LPGA Tour: 2022 Dana Open presented by Marathon – Second-Round Notes; Carlota Ciganda tied for 2nd

Dana Open presented by Marathon

Highland Meadows Golf Club| Sylvania, Ohio| Sept. 1-4, 2022

Second-Round Notes

Sept. 2, 2022

Course Setup: 34-37—71, 6,594 yards

Scoring Averages: R1 – 70.960; R2 – 70.612

Weather: Mixed to mostly cloudy skies with temperatures in the afternoon reaching the mid-80s; light and variable winds in the morning trending SSE and peaking 6-12 mph in the afternoon

Carlota Ciganda at the 2009 Women’s British Open. By Wojciech Migda (wmigda) – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https commons.wikimedia.org
Carlota Ciganda LPGA Tour tied for 2nd 2022 Dana Open 2nd Round 9 2 2022.mp3

Rolex Rankings No. 40, Carlota Ciganda (65)

  • Ciganda hit nine of 14 fairways and 14 of 18 greens, with 27 putts
  • Her 134 is one off her lowest 36-hole score of the season, 133, which she recorded at the Honda LPGA Thailand and Meijer LPGA Classic
  • Her first-round 65 tied her second-best first-round score of her LPGA Tour career; she last recorded a 65 on day one at the 2019 Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic, with her best a 63 at the 2019 Walmart NW Arkansas Championship
  • This is Ciganda’s fifth appearance at the Dana Open presented by Marathon; she earned one top-10 finish at Highland Meadows, a tie for ninth in 2020
  • This is her 18th event of the 2022 season; she’s made 11 cuts and has notched three top-five finishes, most recently at the Amundi Evian Championship (T3)
  • This is Ciganda’s 11th Season on the LPGA Tour; she’s a two-time Tour winner, with her last win at the 2016 CitiBanamex Lorena Ochoa Invitational presented by Aeromexico and Delta
  • She is a six-time Ladies European Tour winner, with her most recent this year at the Estrella Damm Mediterranean Ladies Open in July
  • Ciganda is a five-time European Solheim Cup Team member (2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021) and a member of Team Spain at the International Crown in 2014
  • She is a two-time Olympian representing Spain; She finished T39 at the 2016 Rio Olympics and T29 at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics