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Recap: Turk wins Bash at the Bay

On Sunday, June 15, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the Bash at the Bay Classic at the Golden Horseshoe Golf Club (Green Course). The course is host to multiple college events and is a great course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field of 24 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 375 members in 2013 and 262 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf.

The Bell Division-Prep Series, Katie Turk (Blacksburg, VA 2015) shot nine over par with a score of 81 with a two-day total of 157 to place first. Emily Salamy (Williamsburg, VA 2015) shot five over par with a score of 77 with a two-day total of 161 to place second and Lena Capoccia (Bethesda, MD 2018) shot nine over par with a score of 81 with a two-day total of 162 to place third.

The Futures Division, Rebecca DiNunzio (Norfolk, VA 2019) shot eight over par with a score of 80 with a two-day total of 152 to place first. Ciaran Carlile (Evans, GA 2015) shot seven over par with a score of 79 with a two-day total of 160 to place second and Kendall Turner (Chesapeake, VA 2019) shot eight over par with a score of 82 with a two-day total of 162 to place third.

With their victory’s, Turk and DiNunzio both received class A exemptions into the Tournament of Champions this fall. With their runner-up finishes, Salamy and Carlile both received class C exemptions into the Tournament of Champions.

PKBGT returns to action on Thursday-Friday, June 19-20 with the PGS JR GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP @ Bryan Park Golf Course (Champions Course) in Greensboro, NC. The event is the fourth championship event of the season and brings together players from North 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 affordable, high-quality nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. The PKBGT is the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 375 members in 2013 and 262 girls playing in or committed to 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: Turk leads Bash at the Bay

On Saturday, June 14, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the Bash at the Bay Classic at the Golden Horseshoe Golf Club (Green Course). The course is host to multiple college events and is a great course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field of 26 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 375 members in 2013 and 262 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf.

The Bell Division-Prep Series, after round one, Katie Turk (Blacksburg, VA 2015) is leading the field by five strokes at four over par with a score of 76. Not far behind Turk is Lena Capoccia (Bethesda, MD 2018) and Eunbbie Kim (Potomac, MD 2015) both shot nine over par each with scores of 81.

The Futures Division, after round one, Rebecca DiNunzio (Norfolk, VA 2019) has a commanding lead over the rest of the field after shooting even par with a score of 72. Ciaran Carlile (Evans, GA 2015) shot nine over par with a score of 81 and Kendall Turner (Chesapeake, VA 2019) shot 10 over par with a score of 82.

Weather for Sunday’s round looks fantastic with sunny skies temperatures in the 80s. Looks like a great day to conclude the Bash at the Bay Classic!

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 affordable, high-quality nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. The PKBGT is the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 375 members in 2013 and 262 girls playing in or committed to 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: Hartsell wins One-Day Open at Rock Barn

On Wednesday, June 11, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the One-Day Open Series at Rock Barn Golf & Spa (Jackson Course). Rock Barn is home to the PGA Champions Tour Greater Hickory Kia Classic and the Jackson Course is an iconic course for the first one-day tournament of the 2014 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 of 30 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 375 members in 2013 and 262 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf.

The Bell Division-Prep Series, Abbey Hartsell (Hickory, NC 2015) shot eight over par with a score of 79 to place first. Hartsell is the first player in PKB Tour history to win the same event three years in a row. Way to go, Abbey! Roshnee Sharma (Waxhaw, NC 2016) shot 11 over par and won a scorecard playoff to place second and Grace Massengill (Hickory, NC 2016) shot 11 over par with a score of 82 to place third.

The Futures Division, Taylor Scovel (Charlotte, NC 2015) shot three over par with a score of 74 to place first. Alexandria Bare (Kannapolis, NC 2015) shot seven over par with a score of 78 to place second and Sophie Holland (Cornelius, NC 2020) shot 13 over par par with a score of 84 and won a scorecard playoff to place third.

With their victory’s, Hartsell and Scovel both received class A exemptions into the Tournament of Champions this fall. With their runner-up finishes, Sharma, Massengill, and Bare both received class C exemptions into the Tournament of Champions.

PKBGT returns to action on Saturday-Sunday, June 14-15 with the Bash at the Bay Classic @ Golden Horseshoe Golf Club (Green Course) in Williamsburg, VA. The course is host to multiple college events & is a great course for the Bash at the Bay Classic. The tournament brings together players from event brings together players from Georgia, Maryland, North 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 affordable, high-quality nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. The PKBGT is the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 375 members in 2013 and 262 girls playing in or committed to 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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Preview: Bash at the Bay Classic at Golden Horseshoe

On Saturday-Saturday, June 14-15, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour plays the Bash at the Bay Classic at the Golden Horseshoe Golf Club (Green Course). The course is host to multiple college events and is a great course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field of 26 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 375 members in 2013 and 262 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf.

The Bell Division-Prep Series field features 9 golfers, highlighted some standout players on the PKBGT Performance Index, including: Lena Capoccia (Bethesda, MD 2018), Emily Salamy (Williamsburg, VA 2015), Kelly Salamy (Williamsburg, VA 2020), and Katie Turk (Blacksburg, VA 2015).

The Futures Division field features 17 golfers, highlighted by five of the top-50 players on the 2014 PKBGT Order of Merit lists, including: Rebecca DiNunzio (Norfolk, VA 2019) in 11th position, Ciaran Carlile (Evans, GA 2015) in 13th position, Kendall Turner (Chesapeake, VA 2019) in 24th position, Jaden Harman (Grottoes, VA 2019) in 38th position, and Cassie Robinson (Emporia, VA 2019) in 43rd position.

The Bash at the Bay Classic brings together players from event brings together players from Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, and Virginia. It should be a great tournament!

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 affordable, high-quality nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. The PKBGT is the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 375 members in 2013 and 262 girls playing in or committed to 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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