KPMG Women’s PGA Championship R2

Green takes three-shot lead into day three

June 20-23
Hazeltine National Golf Club, Chaska, Minnesota
$3,850,000
Round 1, Round 3, Round 4


Hannah Green continued her fine form with a second-round 69 to hold a three-shot lead at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship in Minnesota.

The Australian carded a 68 in the first round and followed that with a 69 on day two to become the only player at Hazeltine National to shoot two rounds under 70.

The 22-year-old made one bogey, her first over 36 holes, but bounced back with four birdies to move to seven under for the tournament.

After day one, Green earned her first career lead at a major tournament and was pleased to sit at the top of the leaderboard for a second day running.


“Even when you play this type of golf at just a regular event you’re pretty proud of yourself,” she told the LPGA website.

“But this week especially, I’ve never put myself in this position in any event so to be doing it this week at such a great venue definitely shows things are going the right way. I have had some luck going my way. I do hope that continues.”

Ariya Jutanugarn had two birdies and an eagle to close in on Green’s lead but finished with a second successive 70 to move to four under overall.

The two-time major winner said the wind made it a tough day but she would remain patient going into the weekend.

“You need to be really patient. It was really windy today. I played really tough today. I feel so much better because I learned to be patient on this course,” she told the Golf Channel.


Defending champion Sung Hyun Park sits in third place at three under alongside Lydia Ko, while Nelly Korda and Angel Yin are tied in fifth at two under.

It was a disappointing day for England’s Mel Reid, who entered day two in a tie for second, but signed for a 76 to finish one over par for the tournament.

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She is joined by Scotland’s Gemma Dryburgh (70) among a group tied in 26th, while Georgia Hall finished in joint 36th on two over par.


