LPGA Tour News: 2022 Kroger Queen City Championship presented by P&G – Final-Round Notes; Vanderbilt grad Marina Alex played well all week to finish tied for 5th

Kroger Queen City Championship presented by P&G

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

Final-Round Notes

Sept. 11, 2022

Course Setup: 36-36—72; 6,368 yards (Scoring Average: R1: 71.807, R2: 71.223, R3: 71.679, R4: 71.707)

Weather: Scattered showers throughout the day, winds south to southwest, reaching up to 14-16 mph at times; highs reaching near 78F this afternoon


Marina Alex (born August 2, 1990) is an American professional golfer.

Raised in Wayne, New Jersey, Alex played interscholastic golf at Wayne Hills High School, where she won individual state titles in 2007 and 2008.

Alex played college golf at Vanderbilt University. She won one tournament, the 2010 SEC Championship. She qualified for the 2009 U.S. Women’s Open as an amateur but missed the cut.

Alex turned professional in 2012 following the NCAA Championship. She played on the Symetra Tour in 2012 and 2013 with a best finish of second at the 2013 Four Winds Invitational. She finished third on the money list in 2013 to earn an LPGA Tour card for 2014.

Alex has played on the LPGA Tour since 2014 and won her first event at the 2018 Cambia Portland Classic.

She won for only the second time on May 1, 2022, with a 10-under-par 274, beating the number 1 ranked Ko Jin-young by one stroke, both shooting a final round 66. Lydia Ko and Megan Khang tied for third at 276. She was ranked 61st in the world before her win, and earned 53 points for a gain of 33 rankings to 28 on May 2, 2022.

Marina Alex (courtesy LPGA Tour)
Marina Alex 911 22 Tied for 5th at LPGA Kroger Queen City Championship.mp3