Jennifer Kupcho Wins Chevron Championship


Jennifer Kupcho got her first LPGA Tour win and first major, capturing the Chevron Championship by 2-shots over Jessica Korda. Kupcho finished at 14-under after a final-round +2 (74), but started the final round with a 6-shot lead and no one got closer than two shots.

When her lead was cut to two after a couple of shaky holes, that’s when Kupcho responded with this:

This was the last time the Chevron Championship (formerly the Dinah Shore Classic, the Nabisco Championship, the Kraft Nabisco Championship, and ANA Inspiration) will be held at the Mission Hills Club in Rancho Mirage California, and the last time the winner will get take a celebration leap into Poppie’s Pond, in my opinion the best victory celebration in sports.

The top point earner for the LPGA Golf Pool is Andrew Corner (again), with 35 points.

Points for Chevron Championship

1Jennifer Kupcho15
2Jessica Korda10
3Pia Babnik9
4Hinako Shubuno*8
4Celine Boutier8
4Lexi Thompson8
4Patty Tavatanakit8
8Alison Lee4
8Hannah Green4
8Nanna Koerstz Madsen4
8Hyo Joo Kim4

* indicates not in the pool

The shot of the day belonged to Chella Choi, making an ace and winning a BMW.

Here are highlights from LPGA’s Youtube page:

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