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Recap: Bose, Rudolf win at Nansemond River

On Sunday, April 19, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the Hampton Roads Classic at Nansemond River Golf Club. Nansemond River, the region’s premier waterfront golf course, was a fantastic host for the second event of the PKB Tour’s Mid-Atlantic Series. The course will also host the 2015 Virginia Junior Girls Championship this summer. The event featured a field 23 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 425 members in 2015 and over 380 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf.

In the Prep Series, Elizabeth Bose (Norfolk, VA 2015) claimed her first PKBGT title of the season with a 12-over par 156.  The defending champion of the event, Bose joins an exclusive list of 3-time Classic winners on the PKBGT.   Diana Cristina Domenech (Richmond, VA 2018) fired two 82′s to take 2nd place and Kelly Salamy (Williamsburg, VA 2020) was one shot back in 3rd.

In the Futures Series, Carley Rudolf (Virginia Beach, VA 2019) was victorious with a commanding performance, shooting rounds of 73 and 74 for a 14 shot victory.  This is the third victory this season for the current Futures Series Order of Merit leader.  Callie Montgomery (Moneta, VA 2017) shot rounds of 82 and 79 to take 2nd by 2 shots over Kendall Turner (Chesapeake, VA 2019).

PKBGT returns to action next week on Saturday-Sunday, April 25-26 with the Paladin Classic @ Furman University Golf Club in Greenville, SC. The event brings together players from Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, 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: Bose, Rudolf lead at Nansemond River

On Saturday, April 18, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the Hampton Roads Classic at Nansemond River Golf Club. Nansemond River, the region’s premier waterfront golf course, is a fantastic course for the second event of the PKB Tour’s Mid-Atlantic Series. The course will also host the 2015 Virginia Junior Girls Championship this summer. The event features a field 24 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 425 members in 2015 and over 350 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf.

In the Prep Series after round one, Elizabeth Bose (Norfolk, VA 2015) has a 5-shot lead after shooting an opening round 76 over Casey Burroughs (Wake Forest, NC 2016).  Diana Cristina Domenech (Richmond, VA 2018), Kelly Salamy (Williamsburg, VA 2020) and Rebecca DiNunzio (Norfolk, VA 2019) are all close behind.

In the Futures Series after round one, Carley Rudolf (Virginia Beach, VA 2019) is leading the field by four strokes at 1-over par with a score of 73.  Katherine Schuster (Kill Devil Hills, NC 2021) shot 77 and sits in 2nd place with Kendall Turner (Chesapeake, VA 2019) in third after an opening round 79.

The final round begins at 9 AM Sunday morning.  We look forward to a great finish to the Hampton Roads 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 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: Hampton Roads Classic at Nansemond River

On Saturday-Sunday, April 18-19, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour plays the Hampton Roads Classic at Nansemond River Golf Club. Nansemond River, the region’s premier waterfront golf course, is a fantastic course for the second event of the PKB Tour’s Mid-Atlantic Series. The course will also host the 2015 Virginia Junior Girls Championship this summer. The event features a field 25 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 8 golfers, highlighted by some strong players on the PKBGT Performance Index, including: Elizabeth Bose (Norfolk, VA 2015), Rebecca DiNunzio (Norfolk, VA 2019), Diana Cristina Domenech (Richmond, VA 2018), and Kelly Salamy (Williamsburg, VA 2020).

The Futures Series field features 17 golfers, highlighted by five of the top-40 players on the 2015 PKBGT Order of Merit lists, including: Carley Rudolf (Virginia Beach, VA 2019) in 1st position, Kendall Turner (Chesapeake, VA 2019) in 15th position, Jayla Rogers (Wilmington, NC 2019) in 23rd position, Katherine Schuster (Kill Devil Hills, NC 2021) in 29th position, and Phoenix Smith (Chesapeake, VA 2020) in 39th position.

The Hampton Roads Classic brings together players from North Carolina 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: Seumanutafa, Rudolf win MASTERS

On Sunday, April 12, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the PKBGT MASTERS at Cutter Creek Golf Club. Cutter Creek, home of the East Carolina University Pirates women’s golf team, is a demanding course for this two-day tournament. The event featured a field 76 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 event, ranked by the GolfWeek/Titliest national rankings, was the second championship tournament of the 2015 season.

Aneka Seumanutafa (Frederick, MD 2019) is golden!

In the Bell Series, Seumanutafa shot two under par with a score of 71 to place first with a two-day total of 142. Sarina Sonoda (Florence, SC 2016) shot three over par with a score of 76 to place second with a two-day total of 147. Adeena Shears (Elizabeth, WV 2016) shot two over par with a score of 75 to place third with a two-day total of 149.

In the Futures Series, Carley Rudolf (Virginia Beach, VA 2019) shot two under par with a score of 71 to place first with a two-day total of 150. Muskan Uppal (Cornelius, NC 2019) shot four over par with a score of 77 to place second with a two-day total of 152. Amanda Sambach (Davidson, NC 2021) shot six over par with a score of 79 to place third with a two-day total of 153.

PKBGT returns to action next week on Saturday-Sunday, April 18-19 with the Hampton Roads Classic at Nansemond River Golf Club in Suffolk, VA. The event is the second event of the Mid-Atlantic Series and brings together players from North 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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