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Recap: Nguyen, Sambach win One-Day at Longleaf

On Friday, June 19, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the One-Day Open Series at Longleaf Golf & Country Club. Longleaf, home to host to many Carolinas junior and amateur events, was a wonderful course for this one-day tournament. One-day tournaments are designed for golfers of all skill levels, but are a great place for development golfers to “get in to the swing of things” playing tournament golf. The goal of One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course. The event featured a field 52 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 425 members in 2014 and over 350 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf.

In the Prep Series, Elizabeth Nguyen (Pinehurst, NC 2017) shot one over par with a score of 72 to place first. Killian Casson (Greenville, NC 2015) shot two over par with a score of 73 to place second. Kendall Dobbins (Summerfield, NC 2016) and Megan Munroe (Raeford, NC 2016) both shot three over par each with scores of 74 to tie for third.

In the Futures Series, Amanda Sambach (Davidson, NC 2021) shot one over par with a score of 72 to place first. Emelia Pack (Browns Summit, NC 2019) shot nine over par with a score of 80 to place second. Madison Cross (Hickory, NC 2016) and Lauren Nee (Cary, NC 2019) both shot 10 over par each with scores of 81 to tie for third.

PKBGT returns to action next week with the PKBGT PGS JR GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP at Deep Springs Country Club in Stoneville, NC. The events bring together players from North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Virginia. The event is ranked by the GolfWeek/Titliest national rankings and is the fourth championship tournaments of the 2015 season. Who will be golden?

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers low cost, nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.

 

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Recap: Sambach wins Futures Open Championship

On Sunday, May 24, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the PKBGT FUTURES OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS at Sapona Ridge Country Club. Sapona Ridge, host to many Carolinas junior and amateur events, was a demanding course for this two-day tournament. The event featured a field 56 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 425 members in 2014 and over 350 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf. The event was the third championship tournament of the 2015 season.

In the Futures Series, Amanda Sambach (Davidson, NC 2021) shot three over par with a score of 74 to place first with a two-day total of 146. Rachel Kuehn (Asheville, NC 2019), Parker Melting (Mint Hill, NC 2018), and Carley Rudolf (Virginia Beach, VA 2019) tied for second, each with two-day totals of 153.

PKBGT returns to action in two weeks on Saturday-Sunday, June 6-7 with the Wolfpack Classic @ Lonnie Poole Golf Course at NC State University in Raleigh, NC. The event brings together players North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers low cost, nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.

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Update: Sambach leading Futures Open Championship

On Saturday, May 23, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the PKBGT FUTURES OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS at Sapona Ridge Country Club. Sapona Ridge, host to many Carolinas junior and amateur events, is a demanding course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field 56 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 425 members in 2014 and over 350 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf. The event is the third championship tournament of the 2015 season.

After round one, Amanda Sambach (Davidson, NC 2021) is leading the field by three strokes at one over par with a score of 72. Not far behind Sambach is Carley Rudolf (Virginia Beach, VA 2019) at four over par with a score of 75. Parker Melting (Mint Hill, NC 2018) and Sophie Holland (Cornelius, NC 2020) are tied for third at six over par, each with a scores of 77.

Sunny skies with temperatures in the mid 80s are in the forecast for Sunday. Looks like a beautiful day for the final round!

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers low cost, nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.

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Recap: Sumner, Sambach win One-Day at Pinehurst

On Sunday, May 17, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the One-Day Open Series at Pinehurst Resort No. 9. The course, host of the U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship Sectional Qualifier in June, was a beautiful course for the second One-Day Open Series tournament of the season. One-day tournaments are designed for golfers of all skill levels, but are a great place for development golfers to “get in to the swing of things” playing tournament golf. The goal of One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course. The event featured a field 65 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 425 members in 2014 and over 350 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf.

In the Prep Series, Kathleen Sumner (Charleston, SC 2017) shot two over par with a score of 74 to place first. Ashley Czarnecki (Greenville, SC 2016) and Kayla Ward (Raleigh, NC 2018) each shot three over par with scores of 75 to tie for second.

