Jennifer Kupcho, Lizette Salas lead LPGA Tour team event

by | Jul 15, 2022 | Sports

MIDLAND, Mich. — Jennifer Kupcho and Lizette Salas shot a 6-under 64 in alternate-shot play Friday to take a four-stroke lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational.Kupcho and Salas had a 17-under 193 total with a better-ball round left at Midland Country Club in the LPGA Tour’s lone team event. The U.S. Solheim Cup partners birdied three of the last five holes in a bogey-free round.“We were just out there playing,” Kupcho said. “I feel like that’s what we’re best at, is having fun together. I feel like we definitely did that today, and that’s how we were so calm in shooting that.”Kupcho has broken through this year with her first two LPGA Tour titles, taking the major Chevron Championship in early April in the California desert and the Meijer LPGA Classic last month in Belmont, Michigan.“She’s such a great putter and she made a bunch of clutch putts,” Salas said. “I did my job on the back side when we got into some trouble. We kind of both exchanged sorries and came out with par.”Salas won the 2014 Kingsmill Championship for her …

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