Meijer LPGA Classic R4

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Jennifer Kupcho wins playoff
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June 20, 2022
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Meijer LPGA Classic 2022 R4

June 16-19
Blythefield Country Club, Belmont, Michigan
Round 1, Round 2, Round 3

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes

Jennifer Kupcho had a difficult start on Sunday with a double-bogey at the par-4 3rd hole and a bogey at the 6th, but an eagle at the par-5 8th set the American back on the right course and she closed with a 71 to reach 18-under.

Meijer LPGA Classic 2022 R4

Ireland's Leona Maguire had closed with a 65 to set the clubhouse lead and American defending champion Nelly Korda carded a 72 to join them in a playoff for the Meijer LPGA Classic title.

Kupcho hit her second shot to three feet with an 8-iron on the first playoff hole but lipped out her eagle putt. Korda three-putted and Kupcho and Maguire went back to the tee where Maguire missed a short putt to give Kupcho her second career LPGA Tour victory.

Meijer LPGA Classic 2022 R4

“I thought she was going to make it,” said Kupcho. “When she hit it by the hole and I still had to putt from the fringe I thought to myself, that's not a gimme because I was just shaking and missed essentially a same-length putt. But then once I made the tap-in, I was already looking at the rules official to go to the next hole. Honestly, it was just a shock. She went to Duke, I went to Wake Forest. Playing with her so much, she doesn't miss putts. I was really just shocked.”

Meijer LPGA Classic 2022 R4

The win comes just two and a half months since Kupcho won for the first time at The Chevron Championship earlier this year.

“I think this one is even better than the first personally,” said Kupcho. “I had such a big lead going into the final round at Chevron, so to come out of this one with top-ranked players all over the place, the leaderboard was packed, within strokes so it was very close, and I feel very proud of myself for coming out of it”

New Zealander Lydia Ko carded a 4-under 68 to finish in solo fourth at 17-under.

Jessica Korda closed with a 67 to finish fifth at 16-under alongside fellow American Lexi Thompson (70), Thailand's Atthaya Thitikul (68) and Spain's Carlota Ciganda (67).

