LPGA in Galloway

54 Holes. $1.5 million. 144 of the best female golfers in the world. All will converge at Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club in Galloway, NJ for the ShopRite LPGA Classic held May 28-June 3, 2012.

The LPGA Classic is one of Southern New Jersey’s best events. The event is ladies professional golf at its best with the biggest names in the sport attending. A more beautiful facility could not be chosen. Although the “Seaview” has changes ownership a few times in the last decade, the facilty could not be better.

Now owned by Stockton State College, the Seaview is a grand hotel, banquet, and restaurant with two very popular 18 hole golf courses. The fact that a televised LPGA event takes place at the Seaview speaks volumes about the quality of the courses.

The Seaview has beautiful views of the water and the Atlantic City Skyline. The entire property is landscaped like a park. Many of the events are free to attend this weekend, enjoy.

Here is some of what’s happening this weekend.

Free Wine Tasting
Chateau Ste. Michelle will be hosting a wine tasting that is free to the public. Click here for more info.

Michelle Wie Autograph Signing
Kia will host an autograph signing session for the public with LPGA Tour star Michelle Wie.

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Junior Golf Show Presented by South Jersey Industries
Saturday, June 2 from 2-3 p.m. at Seaview’s driving range.

Phillies Phanatic Appearance
The Phillies Phanatic is coming to the ShopRite LPGA Classic!

THE TOURNAMENT

Format: Three days, 54-hole stroke play
Field: 144 players
Purse: $1.5 million, $225,000 winner’s check
Course: Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club, Bay Course

Monday, May 28
•All Day – Professional practice rounds (open to the public, free admission)
• 8:00 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. – Million Dollar Shootout at Seaview’s Bay Course, 18th hole

Wednesday, May 30

•Official Pro-Am, Day One (open to the public, free admission)
•Pro-Am Celebration (invitation only)

Thursday, May 31

•Official Pro-Am, Day Two (open to the public, free admission)

Friday, June 1
•Round one
•Chateau Ste. Michelle Wine Tasting 12:00-2:00 p.m. (behind 1st tee)
•Autograph signing session with Brittany Lincicome courtesy of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (afternoon, final time TBD)
•Golf Channel live coverage 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 2
•Round two
•Chateau Ste. Michelle Wine Tasting 12:00-2:00 p.m. (behind 1st tee)
•Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Junior Golf Show Presented by South Jersey Industries 2:00 p.m. (driving range at Seaview)
•Autograph signing session with Michelle Wie courtesy of Kia (afternoon, final time TBD)
•Golf Channel live coverage 4:00-6:00 p.m.
• Cut to low 70 plus ties

Sunday, June 3
•Final round
•Chateau Ste. Michelle Wine Tasting 12:00-2:00 p.m. (behind 1st tee)
•Golf Channel live coverage 4:00-6:00 p.m.
• Awards ceremony immediately following play

(All times subject to change)

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