India’s Aditi Ashok put together a solid second round of three-under 69 but it was not enough to see her progress to the third round at the Meijer LPGA Classic here.

She moved to even par for 36 holes but the cut fell at 2-under. Aditi was T-91 and missed her fourth cut in 12 starts.


Meanwhile, Jennifer Kupcho (63-67) grabbed a two-shot lead, while defending champion Nelly Korda, who was out of action in March with a blood clot in her left arm, raced to second place with 67-65.

This is only the fifth start in 2022 for Korda. She was T-4 at Tournament of Champions, T-20 at Gainbridge and T-15 at Drive On in March. After that she played only the US Women's Open, where she was T-8. Korda's five birdies included two back-to-back efforts on holes 17 and 18 and before that she had a hole-out eagle on the par-5 14th.

Carlota Ciganda (68-65) had two eagles in the second round as she shot 65 and moved to third place.

Two-time Meijer LPGA Classic winner Brooke Henderson (68-66) is two shots back of Korda, and four shots out of the lead, after two windy rounds at Blythefield Country Club.