KPMG Women's PGA Championship R1

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In Gee Chun leading by five shots
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June 24, 2022
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Women's PGA 2022 R1

June 23-26
Congressional Country Club, Blue Course, Bethesday, Maryland
Round 2, Round 3, Round 4

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

In Gee Chun opened with an 8-under 64 to take a five-stroke lead in the KPMG Women's PGA Championship.

Women's PGA 2022 R1

She tied the record for the largest 18-hole lead in a major championship following Mickey Wright who led by five in the 1961 edition that she went on to win.

"The course, after a lot of rain, feels longer," said the South Korean. "At the same time, greens were softer. So I think it was just a balance."

Women's PGA 2022 R1

Thailand's Pornanong Phatlum and fellow Sout Korean Hye-Jin Choi closed with bogey-free 69s to cut Chun's lead by two shots.

South Africa's Paula Reto and American Jennifer Chang closed with 70s to tie for fourth place at 2-under.

Women's PGA 2022 R1

Defending champion Nelly Korda is tied in sixth place at 1-under alongside eight other players including fellow American Jennifer Kupcho.

"I feel like I played really well. The course is really hard," said Kupcho. "I don't really know how In Gee is 8-under right now. That's definitely an outlier."

Women's PGA 2022 R1

Pos.PlayerTo ParR1
1In Gee Chun-864
T2Pornanong Phatlum-369
T2Hye-Jin Choi-369
T4Jennifer Chang-270
T4Paula Reto-270
T6Ayaka Furue-171
T6In Kyung Kim-171
T6Sei Young Kim-171
T6A Lim Kim-171
T6Hannah Green-171
T6Nasa Hataoka-171
T6Jennifer Kupcho-171
T6Brooke M. Henderson-171
T6Nelly Korda-171
T15Mel ReidPar72
T15Moriya JutanugarnPar72
T15Allisen CorpuzPar72
T15Yuka SasoPar72
T15Hinako ShibunoPar72
T15Ryann O'ToolePar72
T15Lydia KoPar72
T15Chella ChoiPar72
T15Angel YinPar72
T15Caroline InglisPar72
T15Stephanie KyriacouPar72
T15Cheyenne KnightPar72
T15Ashleigh BuhaiPar72
T15Jin Young KoPar72
T15Inbee ParkPar72
T30Morgane Metraux+173
T30Robynn Ree+173
T30Muni He+173
T30Mirim Lee+173
T30Jeongeun Lee5+173
T30Sophia Schubert+173
T30Madelene Sagstrom+173
T30Celine Boutier+173
T30Pauline Roussin+173
T30Atthaya Thitikul+173
T30Xiyu Lin+173
T30Minjee Lee+173
T30Jennifer Song+173
T30Maude-Aimee Leblanc+173
T30Hyo Joo Kim+173
T30Pajaree Anannarukarn+173
T30Stephanie Meadow+173
T30Sarah Kemp+173
T30Alana Uriell+173
T30Brianna Do+173
T50Elizabeth Szokol+274
T50Gaby Lopez+274
T50Dana Finkelstein+274
T50Patty Tavatanakit+274
T50Yealimi Noh+274
T50Jenny Shin+274
T50Lexi Thompson+274
T50Leona Maguire+274
T50Ariya Jutanugarn+274
T50Jessica Korda+274
T50Jenny Coleman+274
T50Bianca Pagdanganan+274
T50Agathe Laisne+274
T50Eun-Hee Ji+274
T50Na Rin An+274
T50Megan Khang+274
T50Mao Saigo+274
T50Wei-Ling Hsu+274
T50Cydney Clanton+274
T50Georgia Hall+274
T50Katherine Kirk+274
T50Lauren Coughlin+274
T72Mo Martin+375
T72Pernilla Lindberg+375
T72Sung Hyun Park+375
T72Perrine Delacour+375
T72Brittany Altomare+375
T72Charley Hull+375
T72Albane Valenzuela+375
T72Anna Nordqvist+375
T72Dewi Weber+375
T72Ruoning Yin+375
T72Su Oh+375
T72Lilia Vu+375
T72Amy Olson+375
T72Andrea Lee+375
T72Jodi Ewart Shadoff+375
T72Kaitlyn Papp+375
T88Gina Kim+476
T88Alisa Rodriguez (CP)+476
T88Isi Gabsa+476
T88Yu Liu+476
T88Kelly Tan+476
T88Aditi Ashok+476
T88Rachel Rohanna+476
T88Dottie Ardina+476
T88Caroline Masson+476
T88Amanda Doherty+476
T88Alison Lee+476
T88Stacy Lewis+476
T88Matilda Castren+476
T88Angela Stanford+476
T88Ally Ewing+476
T88Ruixin Liu+476
T104Marina Alex+577
T104Gemma Dryburgh+577
T104Haeji Kang+577
T104Charlotte Thomas+577
T104Ana Belac+577
T104Jaye Marie Green+577
T104Esther Henseleit+577
T104Pia Babnik+577
T104Linnea Johansson+577
T104Maria Fassi+577
T104Peiyun Chien+577
T115Sandra Changkija (CP)+678
T115Frida Kinhult+678
T115Janie Jackson+678
T115Carlota Ciganda+678
T115Amy Yang+678
T115Mariah Stackhouse+678
T115Brittany Lang+678
T115Sarah Jane Smith+678
T115Wichanee Meechai+678
T115Lauren Stephenson+678
T115Allison Emrey+678
T115Emily Kristine Pedersen+678
T115Jeongeun Lee6+678
T115Sarah Schmelzel+678
T115Emma Talley+678
T115So Yeon Ryu+678
T115Christina Kim+678
T115Brittany Lincicome+678
T133Nanna Koerstz Madsen+779
T133Meaghan Francella (CP)+779
T133Jenny Suh Thompson (CP)+779
T133Bronte Law+779
T133Gerina Mendoza+779
T133Jasmine Suwannapura+779
T139Lindsey Weaver-Wright+880
T139Annie Park+880
T139Min Lee+880
T139Yaeeun Hong+880
T139Cristie Kerr+880
T139Mina Harigae+880
T139Giulia Molinaro+880
T139Lizette Salas+880
T139Sanna Nuutinen+880
T148Katherine Perry-Hamski+981
T148Ashley Tait-Wengert (CP)+981
T148Stephanie Connelly Eiswerth (CP)+981
T148Sophia Popov+981
T148Marissa Steen+981
153Nuria Iturrioz+1183
T154Allie Knight (CP)+1385
T154Ashley Grier (CP)+1385
156Jennifer Borocz (CP)+1789
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