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Recap: Smyth, Conner win Chanticleer Classic

On Sunday, July 19, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the Chanticleer Classic at the Hackler Course at Coastal Carolina University. The Hackler Course, home of the Coastal Carolina University Chanticleers women’s golf teams, is the only university golf course on the Grand Strand and was a great course for this two-day tournament. The event featured a field 33 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, Riley Smyth (Cary, NC 2018) shot three over par with a score of 75 to place first with a two-day total of 146.  Sarah Funderburg (Wilmington, NC 2018) shot five over par to place second with a two-day total of 150 and Maris Daquil Kawabe (Fayetteville, NC 2016) shot six over par with a score of 78 to place third with a two-day total of 157.

In the Futures Series, Amanda Conner (Irwin, PA 2017) and  Jayla Rogers (Wilmington, NC 2019) both had two-day totals of 158 forcing a sudden-death playoff. Conner made a routine par on the first playoff hole to win. Hannah Amburn (Virginia Beach, VA 2016) shot seven over par with a score of 79 to place third with a two-day total of 163.

PKBGT returns to action on Friday, July 24 with the One-Day Open Series @ Bermuda Run Country Club (West Course) in Advance, NC. The event brings together players North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West 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: Smyth, Conner leading Chanticleer Classic

On Saturday, July 18, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the Chanticleer Classic at the Hackler Course at Coastal Carolina University. The Hackler Course, home of the Coastal Carolina University Chanticleers women’s golf teams, is the only university golf course on the Grand Strand and a great course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field 33 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, Riley Smyth (Cary, NC 2018) is leading the field by two strokes at one under par with a score of 71. Not far behind Smyth is Sarah Funderburg (Wilmington, NC 2018) at one over par with a score of 73 and Megan Sabol (Martinez, GA 2016) at five over par with a score of 77.

In the Futures Series after round one, Amanda Conner (Irwin, PA 2017) is leading the field by three strokes at three over par with a score of 75. Not far behind Conner is Jordan Guyton (Columbia, SC) at six over par with a score of 78 and Jayla Rogers (Wilmington, NC 2019) at seven over par with a score of 79.

Partly cloudy skies and temperatures in the 90s are in the forecast for Sunday. Looks like a great 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: Chanticleer Classic at Coastal Carolina

On Saturday-Sunday, July 18-29, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour plays the Chanticleer Classic at the Hackler Course at Coastal Carolina University. The Hackler Course, home of the Coastal Carolina University Chanticleers women’s golf teams, is the only university golf course on the Grand Strand and a great course for this two-day tournament. The event features 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.

The Prep Series field features 14 golfers, highlighted by some standout players on the PKBGT Performance Index, including: Baylee Evans (Lancaster, SC 2018), Sarah Funderburg (Wilmington, NC 2018), Samantha Vodry (Mooresville, NC 2016), and Riley Smyth (Cary, NC 2018).

The Futures Series field features 23 golfers, highlighted by some standout players on the 2015 PKBGT Futures Series Order of Merit list, including: Amanda Conner (Irwin, PA 2017), Riley Hamilton (Reidsville, NC 2020), Madison Lewis (New Market, MD 2016), Lauren Nee (Cary, NC 2018), Jayla Rogers (Wilmington, NC 2019), and Emilee Wenmoth (Clemmons, NC 2017).

The Chanticleer Classic brings together players from Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, 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: Tindal wins Chanticleer Classic

On Sunday, February 9, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the Chanticleer Classic at The Hackler Course at Coastal Carolina University. The Hackler Course, home of the Coastal Carolina University Chanticleers men’s and women’s golf teams, is the only university golf course on the Grand Strand and a great course for this two-day tournament. The event featured a field of 28 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, Jaelyn Tindal (Rock Hill, SC 2015) shot six over par with a score of 78 to place first with a two-day total of 151. LeAnn Domitrovits (Newport, NC 2015) shot 13 over par with a score of 83 and won a scorecard playoff to place second with a two-day total of 167 and Jodee Tindal (Rock Hill, SC 2017) shot 15 over par with a score of 87 to place third with a two-day total of 167.

In the Futures Division, Ximena Name (Myrtle Beach, SC 2015) shot six over par with a score of 78 to place first with a two-day total of 162. Fiona Hebbel (Myrtle Beach, SC 2016) shot seven over par with a score of 79 to place second with a two-day total of 164 and Sophie Holland (Cornelius, NC 2020) shot 13 over par with a score of 85 to place third with a two-day total of 168.

