April 2, 2022
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Chevron Championship 2022 R2

March 31 - April 03
Mission Hills Country Club, Dinah Shore Tournament Course
Rancho Mirage, California
Round 1, Round 3, Round 4

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes

Hinako Shibuno tied the week’s low round with a 6-under 66 to top the leaderboard of The Chevron Championship at 9-under.

Chevron Championship 2022 R2

She carded seven birdies and a bogey on Friday, with five of her sub-par scores coming in her first nine holes.

“On No. 1 and 10 I had a tap-in birdie, and then that makes me easier to play golf.”

The 2019 AIG Women's British Open winner from Japan is making her third appearance at Mission Hills Country Club. She is making her first start in a major championship as an LPGA Tour Member after qualifying through the 2021 LPGA Q-Series

Chevron Championship 2022 R2

She is playing in her fourth event this season and earned a top-eight finish at the Honda LPGA Thailand in March. This is the second time she’s led a major through 36 holes, the last time being at the 2020 U.S. Women’s Open presented by ProMedica.

“My game, golf game is not a lot different than I won 2019 British Open, but my personality is not different at all,” said Shibuno. “I'm swinging harder on the tee shot [at this course] and make more, you know, decent shot on the second shot. Yeah. The rough, it's a power from the rough.”

Chevron Championship 2022 R2

Defending champion Patty Tavatanakit (69) of Thailand and Americans Jennifer Kupcho (70), who held the overnight lead, and Annie Park are all tied for second one shot back at 8-under. Park’s 67 is her lowest 18 holes since the 2021 ShopRite LPGA Classic, her second event back after taking a two-month break from golf, while Kupcho netted her fifth bogey-free round of the season.

“It's just exciting to be here. This is our last time here, so it's just special to be here. And all the history that's been made here, really just go out and play my best,” said Kupcho. “I can't control what anybody else is doing. Just try and keep myself calm.”

Tavatanakit’s T2 position is the best 36-hole showing by a defending champion at the Chevron Championship since 2011.She was one of only 10 people to birdie No. 17 on Friday in Rancho Mirage.

“I was just taking it one shot at a time and it ended up being a great shot and a great putt on 17,” said Tavatanakit. “I think it kind of got my momentum going knowing 18 was an up tee, so I know I had a chance to get another birdie.”

Chevron Championship 2022 R2

Pos.PlayerTo ParScoresTotal
1Hinako Shibuno-969-66135
T2Annie Park-869-67136
T2Patty Tavatanakit-867-69136
T2Jennifer Kupcho-866-70136
T5Sei Young Kim-770-67137
T5Hyo Joo Kim-770-67137
T7Nanna Koerstz Madsen-671-67138
T7Ally Ewing-670-68138
T9Celine Boutier-570-69139
T9Lexi Thompson-569-70139
T9Caroline Masson-568-71139
T9Pajaree Anannarukarn-568-71139
T9Gabriela Ruffels-568-71139
T9Georgia Hall-568-71139
T9Minjee Lee-566-73139
T16Jessica Korda-471-69140
T16Matilda Castren-471-69140
T16Pia Babnik-470-70140
T16Sarah Schmelzel-469-71140
T20Amy Yang-373-68141
T20Giulia Molinaro-373-68141
T20Leona Maguire-372-69141
T20Wei-Ling Hsu-372-69141
T20Brittany Lincicome-372-69141
T20Madelene Sagstrom-371-70141
T20Pornanong Phatlum-371-70141
T20Alison Lee-371-70141
T20Lydia Ko-368-73141
T29Jin Young Ko-274-68142
T29Atthaya Thitikul-274-68142
T29Ryann O'Toole-273-69142
T29Jenny Shin-273-69142
T29Wichanee Meechai-272-70142
T29Na Rin An-272-70142
T29Brooke Seay (a)-272-70142
T29Lindsey Weaver-Wright-272-70142
T29Ayaka Furue-271-71142
T29Bronte Law-271-71142
T29Charley Hull-271-71142
T29Charlotte Thomas-271-71142
T29Eun-Hee Ji-271-71142
T29In Gee Chun-271-71142
T29Paula Reto-271-71142
T29Hannah Green-270-72142
T29Marina Alex-270-72142
T29Jaye Marie Green-270-72142
T29Anna Nordqvist-268-74142
T48Lizette Salas-174-69143
T48Hye-Jin Choi-172-71143
T48Brooke M. Henderson-172-71143
T48Ariya Jutanugarn-171-72143
T48Jodi Ewart Shadoff-171-72143
T48Jasmine Suwannapura-171-72143
T54Brittany AltomarePar76-68144
T54So Yeon RyuPar76-68144
T54Perrine DelacourPar75-69144
T54Inbee ParkPar75-69144
T54Mi Hyang LeePar73-71144
T54Moriya JutanugarnPar73-71144
T54Danielle KangPar73-71144
T54Pernilla LindbergPar73-71144
T54Xiyu Janet LinPar72-72144
T54Austin ErnstPar71-73144
T54Albane ValenzuelaPar70-74144
T54Lauren StephensonPar69-75144
T54Pauline Roussin-BouchardPar69-75144
T67Aditi Ashok+176-69145
T67Yuka Saso+175-70145
T67Cheyenne Knight+174-71145
T67Alana Uriell+174-71145
T67Mel Reid+174-71145
T67Chella Choi+173-72145
T67Stephanie Meadow+173-72145
T67Nasa Hataoka+171-74145
T67Sophia Popov+171-74145
Bohyun Park (a)CUT77-69146
Kelly TanCUT77-69146
Jeongeun Lee5CUT75-71146
In Kyung KimCUT75-71146
Isabella Fierro (a)CUT73-73146
Cydney ClantonCUT73-73146
Sarah KempCUT73-73146
Min LeeCUT71-75146
A Lim KimCUT70-76146
Jenny ColemanCUT75-72147
Amy OlsonCUT75-72147
Natasha Andrea Oon (a)CUT74-73147
Angel YinCUT74-73147
Yu LiuCUT72-75147
Su OhCUT74-74148
Lilia VuCUT72-76148
Gaby LopezCUT72-76148
Emily Kristine PedersenCUT70-78148
Angela StanfordCUT77-72149
Sung Hyun ParkCUT75-74149
Sakura YokomineCUT75-74149
Stacy LewisCUT73-76149
Gurleen Kaur (a)CUT72-77149
Megan KhangCUT72-77149
Jennifer SongCUT76-74150
Emma TalleyCUT75-75150
Carlota CigandaCUT74-76150
Hee Jeong LimCUT71-79150
Esther HenseleitCUT75-76151
Mirim LeeCUT75-76151
Maude-Aimee LeblancCUT74-78152
Mina HarigaeCUT74-78152
Ashleigh BuhaiCUT73-79152
Christina KimCUT79-74153
Hee Young ParkCUT79-74153
Jeongeun Lee6CUT78-75153
Yealimi NohCUT75-78153
Yaeeun HongCUT79-75154
Janie JacksonCUT76-80156
Allison EmreyCUT77-80157
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