Shoprite LPGA Classic
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Preivew of this years tournament
News and report from the 1st round
Scores from the 1st round
News and report from the 2nd round
Scores from the 2nd round
News and report from the 3rd round
Scores from the 3rd round
Golf Today report of last years event
 Dates: Friday, June 30th through Sunday, July 2nd
 Site: Seaview Marriott Resort (Bay Course), Galloway, New Jersey
 Course Architect: Donald Ross (1914)
 Par: 71
 Yardage: 6,051
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 345 yds         10 - Par 4 403 yds
               2 - Par 4 407 yds         11 - Par 3 187 yds
               3 - Par 5 475 yds         12 - Par 4 371 yds
               4 - Par 4 344 yds         13 - Par 3 114 yds
               5 - Par 4 302 yds         14 - Par 3 185 yds
               6 - Par 4 384 yds         15 - Par 4 325 yds
               7 - Par 3 182 yds         16 - Par 5 481 yds
               8 - Par 4 319 yds         17 - Par 4 337 yds
               9 - Par 4 382 yds         18 - Par 5 508 yds
                   -------------              -------------
                    36 3,140 yds               35 2,911 yds
 
 Annual: 15th
 Defending Champion: Se Ri Pak
 Runner-Up: Trish Johnson
 Tournament Record: 196 (Annika Sorenstam, 1998)
 36-Hole Record: 130 (Amy Benz, 1996)
 Course Record: 63 (Se Ri Pak, 1999)
 9-Hole Record: 29 (Betsy King, 1999)
 Total Purse: $1,100,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $165,000; 2nd Place - 102,402; 3rd Place - 74,725
 
                              1999 Finish
                              -----------
 
 Player              Score                   Player               Score
 ------              -----                   ------               -----
 Se Ri Pak            198                    Annika Sorenstam      206
 Trish Johnson        200                    Suzanne Strudwick     206
 Juli Inkster         203                    Betsy King            206
 Rosie Jones          204                    Wendy Doolan          206
 Emilee Klein         205                    Four players at       207
 
           Past ShopRite LPGA Classic Winners and Runners-up
           -------------------------------------------------
 
 1999 -- Se Ri Pak (198) -- Trish Johnson
 1998 -- Annika Sorenstam (196) -- Juli Inkster
 1997 -- Michelle McGann (201) -- Annika Sorenstam
 1996 -- Dottie Pepper (202) -- Amy Benz
 1995 -- Betsy King (204) -- Rosie Jones, Beth Daniel
 1994 -- Donna Andrews (207) -- Michelle Estill
 1993 -- Shelley Hamlin (204) -- Judy Dickinson, Amy Benz, Beth Daniel
 1992 -- *Anne-Marie Palli (207) -- Laura Davies
 1991 -- Jane Geddes (208) -- Cindy Schreyer, Amy Alcott
 1990 -- Chris Johnson (275) -- Pamela Wright
 1989 -- Nancy Lopez (209) -- Chris Johnson, Vicki Fergon
 1988 -- *Juli Inkster (206) -- Beth Daniel
 1987 -- Betsy King (207) -- Nancy Lopez
 1986 -- Juli Inkster (209) -- Patti Rizzo
 
 * - Won in Playoff.
 
 Note: Formerly called Atlantic City Classic (1986-91).
 
                      Top Contenders in the Field
                      ---------------------------
 
 Se Ri Pak         - Defending Champion, 5 top-10's in 11 tournaments
 Helen Alfredsson  - Has made 7 of 11 cuts this year with no top-10 finishes
 Brandie Burton    - 21st on money list, two-time runner-up this year
 Stefania Croce    - Lost in a playoff last week, moved up to 34th on money list
 Laura Davies      - 27 of 48 rounds under par, has two wins this year
 Sophie Gustafson  - 19th on money list with one win and two top-10's
 Pat Hurst         - 4th in birdies, 7th on money list with one win and 2 seconds
 Juli Inkster      - Won last week's LPGA Championship, 2nd in scoring
 Lorie Kane        - Has made 13 of 17 cuts thi syear with 4 top-10 finishes
 Betsy King        - Two-time winner this year, 9th on money list
 Michelle McGann   - Won this event in 1997, 32nd on money list, 3 top-10's
 Liselotte Neumann - 9th in putting, has failed to crack the top-10 in 2000
 Grace Park        - Won Greens.com Classic, 23rd on money list, 2 top-10's
 Dottie Pepper     - 4th in scoring, two-time runner-up this season
 Nancy Scranton    - Tied for 3rd last week with final round of 73
 Char. Sorenstam   - Recorded first career win earlier this year, 12th in money
 Sherri Steinhauer - 9 top-10's in 18 events, 2nd in birdies, 8th on money list

 

 

 

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