2022 AmazingCre Portland Classic: How To Watch Who Plays In LPGA’s Longest Running Non-Major

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Nelly Korda of the United States hits her tee shot on the 2nd hole during the third round of the CP Women’s Open.

After the inaugural Kroger Queen City Championship last week in Cincinnati, Ohio, (won by Ally Ewing), the LPGA moves west to Oregon for the tour’s longest-running non-major event at the AmazingCre Portland Classic, where players compete for a $1,500,000 prize pool. After a year at the Oregon Golf Club, the tournament returns to the Columbia Edgewater Country Club, where the event will take place for the 35th time.

The news broke on Tuesday that defending champion and number 1 in the world Jin Young Ko withdrew from the tournament, citing a nagging wrist injury. However, 2020 champion Georgia Hallwho won the tournament the last time it was held at Columbia Edgewater CC, it will play alongside the world’s No. 2 in Portland Nelly Kordawho will make her tournament debut as the top-ranked player in the field.

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How the . to watch 2022 AmazingCre Portland Classic

Coverage of the 2022 AmazingCre Portland Classic from Columbia Edgewater Country Club in Portland, Oregon can be found on Golf Channel, with streaming options always available on any mobile device and online through NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.

  • Thursday September 15: 3-6pm ET, wave channel

  • Friday September 16: 3-6pm ET, wave channel

  • Saturday September 17: 3-6pm ET, wave channel

  • Sunday, September 18: 3-6pm ET, wave channel

Who’s playing in the AmazingCre Portland Classic of 2022

Along with Hall and Korda, the field features two-time Portland winner Brooke Henderson (2015, 2016), who also won the Amundi Evian Championship this year along with previous champions Hannah Green (2019) and Marina Alex (2018). Other notable names in the field at Columbia Edgewater CC include more than a dozen major LPGA winners, including:

  • Patty Tavatanakit

  • So Yeon Ryu

  • A Lim Kim

  • Angela Stanford

  • Na Yeon Choic

  • Sung Hyun Park

  • Pernilla Lindberg

  • Hinako Shibuno

  • Mo Martin

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Past five Portland Classic champions

YEAR

WINNER

SCORE

MARGIN

SECOND PLACE

2021

Jin Young Ko

11-under 205

4 strokes

Jeongeun Lee5, so oh

2020

Georgia Hall

12-under 204

Play off

Ashleigh Buhai

2019

Hannah Green

21-under 267

1 stick

Yealimi Noho

2018

Marina Alex

19-under 269

4 strokes

Georgia Hall

2017

Stacy Lewis

20-under 268

1 stroke

In Gee Chun

Last time at the Portland Classic

Jin Young Ko, who was ranked #2 in the Rolex rankings and played in its first event in six weeks, dominated the field during the rain-shortened 2021 Cambia Portland Classic. After the game was canceled on Saturday due to weather, Ko finished Sunday with a bogey-free 69 to beat Jeongeun Lee5 and so oh by four strokes to earn her ninth LPGA Tour win.

More about Columbia Edgewater Country Club

Columbia Edgewater CC, opened in 1925 and designed by AV Macanwill play as par 72 with an official yardage of 6,478 yards.

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This year marks the 35th time Columbia Edgewater is hosting the LPGA Tour. But it has also hosted the Men’s Oregon State Amateur nine times and the Men’s Oregon Open four times between 1928 and 2020. The first two editions of the Portland Classic, initially held at Portland Golf Club in 1972 and 1973, were won by: Kathy Whitworth before the tournament moved to Columbia Edgewater in 1974, where: Joanne Carner won the title.

Sei Young Kim set the course record in 2019 with an 11-under 61 in the second round.

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2022 AmazingCre Portland Classic: How To Watch Who Plays In LPGA’s Longest Running Non-Major Originally appeared on NBCSports.com