HSBC Women’s World Championship R2

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Jin Young Ko and Amy Yang tied at top of the leaderboard
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March 4, 2022
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Women’s World Championship 2022 R2
March 03-06
Sentosa Golf Club, Tanjong Course, Singapore
Round 1, Round 3, Round 4

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

South Koreans Jin Young Ko and Amy Yang are tied for the lead at the HSBC Women’s World Championship after both carding 5-under 67s on Friday.

Women’s World Championship 2022 R2

Ko had a smooth round, opening with a birdie at the first and adding four more in her bogey-free day. It marks her 13th consecutive round in the 60s, dating to the second round of the 2021 BMW Ladies Championship last October, and her 44th sub-70 round since the beginning of last season. She is tied for the LPGA Tour’s record for most consecutive rounds in the 60s, joining Annika Sorenstam and So Yeon Ryu by shooting 14 consecutive sub-70 rounds in mid-2021.

“I just wanted to get some more birdies than yesterday,” said Ko. “I really focused on my swing before the second shot or like before the green, into the green. So I made a lot of putts today.”

Women’s World Championship 2022 R2

Yang had a more colorful scorecard, making seven birdies and two bogeys. She is aiming for her fifth LPGA Tour title, all of which have come on an Asian Swing. She became a Rolex First-Time winner in her home country at the 2013 LPGA KEB-Hana Bank Championship and is a three-time winner of the Honda LPGA Thailand, most recently in 2019.

“I was hitting the ball very solid today and also putted well,” said Yang, who has two top-10s in her 12 previous HSBC appearances. “I was more aware of how to prepare for each shot than, you know, what outcome would come. And I think I did manage well today.”

Women’s World Championship 2022 R2

Three players are tied for third at 7-under – Canada’s Brooke Henderson, American Megan Khang and Thailand’s Atthaya Thitikul, who all shot 68s on Friday.

First-round leader Patty Tavatanakit lost her momentum, following Thursday’s bogey-free 67 with a 2-over 74 and is tied for 21st. Japan’s Momoko Ueda aced the par-3 17th hole, from 166 yards with an 8-iron. It was the third hole-in-one of the 2022 LPGA Tour season. Ueda heads to Saturday in a tie for 26th at 2-under after two consecutive rounds of 71.

Women’s World Championship 2022 R2

Pos.PlayerTo ParScoresTotal
T1Jin Young Ko-869-67136
T1Amy Yang-869-67136
T3Megan Khang-769-68137
T3Atthaya Thitikul-769-68137
T3Brooke M. Henderson-769-68137
T6In Gee Chun-670-68138
T6Angel Yin-669-69138
T6Pajaree Anannarukarn-669-69138
T6A Lim Kim-668-70138
T10Yealimi Noh-575-64139
T10Su Oh-569-70139
T10Inbee Park-568-71139
T10Danielle Kang-568-71139
T14Ariya Jutanugarn-472-68140
T14Minjee Lee-471-69140
T14Madelene Sagstrom-471-69140
T14Jeongeun Lee6-470-70140
T14Gaby Lopez-470-70140
T14Jennifer Kupcho-469-71140
T14Sarah Schmelzel-469-71140
T21Emily Kristine Pedersen-371-70141
T21Wei-Ling Hsu-370-71141
T21Jenny Shin-370-71141
T21Xiyu Janet Lin-369-72141
T21Patty Tavatanakit-367-74141
T26Hyo Joo Kim-272-70142
T26Alison Lee-272-70142
T26Emma Talley-272-70142
T26Ayaka Furue-272-70142
T26Momoko Ueda-271-71142
T26Carlota Ciganda-270-72142
T26Perrine Delacour-270-72142
T26Leona Maguire-270-72142
T26Nanna Koerstz Madsen-269-73142
T26Lydia Ko-269-73142
T36Hannah Green-174-69143
T36Chella Choi-174-69143
T36Nasa Hataoka-172-71143
T36So Yeon Ryu-172-71143
T36Esther Henseleit-171-72143
T36Min Lee-171-72143
T36Ashleigh Buhai-169-74143
T43Celine BoutierPar72-72144
T43Jeongeun LeePar71-73144
T43Yuka SasoPar71-73144
T43Caroline MassonPar70-74144
T47Stacy Lewis+173-72145
T47Lizette Salas+170-75145
T49Hinako Shibuno+276-70146
T49Sarah Kemp+275-71146
T49Moriya Jutanugarn+274-72146
T49Yu Liu+272-74146
53Jenny Coleman+379-68147
T54Sei Young Kim+474-74148
T54Marina Alex+474-74148
T54Brittany Altomare+474-74148
T54Mina Harigae+474-74148
T58Matilda Castren+574-75149
T58Wichanee Meechai+573-76149
T58Jasmine Suwannapura+572-77149
61Mel Reid+678-72150
T62Xiaowen Yin (a)+781-70151
T62Sung Hyun Park+775-76151
64Sock Hwee Koh+1580-79159
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