On Saturday, May 2, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the Pennsylvania Classic at Heritage Hills Golf Resort. Heritage Hills, host of the state’s Interscholastic Athletic Association state championship for over 10 years and host to many prestigious junior tournament, is a great course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field 26 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 Futures Series after round one, Caroline Wrigley (Wexford, PA 2019) is leading the field by three strokes at two over par with a score of 74. Not far behind Wrigley is Gabriella Kim (Wayne, PA 2017) at five over par with a score of 77 and Kendel Abrams (New Freedom, PA 2018) at six over par with a score of 78.
Sunny skies with temperatures in the low 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 336-347-8537.