LPGA Tour: This Week on the LPGA Tour – 2022 Kroger Queen City Championship presented by P&G

This Week on the LPGA Tour

Kroger Queen City Championship presented by P&G

Kenwood Country Club (Kendale Course) | Cincinnati, Ohio | Sept. 8-11, 2022

COMPETITION FORMAT

144 players; 72 holes, stroke play, cut to top-70 and ties after 36 holes

AON RISK REWARD CHALLENGE HOLE

No. 12, par 5

PURSE

$1.75 million; winner’s portion is $262,500

SOCIAL MEDIA: #DRIVEON

Tournament: @QueenCityLPGA (Twitter), @queencitylpga (Instagram), @QueenCityChampionship (Facebook); #queencitylpga

LPGA Tour: @LPGA and @LPGAMedia (Twitter), @lpga_tour (Instagram)

TV TIMES (all times Eastern on Golf Channel)

Thursday, September 8 – 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Friday, September 9 – 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Saturday, September 10 – 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday, September 11 – 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

STREAMING TIMES (NBCSports.comGolfChannel.com and NBC Sports App)

Thursday, September 8 – 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Friday, September 9 – 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Saturday, September 10 – 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday, September 11 – 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

WHITELINE PAR AND YARDAGE

36-36–72, 6,515 yards (par and yardage are subject to change through the start of the tournament)

WHO’S IN THE KROGER QUEEN CITY CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTED BY P&G FIELD:

2022 LPGA Tour Winners (14 of 20):

Marina Alex (Palos Verdes Championship presented by Bank of America); Ashleigh Buhai (AIG Women’s Open); Ayaka Furue (Trust Golf Women’s Scottish Open); Nasa Hataoka (DIO Implant LA Open); Brooke Henderson (ShopRite LPGA Classic presented by Acer, Amundi Evian Championship); Danielle Kang (Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions); Hyo Joo Kim (LOTTE Championship presented by Hoakalei); Jennifer Kupcho (The Chevron Championship, Meijer LPGA Classic, Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational); Minjee Lee (Cognizant Founders Cup, U.S. Women’s Open presented by ProMedica); Gaby Lopez (Dana Open presented by Marathon); Leona Maguire (LPGA Drive On Championship); Paula Reto (CP Women’s Open); Lizette Salas (Dow Great Bay Lakes Invitational); Atthaya Thitikul (JTBC Classic presented by Barbasol)

2022 LPGA Tour Rookies (29 of 33):

Na Rin An, Hye-Jin Choi, Allisen Corpuz, Olivia Cowan, Casey Danielson, Karis Davidson, Amanda Doherty Ayaka Furue, Haylee Harford, Lauren Hartlage, Yaeeun Hong, Vivian Hou, Yu-Sang Hou, Gina Kim, Agathe Laisne, Brooke Matthews, Morgane Métraux, Sanna Nuutinen, Kaitlyn Papp, Pauline Roussin, Sophia Schubert, Hinako Shibuno, Maddie Szeryk, Atthaya Thitikul, Savannah Vilaubi, Dewi Weber, Ruoning Yin, Katie Yoo, Weiwei Zhang

Sponsor Exemptions:

Anna Davis (a), Jillian Hollis

**one more to be determined**

Monday Qualifiers:

qs.lpga.com

2022 STATISTICAL LEADERS

Official Money: Minjee Lee, $3,742,440

Scoring Average: Minjee Lee, 69.196

Birdies: Nasa Hataoka, 307

Eagles: A Lim Kim, 12

Holes-in-One: Pauline Roussin, 2

Greens in Regulation: Ally Ewing, 77.3%

Average Driving Distance: Bianca Pagdanganan, 276.3

Strokes Gained Total: Lydia Ko, 2.310

2022 AWARD LEADERS

Rolex Player of the Year: Minjee Lee, 149 points

Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year: Atthaya Thitikul, 1,096 points

Rolex ANNIKA Major Award: Minjee Lee, 98 points*

Race to the CME Globe: Minjee Lee, 2,509.703 points

Aon Risk Reward Challenge: Minjee Lee, -1.000

*already clinched

2022 WINS BY COUNTRY (23 tournaments, 12 countries)

6 – United States of America (Marina Alex, Danielle Kang, Jennifer Kupcho (3), Lizette Salas)

4 – Republic of Korea (In Gee Chun, Eun-Hee Ji, Hyo Joo Kim, Jin Young Ko)

2 – Australia (Minjee Lee (2))

2 – Canada (Brooke Henderson (2))

2 – Japan (Ayaka Furue, Nasa Hataoka)

2 – South Africa (Ashleigh Buhai, Paula Reto)

1 – Denmark (Nanna Koerstz Madsen)

1 – Ireland (Leona Maguire)

1 – Mexico (Gaby Lopez)

1 – New Zealand (Lydia Ko)

1 – Sweden (Maja Stark)

1 – Thailand (Atthaya Thitikul)

2022 WINS BY PLAYER (23 tournaments, 20 players)

3 – Jennifer Kupcho (The Chevron Championship, Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give, Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational)

2 – Brooke Henderson (ShopRite LPGA Classic presented by Acer, Amundi Evian Championship)

2 – Minjee Lee (Cognizant Founders Cup, U.S. Women’s Open presented by ProMedica)

1 – Marina Alex (Palos Verdes Championship presented by Bank of America)

1 – Ashleigh Buhai (AIG Women’s Open)

1 – In Gee Chun (KPMG Women’s PGA Championship)

1 – Ayaka Furue (Trust Golf Women’s Scottish Open)

1 – Nasa Hataoka (DIO Implant LA Open)

1 – Eun-Hee Ji (Bank of Hope LPGA Match-Play presented by MGM Rewards)

1 – Danielle Kang (Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions)

1 – Hyo Joo Kim (LOTTE Championship)

1 – Jin Young Ko (HSBC Women’s World Championship)

1 – Lydia Ko (Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio)

1 – Nanna Koerstz Madsen (Honda LPGA Thailand)

1 – Gaby Lopez (Dana Open presented by Marathon)

1 – Leona Maguire (LPGA Drive On Championship at Crown Colony)

1 – Paula Reto (CP Women’s Open)

1 – Lizette Salas (Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational)

1 – Maja Stark (ISPS Handa World Invitational)

1 – Atthaya Thitikul (JTBC Classic presented by Barbasol)

AVERAGE AGE OF 2022 WINNERS: 26.375

Youngest winner: Atthaya Thitikul (19 years, 25 days)

Oldest winner: Eun-Hee Ji (36 years, 16 days)

TEAM USA SOLHEIM CUP STANDINGS

1 – Lexi Thompson, 226 points

2 – Jennifer Kupcho, 187 points

3 – Nelly Korda, 183 points

4 – Danielle Kang, 139 points

5 – Jessica Korda, 130 points

6 – Megan Khang, 125 points

7 – Alison Lee, 104 points

7 – Lilia Vu, 104 points

9 – Marina Alex, 94 points

10 – Sarah Schmelzel, 86 points

Team USA Solheim Cup standings

Team Europe Solheim Cup standings

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