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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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Update: Tight leaderboard at TOURNEY OF CHAMPS

On Saturday, September 20, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS at Dolphin Head Golf Club. Although the threat for thunderstorms was imminent throughout the round, the girls were able to finish the round only having to deal with a light shower. The course is a Gary Player design and is a favorite among the Island courses. The event features a field 17 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.

In the Bell Division, after round one, Caroline Curtis (Glen Allen, VA 2019) and Delaney Shah (North Potomac, MD 2016) are tied for first at two over par with a score of 74. Not far behind the leaders is Adeena Shears (Elizabeth, WV 2016) at four over par with a score of 76 and
Caroline Cahill (Wilmington, NC 2017) at five over par with a score of 77.

In the Futures Division, after round one, Rebecca DiNunzio (Norfolk, VA 2019) is leading the field by five strokes at one over par with a score of 73. Not far behind DiNunzio is Katharina Floyd (Chapel Hill, NC 2020) and Sirena Walsh (Chantilly, VA 2016) are tied for second at six over par each with a scores of 78.

Weather for Sunday’s round looks fantastic, with partly cloudy skies with temperatures in the mid 80s. It should be a great day to conclude the TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS.

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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