With their victory’s, Tindal and Name both received class A exemptions into the Tournament of Champions this fall. With their runner-up finishes, Domitrovits and Hebbel both received class B exemptions into the Tournament of Champions.

PKBGT returns to action next weekend on Saturday-Sunday, February 15-16 with the Rocket Tour PLAYERS @ Chateau Elan Resort (Chateau Course). The Rocket Tour PLAYERS is the first championship event of the 2014 season and brings together players from Georgia, Kentucky, Minnesota, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, and Ontario, Canada. 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 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: Tindal leads Chanticleer Classic

On Saturday, February 8, the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the Chanticleer Classic at The Hackler Course at Coastal Carolina University. The Hackler Course, home of the Coastal Carolina University Chanticleers men’s and women’s golf teams, is the only university golf course on the Grand Strand and a great course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field of 29 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, Jaelyn Tindal (Rock Hill, SC 2015) has a commanding lead over the rest of the field at one over par with a score of 73. Not far behind Jaelyn is her sister, Jodee Tindal (Rock Hill, SC 2017), at eight over par with a score of 80 and LeAnn Domitrovits (Newport, NC 2015) at 10 over par par with a score of 82.

In the Futures Division, after round one, Kiana Jones (Columbia, SC 2016) is leading the field by one stroke at 10 over par with a score of 82. Not far behind Jones is Sophie Holland (Cornelius, NC 2020) at 11 over par with a score of 83 and Ximena Name (Myrtle Beach, SC 2015) at 12 over par a with a score of 84.

Weather for Sunday’s round looks sunny with temperatures in the high 50s and low 60s. It should be a great day to conclude of the third event of 2014!

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: Chanticleer Classic at Coastal Carolina

On Saturday-Sunday, February 8-9, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour plays the Chanticleer Classic at The Hackler Course at Coastal Carolina University. The Hackler Course, home of the Coastal Carolina University Chanticleers men’s and women’s golf teams, is the only university golf course on the Grand Strand and a great course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field of 29 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 field features 13 golfers, highlighted by last year’s champion, Juliana Sebastian (Columbia, SC 2014), who will be defending her title. Many other great golfers, including: Maddy Mcdanel (Aliquippa, PA 2016), Kathleen Sumner (Charleston, SC 2017), Jaelyn Tindal (Rock Hill, SC 2015), and Elizabeth Win (Sylvania, OH 2016), will be challenging the defending champion for her title.

The Futures Division field features 16 golfers, highlighted by some of the top performers on the 2013 PKBGT Order of Merit lists, including: Jaime Cassell (Charlotte, NC 2016), Felicia Finney (Blythewood, SC 2015), Miranda Lassiter (Chesapeake, VA 2016), and Katie Pritchett (Dry Fork, VA 2016).

The Chanticleer Classic @ The Hackler Course at Coastal Carolina University brings together players from Georgia, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South 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 400 members in 2013 and more than 200 alumni in the collegiate ranks. 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: Donovan wins PKB Foundation Classic

On Sunday, February 2, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the PKB Foundation Classic @ Mid Pines Inn & GC. Due to snow on the course on Saturday, the tournament was shortened to a one-day event on Sunday. Mid Pines, a classic Donald Ross designed course in the heart of the Sandhills of North Carolina, was named “Best U.S Restoration of the Year” in 2013 by Golf Magazine. The event features a field of 44 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, Nicolette Donovan (Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 2015) shot three over par with a score of 75 to place first. Savanah Goodman (Easley, SC 2016) shot six over par with a score of 78 to place second and Grace Massengill (Hickory, NC 2016) shot seven over par with a score of 79 to place third.

In the Futures Division, Katharina Floyd (Chapel Hill, NC 2020) shot six over par with a score of 78 to place first. Mackenzie Battle (Aberdeen, NC 2018) shot 10 over par with a score of 82 and won a scorecard-playoff to place second and Jillian Preisach (Fuquay Varina, NC 2019) shot 10 over par with a score of 82 to place third.

With their victory’s, Donovan and Floyd both received class A exemptions into the Tournament of Champions this fall. With their runner-up finishes, Goodman and Battle both received class B exemptions into the Tournament of Champions.

PKBGT returns to action next weekend on Saturday-Sunday, February 8-9 with the Chanticleer Classic @ The Hackler Course at Coastal Carolina University. The tournament brings together players from Georgia, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South 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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