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Recap: Kim, Alhemoud win Black-Eyed Susan Classic

On Thursday, July 30, the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the Black-Eyed Susan Classic at Green Spring Valley Hunt Club. The course hosted a USGA US Junior Girls Championship and was a fantastic course for Mid-Atlantic Series finale. The top-three finishers in the the Mid-Atlantic Series will received invitations to the 2015 PKBGT Invitational. The event featured a field 21 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, Gabriella Kim (Wayne, PA 2017) shot two over par with a score of 74 to place first with a two-day total of 152. Lena Capoccia (Bethesda, MD 2018) shot even par with a score of 72 to place second with a two-day total of 153 and Cassandra Lee (Wayne, NJ 2018) shot six over par with a score of 78 to place third with a two-day total of 157.

In the Futures Series, Julia Alhemoud (Pittsburgh, PA 2017) shot six over par with a score of 78 to place first with a two-day total of 149. Jessica Rathbone (Montpelier, VA 2020) shot eight over par with a score of 78 to place second with a two-day total of 158 and Natalie Welsh (Valencia, PA 2018) shot 11 over par with a score of 83 to place third with a two-day total of 163.

PKBGT returns to action on Sunday, August 2 with the One-Day Open Series at Rocky River Golf Club in Concord, NC. The event brings together players North Carolina and South Carolina..

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: Simpson, Alhemoud leading Black-Eyed Susan Classic

On Wednesday, July 29, the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the Black-Eyed Susan Classic at Green Spring Valley Hunt Club. The course hosted a USGA US Junior Girls Championship and is a fantastic course for Mid-Atlantic Series finale. The top-three finishers in the the Mid-Atlantic Series will receive invitations to the 2015 PKBGT Invitational. The event features a field 21 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 after round one, Charlotte Simpson (Towson, MD 2017) is leading the field by three strokes at three over par with a score of 75. Not far behind Simpson is Gabriella Kim (Wayne, PA 2017) at six over par with a score of 78, Julia Calomiris (Washington, DC 2018) and Cassandra Lee (Wayne, NJ 2018) tied at seven over par each with a scores of 79.

In the Futures Series after round one, Julia Alhemoud (Pittsburgh, PA 2017) is leading the field by nine strokes at one under par with a score of 71. Jessica Rathbone (Montpelier, VA 2020) and Natalie Welsh (Valencia, PA 2018) are tied for second at eight over par each with scores of 80.

Sunny skies and temperatures in the 90s are in the forecast for Thursday. 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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Preview: Black-Eyed Susan Classic at GSV Hunt Club

On Wednesday-Thursday, July 29-30, the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour plays the Black-Eyed Susan Classic at Green Spring Valley Hunt Club. The course hosted a USGA US Junior Girls Championship and is a fantastic course for Mid-Atlantic Series finale. The top-three finishers in the the Mid-Atlantic Series will receive invitations to the 2015 PKBGT Invitational. The event features a field 21 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 Prep Series field features 13 golfers, highlighted some standout players on the 2015 PKBGT Performance Index, including: Julia Calomiris (Washington, DC 2018), Josephine Jung (Ellicott City, MD 2016), Gabriella Kim (Wayne, PA 2017), Casey Morrow (Mars, PA 2017), and Sirena Walsh (Chantilly, VA 2016).

The Futures Series field features 8 golfers, highlighted by some standout players on the 2015 Futures Series Order of Merit list, including: Jessica Rathbone (Montpelier, VA 2020), Natalie Welsh (Valencia, PA 2018), and Joddie Zeng (Potomac, MD 2018).

The Black-Eyed Susan Classic brings together players from the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. It should be a great event!

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: Battle, Alhemoud win One-Day Open at Chapel Hill

On Friday, July 24, the 2015 played the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour plays the One-Day Open Series at Chapel Hill Country Club. 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 39 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, Mackenzie Battle (Aberdeen, NC, 2018) claimed her first PKBGT victory with a 5-over par 77, a 3 shot victory over Madison Isaacson (Greensboro, NC, 2018).

In the Futures Series, PKBGT newcomer Julia Alhemoud (Pittsburgh, PA, 2017) claimed the title with an even par 73.  Recent Futures Series champion at Bermuda Run CC Emilee Wenmoth (Clemmons, NC 2017) continued her strong play with a 2nd place finish two shots back.

PKBGT returns to action on Wednesday, July 29 with the Black Eyed Susan Classic at Green Spring Valley Hunt Club in Owings Mill, MD.

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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