Pos.
Player
To Par
R1
R2
Total
1
Hannah Green
-7
68
69
137
2
Ariya Jutanugarn
-4
70
70
140
T3
Lydia Ko
-3
71
70
141
T3
Sung Hyun Park
-3
70
71
141
T5
Nelly Korda
-2
72
70
142
T5
Angel Yin
-2
71
71
142
T7
Nuria Iturrioz
-1
73
70
143
T7
Jimin Kang (CP)
-1
73
70
143
T7
Lexi Thompson
-1
72
71
143
T7
Pernilla Lindberg
-1
72
71
143
T7
Caroline Hedwall
-1
72
71
143
T7
Lizette Salas
-1
72
71
143
T7
Moriya Jutanugarn
-1
71
72
143
T7
Xiyu Lin
-1
70
73
143
T7
Hyo Joo Kim
-1
69
74
143
T16
Jin Young Ko
E
77
67
144
T16
Jessica Korda
E
74
70
144
T16
In Gee Chun
E
74
70
144
T16
Jennifer Song
E
74
70
144
T16
Pajaree Anannarukarn
E
74
70
144
T16
Brittany Lang
E
73
71
144
T16
Caroline Masson
E
72
72
144
T16
Pornanong Phatlum
E
72
72
144
T16
Amy Yang
E
70
74
144
T16
In-Kyung Kim
E
70
74
144
T26
Gemma Dryburgh
1
75
70
145
T26
Danielle Kang
1
75
70
145
T26
Mariajo Uribe
1
75
70
145
T26
Sei Young Kim
1
73
72
145
T26
Inbee Park
1
72
73
145
T26
Yu Liu
1
72
73
145
T26
Lauren Stephenson
1
72
73
145
T26
Mirim Lee
1
71
74
145
T26
Annie Park
1
70
75
145
T26
Mel Reid
1
69
76
145
T36
Marina Alex
2
76
70
146
T36
Georgia Hall
2
76
70
146
T36
Sarah Schmelzel
2
75
71
146
T36
Megan Khang
2
74
72
146
T36
Wei-Ling Hsu
2
73
73
146
T36
Haeji Kang
2
72
74
146
T36
So Yeon Ryu
2
71
75
146
T36
Carlota Ciganda
2
71
75
146
T36
Chella Choi
2
71
75
146
T45
Alena Sharp
3
77
70
147
T45
Brittany Altomare
3
76
71
147
T45
Peiyun Chien
3
74
73
147
T45
Angela Stanford
3
74
73
147
T45
Kris Tamulis
3
74
73
147
T45
Tiffany Joh
3
73
74
147
T45
Pavarisa Yoktuan
3
73
74
147
T45
Kendall Dye
3
72
75
147
T53
Mariah Stackhouse
4
78
70
148
T53
Madelene Sagstrom
4
76
72
148
T53
Nasa Hataoka
4
76
72
148
T53
Ryann O’Toole
4
76
72
148
T53
Jeong Eun Lee
4
75
73
148
T53
Daniela Darquea
4
75
73
148
T53
Minjee Lee
4
74
74
148
T53
Kristen Gillman
4
74
74
148
T53
Sandra Gal
4
74
74
148
T53
Jeongeun Lee6
4
73
75
148
T53
Azahara Munoz
4
73
75
148
T53
Jenny Shin
4
72
76
148
T53
Wichanee Meechai
4
72
76
148
T66
Sarah Burnham
5
78
71
149
T66
Jane Park
5
77
72
149
T66
Katherine Perry
5
76
73
149
T66
Brooke M. Henderson
5
76
73
149
T66
Na Yeon Choi
5
76
73
149
T66
Anne van Dam
5
76
73
149
T66
Cristie Kerr
5
76
73
149
T66
Marissa Steen
5
75
74
149
T66
Karine Icher
5
75
74
149
T66
Jaye Marie Green
5
75
74
149
T66
Sakura Yokomine
5
75
74
149
T66
Mi Hyang Lee
5
74
75
149
T66
Su Oh
5
74
75
149
T66
Maria Fassi
5
73
76
149
T66
Celine Boutier
5
73
76
149
T81
Karrie Webb
6
79
71
150
T81
Kim Kaufman
6
79
71
150
T81
Morgan Pressel
6
77
73
150
T81
Emma Talley
6
77
73
150
T81
Stephanie Meadow
6
75
75
150
T81
Cheyenne Knight
6
74
76
150
T81
Tiffany Chan
6
73
77
150
T81
Dana Finkelstein
6
73
77
150
T81
Shanshan Feng
6
72
78
150
T90
Jing Yan
7
79
72
151
T90
Nicole Broch Larsen
7
77
74
151
T90
Elizabeth Szokol
7
76
75
151
T90
Jodi Ewart Shadoff
7
76
75
151
T90
Anna Nordqvist
7
76
75
151
T90
Ally McDonald
7
75
76
151
T90
Gaby Lopez
7
75
76
151
T90
Ashleigh Buhai
7
73
78
151
T98
Ayako Uehara
8
80
72
152
T98
Emily Kristine Pedersen
8
79
73
152
T98
Leona Maguire
8
78
74
152
T98
Laetitia Beck
8
77
75
152
T98
Dottie Ardina
8
76
76
152
T98
Hee Young Park
8
76
76
152
T98
Luna Sobron
8
75
77
152
T98
Jasmine Suwannapura
8
75
77
152
T98
Charley Hull
8
75
77
152
T98
Eun-Hee Ji
8
74
78
152
T98
Nanna Koerstz Madsen
8
74
78
152
109
Giulia Molinaro
9
79
74
153
T110
Gerina Piller
10
83
71
154
T110
Joanna Coe (CP)
10
81
73
154
T110
Alison Lee
10
80
74
154
T110
Lindy Duncan
10
80
74
154
T110
Bronte Law
10
79
75
154
T110
Katherine Kirk
10
78
76
154
T110
Paula Creamer
10
78
76
154
T110
Pannarat Thanapolboonyaras
10
75
79
154
T110
Lee-Anne Pace
10
75
79
154
T119
Louise Ridderstrom
11
80
75
155
T119
Laura Davies
11
79
76
155
T119
Suzuka Yamaguchi
11
79
76
155
T119
Amy Olson
11
77
78
155
T119
Laura Gonzalez Escallon
11
77
78
155
T119
Lee Lopez
11
77
78
155
T119
Aditi Ashok
11
77
78
155
T119
Stacy Lewis
11
77
78
155
T119
Catriona Matthew
11
75
80
155
T128
Maria Torres
12
83
73
156
T128
Christina Kim
12
82
74
156
T128
Isi Gabsa
12
81
75
156
T128
Seul-Ki Park (CP)
12
80
76
156
T128
Sarah Kemp
12
79
77
156
T128
Jaclyn Lee
12
79
77
156
T128
Lindsey Weaver
12
79
77
156
T128
Charlotte Thomas
12
78
78
156
T128
Karen Chung
12
76
80
156
T137
Stephanie Connelly Eiswerth (CP)
13
81
76
157
T137
Linnea Strom
13
76
81
157
T137
Mina Harigae
13
76
81
157
T137
Austin Ernst
13
75
82
157
T141
Jacqui Concolino
14
80
78
158
T141
P.K. Kongkraphan
14
79
79
158
T143
Jennifer Kupcho
15
84
75
159
T143
Brianna Do
15
80
79
159
T143
Clariss Guce
15
77
82
159
146
Ashley Grier (CP)
19
82
81
163
147
Michelle Wie
22
84
82
166
T148
Wendy Doolan (CP)
23
86
81
167
T148
Nicole Jeray (CP)
23
82
85
167
150
Brittany Kelly (CP)
24
85
83
168
151
Alison Curdt (CP)
26
88
82
170
WD
Dani Holmqvist
76
WD
Klara Spilkova
77
WD
Anne-Catherine Tanguay
79
WD
Mi Jung Hur
WD
Haru Nomura