Here are five storylines to follow this week at the $1.5 million ShopRite LPGA Classic on the Bay Course at Seaview Resort in Galloway Township.

Can Tseng continue her dominance?

Yani Tseng, the world's No. 1 women's player, won three of the LPGA's first five tournaments this year. Her last victory came March 26 at the Kia Classic in Carlsbad, Calif. Tseng was troubled by putting woes at the Sybase Match Play Championship two weeks ago and lost in the third round.

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Update: After a rough start on the first day of the Classic, Tseng came back with a 4-under-par 67 on Saturday. She hit the ball better and putted well, putting together a solid round. She was tied for seventh place heading into the final day.

Can past Classic champions succeed again?

The field features six players - Janice Moodie (2000), Seon Hwa Lee (2006), Cristie Kerr (2004), Angela Stanford (2003), Ai Miyazato (2010) and Brittany Lincicome (2011) - who have won the Classic. Can they duplicate their past success on the Bay Course? Miyazato and Stanford won events this year.

Update: Tseng has the best scores of the past winners jumping up to tie for seventh with a 4-under, but she has a way to go to catch Stacy Lewis, who leads the tournament at 12-under. The rest of the former winners are in the field for the final round today, except for Moodie, who did not make the cut.

Can Michelle Wie find her game?

Once billed as the future of women's golf, Michelle Wie, 22, has struggled in 2012. She has missed three straight cuts and her best finish is a tie for 38th at the Honda LPGA Thailand.

Update: Wie's problems continue as she shot 5-over on Saturday for a 12-over two-day total. She finished the tournament in a tie for 127th out of 144 golfers and missed her fourth straight cut.

Americans to watch

Stacy Lewis held off Lexi Thompson to win the last LPGA full-field event - the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic on April 29. Lewis shot a final-round 69, while Thompson shot 65. Can the duo build on that momentum this week?

Update: Lewis is poised to win her second stroke-play tournament in a row. She has a six-stroke lead at 12-under after shooting another round of 65. Paula Creamer is the next American on the leaderboard. She is in a tie for third at 5-under.

South Korean players

Players from South Korea can never be overlooked when the LPGA plays. Three of the world's top-10 players are from South Korea, including No. 2 Na Yeon Choi and No. 8 I.K. Kim. Both will tee it up at the Classic as will No. 14 Sun Young Yoo, who in April won the LPGA's first major of the season - the Kraft Nabisco Championship.

Update: The highest South Koreans on the leaderboard are So Yeon Ryu and Hee-Won Han. Ryu is tied for third at 5-under and Han is tied for seventh at 3-under. Overall, 19 South Koreans made the cut.

Susan Lulgjuraj


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