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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 29th through Sunday, July 1st
 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: 16th
 Defending Champion: Janice Moodie
 Runner-Up: Pat Hurst, Grace Park
 Tournament Record: 196 (Annika Sorenstam, 1998)
 36-Hole Record: 130 (Amy Benz, 1996)
 Course Record: 63 (Se Ri Pak, 1999; Maria Hjorth, 2000)
 9-Hole Record: 29 (Betsy King, 1999)
 Total Purse: $1,200,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $180,000; 2nd Place - 111,711; 3rd Place - 81,519
 
                              2000 Finish
                              -----------
 
 Player              Score                   Player               Score
 ------              -----                   ------               -----
 Janice Moodie        203                    Vickie Odegard        206
 Pat Hurst            205                    Gail Graham           207
 Grace Park           205                    Brandie Burton        207
 Michelle Estill      206                    Carin Koch            208
 Juli Inkster         206                    Dawn Coe-Jones        208
                                             Cindy Figg-Currier    208
                                             Dina Ammaccapane      208
 
           Past ShopRite LPGA Classic Winners and Runners-up
           -------------------------------------------------
 
 2000 -- Janice Moodie (203) -- Pat Hurst, Grace Park
 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
                           ---------------------------
 
 Janice Moodie     - Defending Champion, 21st on money list, 4 top-10's
 Helen Alfredsson  - Moved up to 41st on money list with 2nd top-10 last week
 Laura Davies      - Tied for 6th last week at McDonald's, 1 win in 2001
 Sophie Gustafson  - 8th on money list with one win and three top-10's
 Pat Hurst         - A perfect 16-for-16 in cuts made with 6 top-10 finishes
 Juli Inkster      - 14th on money list with 1 victory and 4 top-10's
 Rosie Jones       - Has a win and 5 top-10's in just 11 events, 16th in money
 Lorie Kane        - Tied for 12th last week with final round of 69, 1 win
 Betsy King        - Two-time winner of this event, no top-10's in 2001
 Carin Koch        - Recorded her first career LPGA Tour win last month
 Se Ri Pak         - Two wins and three seconds this year, 3rd on money list
 Dottie Pepper     - Has finished in the top-3 six times in 2001, but no wins
 Rachel Teske      - 6th on money list with one win and three top-10 finishes
 
 Golftoday Network Selections
 -------------------------
 Pick to Win - Dottie Pepper
 Darkhorse   - Wendy Doolan
 
 Last week's Pick to win (Se Ri Pak) - Finished tied for 39th
 Last week's Darkhorse (Sherri Steinhauer) - Missed the cut
 
 NOTES:
      Janice Moodie became the fifth wire-to-wire winner of this event,
 as she defeated Pat Hurst and Grace Park by two shots for the victory.
 Moodie opened with a five-under 66 and added a 68 in round two for a
 two-shot lead over Maria Hjorth, who tied the course record with a
 sizzling 63. Moodie closed out her first career LPGA Tour win with a
 69 for a three-day total of 203. Hurst closed with a 64 to tie Grace
 Park for second while Hjorth shot a 78 to tie for 44th. Moodie is
 attempting to become the first player in tournament history to win
 this event two straight years. Juli Inkster and Betsy King are the only
 two-time winners of this event. Inkster has finished in the top-10 at this
 event nine times, including last year's fourth-place finish while Beth
 Daniel and Rosie Jones have seven top-10's. King, who set a nine-hole
 record of 29 in 1999, has finished in the top-10 six times. There have
 been 16 holes-in-one at this event, including one last year by Jean Zedlitz.
 Seaview hosted this event the first two years of its existence followed by
 Greate Bay Resort and Country Club the next 10 years, before returning to
 Seaview in 1998. The purse was increased by $100,000 from last year.
 There have been only two playoffs in tournament history, the last coming in
 1992 when Anne-Marie Palli defeated Laura Davies on the first playoff hole.
 The LPGA Tour moves to Ohio next week for the Jamie Farr Kroger Classic at
 Highland Meadows Golf Club where Annika Sorenstam will defend her title.
 

 

 

 

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