Meijer LPGA Classic 2022 R4

Pos.PlayerTo ParScoresTotal
1Jennifer Kupcho-1863-67-69-71270
T2Leona Maguire-1869-68-68-65270
T2Nelly Korda-1867-65-66-72270
4Lydia Ko-1770-68-65-68271
T5Jessica Korda-1668-68-69-67272
T5Carlota Ciganda-1668-65-72-67272
T5Atthaya Thitikul-1668-69-67-68272
T5Lexi Thompson-1665-69-68-70272
T9Wei-Ling Hsu-1570-69-68-66273
T9Brooke M. Henderson-1568-66-67-72273
11Allisen Corpuz-1469-70-70-65274
T12Lilia Vu-1368-71-71-65275
T12Cristie Kerr-1369-72-65-69275
T12Hannah Green-1370-68-68-69275
T12Caroline Masson-1367-68-70-70275
T16Sarah Schmelzel-1271-68-69-68276
T16Gerina Mendoza-1264-72-72-68276
T18Dana Finkelstein-1171-69-69-68277
T18Na Yeon Choi-1169-71-68-69277
T18Gina Kim-1171-68-69-69277
T18Chella Choi-1168-74-65-70277
T18Anna Nordqvist-1165-70-70-72277
T18Minjee Lee-1168-69-66-74277
T24Ayaka Furue-1072-70-72-64278
T24Na Rin An-1067-73-70-68278
T24Megan Khang-1067-72-71-68278
T24Amy Olson-1069-70-69-70278
T24Brittany Lincicome-1069-69-69-71278
T24Haru Nomura-1071-70-65-72278
T24Xiyu Janet Lin-1070-67-69-72278
T24Madelene Sagstrom-1065-69-70-74278
T32Jasmine Suwannapura-968-73-72-66279
T32Pornanong Phatlum-971-71-70-67279
T32Ryann O'Toole-967-72-72-68279
T32Stacy Lewis-967-71-73-68279
T32Alison Lee-970-71-68-70279
T32Paula Reto-971-65-73-70279
T32Su Oh-973-67-67-72279
T32Peiyun Chien-972-68-67-72279
T40Albane Valenzuela-870-72-70-68280
T40Hyo Joo Kim-872-70-69-69280
T40Isi Gabsa-868-72-71-69280
T40Brittany Altomare-872-67-72-69280
T40Lindsey Weaver-Wright-869-70-72-69280
T40Maude-Aimee Leblanc-870-72-68-70280
T40Wichanee Meechai-868-71-71-70280
T40Hye-Jin Choi-870-72-67-71280
T40Celine Boutier-870-69-70-71280
T49Jodi Ewart Shadoff-773-69-69-70281
T49Eun-Hee Ji-773-69-69-70281
T49Yu Liu-771-70-70-70281
T49Kaitlyn Papp-769-71-71-70281
T49Bianca Pagdanganan-767-72-72-70281
T49Nasa Hataoka-771-67-73-70281
T49Robynn Ree-771-67-73-70281
T56Pajaree Anannarukarn-669-72-72-69282
T56Angel Yin-674-67-71-70282
T56Andrea Lee-666-71-75-70282
T56Alena Sharp-672-70-69-71282
T56Frida Kinhult-671-70-70-71282
T56Ruixin Liu-667-71-73-71282
T56Yealimi Noh-670-70-70-72282
63Jaye Marie Green-571-70-71-71283
T64Pernilla Lindberg-469-73-73-69284
T64Katherine Kirk-468-71-73-72284
T64So Yeon Ryu-468-71-71-74284
T67Brittany Lang-369-72-73-71285
T67A Lim Kim-370-70-72-73285
T67In Gee Chun-368-72-72-73285
T67Tiffany Chan-370-69-73-73285
T67Mirim Lee-369-70-72-74285
T72Morgane Metraux-268-72-76-70286
T72Cydney Clanton-269-71-74-72286
T72Jeongeun Lee5-270-69-75-72286
T72Gemma Dryburgh-273-68-72-73286
76Sophia Schubert-171-70-78-68287
77Charlotte Thomas+170-70-77-72289
78Allison Emrey+470-72-73-77292
Dottie ArdinaCUT74-69143
Patty TavatanakitCUT73-70143
Jennifer SongCUT72-71143
Ally EwingCUT71-72143
Sei Young KimCUT71-72143
Stephanie KyriacouCUT71-72143
Sarah Jane SmithCUT71-72143
Amy YangCUT71-72143
Lauren CoughlinCUT70-73143
Mi Hyang LeeCUT70-73143
Elizabeth SzokolCUT70-73143
Linnea JohanssonCUT68-75143
Aditi AshokCUT75-69144
Alana UriellCUT75-69144
Maria FassiCUT74-70144
Gaby LopezCUT74-70144
Katherine Perry-HamskiCUT73-71144
Lizette SalasCUT73-71144
Emma TalleyCUT73-71144
Cheyenne KnightCUT72-72144
Yuka SasoCUT72-72144
Stephanie MeadowCUT70-74144
Natasha Andrea OonCUT76-69145
Amanda DohertyCUT75-70145
Lauren StephensonCUT74-71145
Jenny ColemanCUT73-72145
Haeji KangCUT73-72145
Haylee Rae HarfordCUT72-73145
Sarah KempCUT72-73145
Brooke MatthewsCUT72-73145
Emily Kristine PedersenCUT72-73145
Ashleigh BuhaiCUT71-74145
Fatima Fernandez CanoCUT70-75145
Jenny ShinCUT70-75145
Sanna NuutinenCUT80-66146
Yaeeun HongCUT77-69146
Sung Hyun ParkCUT75-71146
Min LeeCUT74-72146
Dewi WeberCUT74-72146
Muni HeCUT73-73146
Inbee ParkCUT73-73146
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
Janie JacksonCUT71-77148
Giulia MolinaroCUT71-77148
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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