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2022 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship: Schedule, how to watch, course details

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While the stakes were already high for the third major LPGA event of the season, the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, they got even higher on Tuesday at the famed Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland, when the prize pool for the 2022 KPMG Women’s Championship was announced. . The PGA Championship will double to $9 million.

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This week’s winners in Congress, which has hosted three men’s US Opens, are vying for $1.35 million in first place, with the world No. 1 in the lead. Jin Young Ko and current champion and world No. 2 Nelly Korda. Behind them is the fourth racket of the world of New Zealand. Lydia Kowith reigning US Open champion Minji Lee11-time LPGA winner Lexi Thompson and recent ShopRite LPGA Classic winner Brooke Henderson We complete the list of top contenders this week. Eighteen of the top 20 players in the Rolex ranking entered the field this year, finishing in 13th place. Daniel Kahn and No. 18 Min Ji Park not in the field.

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The prize money increase for the second-oldest women’s major is 300% more than in 2014, the year before KPMG and PGA of America teamed up with the LPGA to increase the event’s prize pool and raise the tournament’s profile to make it legendary. courses. It also nearly matched the purse at the recent US Women’s Open, which jumped to $10 million for the 2022 Pine Needles edition and netted winner Lee $1.8 million.

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How to watch the 2022 KPMG PGA Women’s Championship

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A full field of 156 players will play the opening game on Thursday in Congress with two rounds of 18-hole play. At the completion of 36 holes, the course will be reduced to 60 best ties. Coverage of the 2022 KPMG PGA Women’s Championship will air on Golf and NBC, as well as Peacock, starting with the first round on Thursday.

KPMG PGA Women’s Championship Schedule:

Day/Date

Event

Time (all times ET)

TV network

Streaming

Thursday, June 23

First round

11:00-15:00

golf channel

peacock

Friday, June 24

Second round

11:00-15:00

golf channel

peacock

Saturday, June 25

Third round

13:00–16:00

NBC

peacock

Sunday, June 26

Last round

13:00–16:00

NBC

peacock

About Congress, 2022 KPMG PGA Women’s Championship website

The 2022 KPMG Women’s PGA will be played at the Congressional Country Club’s Blue Course, the club’s original 18-hole layout. It was originally developed Deveraux Emmett in 1922 and completed in 1924, but due to several alterations in the following decades, much of Emmett’s influence was removed and changed. Credited redesigners include Donald Ross, Robert Trent Jones Sr. as well as Rhys Jones. Recently Andrew Green oversaw a complete refurbishment of the course, which was completed in 2021 and brought the venue back in line with Emmett’s original work.

Congressional championship summary includes the 1976 PGA Championship (won Dave Stockton) and a trio of men’s US Open (2011: Rory McIlroy1997: Ernie Els1964: Ken Venturi). Congress also hosted the 1995 US Senior Open, the 1959 US Women’s Amateur, and three PGA Tour tournaments.

The field will have a par 72 and will stretch for 6896 yards. Competitors can run the field up to 7,818 yards from the tips and up to 5,155 yards from the front tees. The green restoration increased the fairway from 25 acres to 46 acres, and the new greens were also larger, allowing for more varied hole spacing. The course now includes 139 bunkers (previously there were less than 100), three water hazards that come into play on four holes.

2021 KPMG PGA Women’s Championship Results

Nelly Korda picked up her sixth LPGA career win and first major title at the 2021 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, setting a tournament record of 19 under par 269 and beating the American. Lisette Salas three strokes at the Atlanta Athletic Club in Jones Creek, Georgia.

After opening 2 to 72, then 22-year-old Korda entered the fight 9 to 63 in the second round, which featured a streak of six birdies in a row, giving her a one hit lead over Salas. heading for the weekend. After 68 on Saturday, Korda shared a 54-hole lead with Salas and they both started the last round five strokes from the field.

Sunday remained a two-woman struggle for most of the day, with Korda gaining the advantage with a number 12 three-stroke turn as Salas pulled a par-5 terror and Korda made her second eagle of the day. Birdie at number 14 provided enough cushioning to soften the impact of a double bogey on par-3 15, and Korda closed with three pair for 4-under 68 and her first major title.

The win was her second consecutive victory in 2021 and third of the season, placing Korda at number one in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings. She became the first American woman to take first place after Stacey Lewis in 2014.

The NBC Golf Research Group contributed to this report.

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