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Final Field Nearly Set as ShopRite LPGA Classic Sets Schedule of Events for the Week

The week kicks off with a qualifier on Memorial Day.

With just the LPGA Qualifier left for Monday morning, the final field for the has been set, as has the full list of events for tournament week, which lasts from Monday, May 28-Sunday, June 3.

The 54-hole, $1.5 million purse tournament itself takes place on the historic Bay Course at the , and features 94 of the top 100 players on the LPGA Money List, and will be aired live on The Golf Channel.

Players include No. 1 Yani Tseng, and Sybase Match Play Champion Azahara Munoz.

The were extended to 2010 and 2012 Southeastern Conference (SEC) Player of the Year Marina Alex and Meghan Stasi, who is currently ranked #3 by Golfweek/Amateurgolf.com. Both are New Jersey natives.

Prior to and during the tournament, there will be plenty of other activities related to the tournament. The full schedule reads as follows:

Monday, May 28
•       All Day - Professional practice rounds (open to the public, free admission)
•       8 a.m. - LPGA Qualifier (open to the public)

Tuesday, May 29
•       All Day - Professional practice rounds (open to the public, free admission)
•       3 p.m. - at Seaview's Bay Course, 18th hole

Wednesday, May 30
•       Official Pro-Am, Day One (open to the public, free admission)

Thursday, May 31
•       Official Pro-Am, Day Two (open to the public, free admission)
•       The Phillie Phanatic will visit the ShopRite LPGA Classic between noon and 1 p.m.

Friday, June 1
•       Round one
•       Chateau Ste. Michelle Wine Tasting noon-2 p.m. (behind 1st tee)
•       Autograph signing session with Brittany Lincicome, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Expo Booth about 3 p.m.
•       *Golf Channel live coverage 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 2
•       Round two
•       Chateau Ste. Michelle Wine Tasting noon-2 p.m. (behind 1st tee)
•       Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Junior Golf Show Presented by South Jersey Industries 2 p.m. (driving range at Seaview)
•       Autograph signing session with Michelle Wie, Kia Expo Booth about 3 p.m.
•       *Golf Channel live coverage 2:30-6 p.m. Note: new expanded live coverage times

Sunday, June 3
•       Final round
•       Chateau Ste. Michelle Wine Tasting noon-2 p.m. (behind 1st tee)
•       *Golf Channel live coverage 2-6 p.m. Note: new expanded live coverage times
•       Award ceremony immediately following play

(Times subject to change)

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