Meijer LPGA Classic R2

Jennifer Kupcho holds on to lead in Michigan

Meijer LPGA Classic 2022 R2

June 16-19
Blythefield Country Club, Belmont, Michigan
Round 1, Round 3, Round 4

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Jennifer Kupcho started her round with eight consecutive pars from the 10th before firing five birdies to close with a bogey-free 67.

Meijer LPGA Classic 2022 R2

The American hit 8 of 13 fairways and 13 of 18 greens with just 27 putts to retain her lead at 14-under in the Meijer LPGA Classic.

“I started out not hitting it great so was just trying to stay patient and on a couple of holes save par, so I actually got out of the holes pretty well. I didn’t really expect a whole lot coming out here today. Set a pretty low bar for myself, so to come out and play well, it was nice to see. I kept telling myself that yesterday was so easy and golf really seemed like it was the best I could do yesterday, so I kind of came out with the mindset that not everything is going to go my way today, and it certainly didn’t on the first eight holes.”

Meijer LPGA Classic 2022 R2

Fellow American Nelly Korda moved up the leaderboard in spite of the wind after carding a bogey-free 7-under 65 that featured her holing out for eagle on the par-5 14th. She hit 9 of 13 fairways and 15 of 18 greens to move into second place at 12-under.

“Golf is a game of creativity,” said Korda. “There is so much you can do in the game of golf, and that makes it really exciting. Playing in the wind is definitely a little bit more exhausting. You have to be way more into it when it comes to numbers, where you’re starting the ball. It’s not like you go hit a ball and you’ll see it going straight. You have to play a bit more with it, but I think that’s what makes it a lot of fun. When you have that attitude, I think it doesn’t drain you as much.”

Meijer LPGA Classic 2022 R2

Spain’s Carlota Ciganda closed with a 65 having eagled the par-5s 8th and 18th. She has made birdie or better on 8 of the 10 par-5s she’s played this week.

“I think two, three of (the par-5s), they are almost like par-4s,” she said. “Yesterday I hit driver, pitching wedge, driver, 50 on 8, and today two 9-irons. So if I hit a good driver I have a good chance of making a three or four.”

Canadian Brooke Henderson, American Lexi Thompson and Swede Madelene Sagstrom are tied for fourth at 10-under with Germany’s Caroline Masson and Swede Anna Nordqvist in a tie for seventh at 9-under.

