- Third women’s major of the season takes place this weekend
- Nelly Korda is the defending champion, as she won the Women’s PGA Championship in 2021
The Men’s U.S. Open may have been the center of attention last weekend, but the biggest competition being staged this weekend is the Women’s PGA Championship. The best female players on the planet will be competing at Congressional County Club in Maryland, as they look to win the third major on the calendar.
Women’s PGA Championship 2022 Schedule
- When: Thursday, June 23 2022- Sunday, June 26 2022
- Where: Congressional County Club, Maryland
- How To Watch: NBC Sports/Golf Channel
Women’s PGA Championship 2022 Vegas Odds & Pick
|Jin Young Ko||+1200|
|Hye Jin Choi||+2800|
Event Details & Records
The Women’s PGA Championship is the third major on the calendar. It follows The Chevron Championship and U.S. Women’s Open, which are played earlier in the year. In 2022, this event will be staged at the Congressional County Club, as the stars compete over a total length of 6,831 yards. The course has a par 72, and a prize fund of $4.5 million has been allocated this year.
Mickey Wright is the most successful player in the history of the event, as she won four Women’s PGA Championships between 1958 and 1963. However, the best par record is held by four players. Nelly Korda, Inbee Park, Yani Tseng, and Cristie Kerr all finished -19 when winning the event. Meanwhile, the best aggregate score of 266 was set by Kim Sei-Young in 2020.
The defending champion at the event is the front-runner in the betting, as Nelly Korda looks to win a second major. She has won seven events on the LPGA Tour and finished in a tie for eighth at the U.S. Women’s Open earlier in the year. She has a solid record in the major, as she also finished third back in 2019. Her form recently has also been very solid, as she has finished in the top ten in three of her previous five appearances.
Minjee Lee is also likely to be a popular selection this weekend, as she looks for a second major victory this year. She claimed the U.S. Women’s Open in strong fashion earlier in 2022 and will be looking for a third career major success. However, her best previous finish in this major came in 2016, as she finished in a tie for 12th. Brooke Henderson is another player that’s hard to rule out. She won this major in 2016 and has finished in the top ten on three previous attempts.
Women’s PGA Championship Pick and Prediction
We think that Jennifer Kupcho offers some incredible value in the betting this weekend. She won The Chevron Championship earlier in the year and comes into the major this weekend having claimed success following a playoff against Nelly Korda in the Meijer LPGA Classic last weekend. Meanwhile, we will also be siding with Lexi Thompson this weekend, as he looks to put a difficult period of her life behind her.