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Recap: Freed wins Commonwealth Classic

On Saturday, August 1, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the Commonwealth Classic at Lexington Golf & Country Club. The course is home to Washington & Lee University golf teams and was a great course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field of 12 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-Prep Series, Elizaveta Freed (Alexandria, VA 2014) shot two over par with a score of 74 to place first with a two-day total of 147. Eunbbie Kim (Potomac, MD 2015) shot six over par with a score of 78 to place second with a two-day total of 157. Graysen Bright (Rockville, MD 2015) shot six over par with a score of 78 to place third with a two-day total of 160.

With her victory, Freed received a class A exemptions into the Tournament of Champions this fall. With her runner-up finish, Kim received a class C exemptions into the Tournament of Champions.

PKBGT returns to action on Monday, August with the One-Day Open Series @ Chapel Hill CC in Chapel Hill, NC. The event brings together players from North Carolina and Pennsylvania.

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: Freed leads Commonwealth Classic

On Friday, August 1, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the Commonwealth Classic at Lexington Golf & Country Club. The course is home to Washington & Lee University golf teams and is a great course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field of 12 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-Prep Series, Elizaveta Freed (Alexandria, VA 2014) is leading the field by six strokes at one over par with as score of 73. Not far behind Freed is Eunbbie Kim (Potomac, MD 2015) at seven over par with a score of 79 and Graysen Bright (Rockville, MD 2015) at 10 over par with a score of 82.

Weather for Saturday’s round looks lovely with sunny skies temperatures in the high 70s. Should be a great day to conclude the Commonwealth 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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