She laid up and made birdie the conventional way, and relied on a 3-wood and a 4-iron to set up birdie on the 528-yard seventh hole with water guarding the front of the green.
The 22-year-old Green's best previous finish at a major was a tie for 16th at last year's ANA Inspiration. "It just kept feeling like I just wanted to play even par, and that's kind of what was in my mind".
Wie, who was nicknamed "Golf's Tigress" and who signed multi-million dollar contracts as a s16-year-old, knows her days as a pro may be limited and she is determined to appreciate her time left out there on the fairways. Check in for highlights from every tournament plus player interviews, player profiles, tournament previews, swing analysis and all the greatest shots and incredible moments. "That's my first one all week", Green said.
On Saturday night, Webb prepared an Aussie BBQ back at the house she shared with Green, Su Oh and two current scholarship recipients, Grace Kim and Becky Kay, who accessorized their wild costumes on Sunday with an Aussie flag cape, thick headband and fake moustache.
Jutanugarn said regarding her quest for a win in 2019 after capturing three titles a year ago, "It's really a challenge, but I just felt like it's life".
Nick Taylor of Abbotsford, B.C., was tied for 61st at 1-under 69, Adam Hadwin, also from Abbotsford, was in a group tied for 87th at even-par 70.
"This is my first time in this position so I feel I will be a little nervous tomorrow", Green said. She doesn't own rain trousers - they're too noisy and baggy - and her boyfriend, touring pro Jarryd Felton, had to run back to the house to get her jacket.
Now, that player, who is closer to the end of her career than the beginning, is paying it forward for the next generation.
"Clearly she loves the game and she's passionate about it, and she's not out there just because she's a golfer". She's done that for us.
Hannah Green, of Australia, watches her putt on the 18th green during the second round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament, Friday, June 21, 2019, in Chaska, Minn. "I'm really grateful that she's given so much to so many people".
Ariya said she is trying to keep things in perspective this week. They are American Angel Yin of Monterey Park, CA, Thailand's Moriya Jutanugarn, Spain's Carlota Ciganda, New Zealand's Lydia Ko, and three more South Koreans-Chella Choi, So Yeon Ryu and Mirim Lee.
Ariya, who has 10 LPGA victories, including two majors, the 2018 U.S. Women's Open and the 2016 Women's British Open, was happy with her form at the tournament so far.