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Lexi Thompson fined for slow play

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Jun 26, 2022; Bethesda, Maryland, USA; Lexi Thompson plays her shot on the 17th hole during the final round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament at Congressional Country Club. Mandatory Credit: Scott Taetsch-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Scott Taetsch-USA TODAY Sports

Lexi Thompson was fined $2,000 for slow play at the KPMG Women’s PGA.

Thompson and Hye-Jin Choi were fined after being put on the clock with two holes remaining. The final group played 18 holes in five hours, 45 minutes on Sunday, which pushed television coverage from NBC to CNBC.

In that closing stretch, Thompson lost a two-stroke lead to eventual winner In Gee Chun.

Thompson bogeyed four of the final nine holes at Congressional, finishing one shot behind Chun. It was the fourth runner-up finish for Thompson in a major.

–Field Level Media