Meijer LPGA Classic 2022 R2

Pos.PlayerTo ParScoresTotal
1Jennifer Kupcho-1463-67130
2Nelly Korda-1267-65132
3Carlota Ciganda-1168-65133
T4Brooke M. Henderson-1068-66134
T4Madelene Sagstrom-1065-69134
T4Lexi Thompson-1065-69134
T7Caroline Masson-967-68135
T7Anna Nordqvist-965-70135
T9Paula Reto-871-65136
T9Jessica Korda-868-68136
T9Gerina Mendoza-864-72136
T12Xiyu Janet Lin-770-67137
T12Leona Maguire-769-68137
T12Minjee Lee-768-69137
T12Atthaya Thitikul-768-69137
T12Andrea Lee-766-71137
T17Robynn Ree-671-67138
T17Nasa Hataoka-671-67138
T17Hannah Green70-68138
T17Lydia Ko-670-68138
T17Brittany Lincicome-669-69138
T17Stacy Lewis-667-71138
T17Ruixin Liu-667-71138
T24Brittany Altomare-572-67139
T24Gina Kim-571-68139
T24Sarah Schmelzel-571-68139
T24Jeongeun Lee5-570-69139
T24Tiffany Chan-570-69139
T24Celine Boutier-570-69139
T24Wei-Ling Hsu-570-69139
T24Lindsey Weaver-Wright-569-70139
T24Mirim Lee-569-70139
T24Amy Olson-569-70139
T24Allisen Corpuz-569-70139
T24Katherine Kirk-568-71139
T24Wichanee Meechai-568-71139
T24So Yeon Ryu-568-71139
T24Lilia Vu-568-71139
T24Bianca Pagdanganan-567-72139
T24Megan Khang-567-72139
T24Ryann O’Toole-567-72139
T42Su Oh-473-67140
T42Peiyun Chien-472-68140
T42Dana Finkelstein-471-69140
T42A Lim Kim-470-70140
T42Charlotte Thomas-470-70140
T42Yealimi Noh-470-70140
T42Cydney Clanton69-71140
T42Na Yeon Choi-469-71140
T42Kaitlyn Papp-469-71140
T42In Gee Chun-468-72140
T42Morgane Metraux-468-72140
T42Isi Gabsa-468-72140
T42Na Rin An-467-73140
T55Angel Yin-374-67141
T55Gemma Dryburgh-373-68141
T55Haru Nomura-371-70141
T55Sophia Schubert-371-70141
T55Yu Liu-371-70141
T55Jaye Marie Green-371-70141
T55Frida Kinhult-371-70141
T55Alison Lee-370-71141
T55Brittany Lang-369-72141
T55Cristie Kerr-369-72141
T55Pajaree Anannarukarn-369-72141
T55Jasmine Suwannapura-368-73141
T67Jodi Ewart Shadoff-273-69142
T67Eun-Hee Ji-273-69142
T67Alena Sharp-272-70142
T67Ayaka Furue-272-70142
T67Hyo Joo Kim-272-70142
T67Pornanong Phatlum-271-71142
T67Albane Valenzuela-270-72142
T67Hye-Jin Choi-270-72142
T67Allison Emrey-270-72142
T67Maude-Aimee Leblanc-270-72142
T67Pernilla Lindberg-269-73142
T67Chella Choi-268-74142
Dottie ArdinaCUT74-69143
Patty TavatanakitCUT73-70143
Jennifer SongCUT72-71143
Sarah Jane SmithCUT71-72143
Ally EwingCUT71-72143
Sei Young KimCUT71-72143
Amy YangCUT71-72143
Stephanie KyriacouCUT71-72143
Mi Hyang LeeCUT70-73143
Lauren CoughlinCUT70-73143
Elizabeth SzokolCUT70-73143
Linnea JohanssonCUT68-75143
Aditi AshokCUT75-69144
Alana UriellCUT75-69144
Gaby LopezCUT74-70144
Maria FassiCUT74-70144
Emma TalleyCUT73-71144
Katherine Perry-HamskiCUT73-71144
Lizette SalasCUT73-71144
Yuka SasoCUT72-72144
Cheyenne KnightCUT72-72144
Stephanie MeadowCUT70-74144
Natasha Andrea OonCUT76-69145
Amanda DohertyCUT75-70145
Lauren StephensonCUT74-71145
Haeji KangCUT73-72145
Jenny ColemanCUT73-72145
Haylee Rae HarfordCUT72-73145
Sarah KempCUT72-73145
Emily Kristine PedersenCUT72-73145
Brooke MatthewsCUT72-73145
Ashleigh BuhaiCUT71-74145
Fatima Fernandez CanoCUT70-75145
Jenny ShinCUT70-75145
Sanna NuutinenCUT80-66146
Yaeeun HongCUT77-69146
Sung Hyun ParkCUT75-71146
Dewi WeberCUT74-72146
Min LeeCUT74-72146
Inbee ParkCUT73-73146
Muni HeCUT73-73146
Kelly TanCUT73-73146
Moriya JutanugarnCUT71-75146
Ana BelacCUT75-72147
Jennifer ChangCUT75-72147
Brianna DoCUT75-72147
Perrine DelacourCUT73-74147
Liz NagelCUT72-75147
Esther HenseleitCUT71-76147
Valery Plata (a)CUT69-78147
Mel ReidCUT76-72148
Hinako ShibunoCUT75-73148
Sophia PopovCUT73-75148
Sadena ParksCUT72-76148
Caroline InglisCUT71-77148
Giulia MolinaroCUT71-77148
Janie JacksonCUT71-77148
Casey DanielsonCUT77-72149
Annie ParkCUT77-72149
Mariajo UribeCUT75-74149
Ruoning YinCUT75-74149
Rachel RohannaCUT74-75149
Angela StanfordCUT75-75150
Marissa SteenCUT69-81150
Agathe LaisneCUT74-77151
Christina KimCUT76-78154
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