In the Futures Series, Amanda Sambach (Davidson, NC 2021) shot four over par with a score of 76 to place first. Bailey Davis (White Plains, MD 2021) shot nine over par with a score of 81 to place second. Kaley Barts (Apex, NC 2016), Bryson Bowman (Summerfield, NC 2017), and Lexi Lucarelli (Moncks Corner, SC 2019) all shot 11 over par with scores of 83 to tie for third.

PKBGT would also like to congratulate Kelley Topiwala (Matthews, NC 2020) on her hole-in-one on hole #12, a 105 yard par 3. This is Topiwala’s second hole-in-one in her career.

PKBGT returns to action next weekend with the PKBGT Futures Open Championship at Sapona Ridge Country Club in Lexington, NC and the PKBGT Bell Open Championship at Country Club of Salisbury in Salisbury, NC. The events bring together players from Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. The Bell Open Championship is ranked by the GolfWeek/Titliest national rankings and both are the the third championship tournaments of the 2015 season. Who will be golden?

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers low cost, nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.

 

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Update: Crowded leaderboard at MASTERS

On Saturday, April 11, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the PKBGT MASTERS at Cutter Creek Golf Club. Cutter Creek, home of the East Carolina University Pirates women’s golf team, is a demanding course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field 74 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 425 members in 2014 and over 350 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf. The event, ranked by the GolfWeek/Titliest national rankings, is the second championship tournament of the 2015 season.

In the Bell Series after round one there is a tie for first place between Aneka Seumanutafa (Frederick, MD 2019) and Sarina Sonoda (Florence, SC 2016) who are leading the field by one stroke at two under par, each with scores of 71. Not far behind the leaders are Catherine Ashworth (Fuquay-Varina, NC 2015) and Delaney Shah (North Potomac, MD 2016) are tied for third place at one under par, each with scores of 72.

In the Futures Series after round one, Amanda Sambach (Davidson, NC 2021) is leading the field by one stroke at one over par with a score of 74. Madison Elliott (Little River, SC 2017) and Muskan Uppal (Cornelius, NC 2019) are tied for second at two over par, each with scores of 75. Kendall Turner (Chesapeake, VA 2019) is in fourth at five over par with a score of 78 and Carley Rudolf (Virginia Beach, VA 2019) is in fifth place at six over par with a score of 79.

Sunny skies and temperatures in the mid 70s are in the forecast for Sunday. It should be a great weather for the final round of the tournament. Who will be golden?

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers low cost, nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.

 

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Recap: Curtis, Sambach win at UVA

On Sunday, March 29, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the Boar’s Head Inn Classic at Birdwood Golf Course. Birdwood, home to the University of Virginia women’s golf team, is an classic course with tricky, undulating greens and a wonderful host for this two-day tournament. The event featured a field 37 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 425 members in 2014 and over 350 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf.

In the Bell Series, Caroline Curtis (Richmond, VA 2019) shot three over par with a score of 75 to place first with a two-day total of 155. Aneka Seumanutafa (Frederick, MD 2019) shot seven over par with a score of 79 to place second with a two-day total of 161. Adeena Shears (Elizabeth, WV 2016) shot three over par with a score of 75 to place third with a two-day total of 162.

In the Futures Series, Amanda Sambach (Davidson, NC 2021) shot four over par with a score of 76 to place first with a two-day total of 158. Grace Daly (New York, NY 2016) and Kendall Turner (Chesapeake, VA 2019) tied for second, both with two-day totals of 163. four over par with a score of 76 to place second with a two-day total of 163. Carley Rudolf (Virginia Beach, VA 2019) shot 13 over par with a score of 85 to place fourth with a two-day total of 166.

PKBGT would also like to congratulate Grace Daly on her hole-in-one on hole #4, a 118 yard par 3. This is Daly’s first hole-in-one in her career.

PKBGT returns to action next week on Saturday, April 4 with the One-Day Open Series @ Pine Island Country Club in Charlotte, NC. One-Day tournaments are designed for golfers of all skill levels, but are a great place for development golfers to “get in to the swing of things” playing tournament golf. The goal of One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course. The event brings together players from North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Virginia.

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers low cost, nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.

 

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