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Update: Jung, Rudolf leading at UVA

On Saturday, March 28, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of 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 features a field 39 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 after round one, Josephine Jung (Ellicott City, MD 2016) is leading the field by one stroke at seven over par with a score of 79. Not far behind Jung is Caroline Curtis (Richmond, VA 2019) at eight over par with a score of 80 and Audrey Clawson (Sarver, PA 2016) at nine over par with a score of 81.

In the Futures Series after round one, Carley Rudolf (Virginia Beach, VA 2019) is leading the field by one stroke at nine over par with a score of 81. Not far behind Rudolf is Amanda Sambach (Davidson, NC 2021) at 10 over par with a score of 82 and Kendall Turner (Chesapeake, VA 2019) at 12 over par with a score of 84.

Sunny skies with temperatures in the mid 50s 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 mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.

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Recap: Lee wins Pennsylvania Classic

On Sunday, May 4, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the Pennsylvania Classic at Heritage Hills Resort. Heritage Hills, home of the 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 featured a field of 24 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, Rachel Lee (Woodstock, MD 2014) shot seven over par with a score of 79 to placed first with a two-day total of 154. Joey Mae Walz (Pittsburgh, PA 2015) shot eight over par with a score of 80 to placed second with a two-day total of 161 and Kennedy Bodfield (St. Catharines, ONT 2014) shot 11 over par with a score of 83 to placed third with a two-day total of 185.

In the Futures Division, Josephine Jung (Ellicott City, MD 2016) shot 12 over par with a score of 84 to placed first with a two-day total of 166. Bailey Davis (White Plains, MD 2020) shot five over par with a score of 77 to placed second with a two-day total of 169 and Alissa Thompson (Parkton, MD 2015) shot 17 over par with a score of 89 to placed third with a two-day total of 172.

With their victory’s, Lee and Jung both received class A exemptions into the Tournament of Champions this fall. With their runner-up finishes, Walz and Davis both received class C exemptions into the Tournament of Champions.

PKBGT returns to action next weekend on Saturday-Sunday, May 10-11 with the Carolina’s Classic @ Carolina Trace Country Club (Lake Course) in Sanford, NC. The course is the site of the 2014 North Carolina qualifier for the US Women’s Open. The event brings together players from event brings together players from Georgia, North 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 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: Lee leads Pennsylvania Classic

On Saturday, May 3, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the Pennsylvania Classic at Heritage Hills Resort. Heritage Hills, home of the 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 of 24players 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, after round one, Rachel Lee (Woodstock, MD 2014) has a commanding lead at three over par with a score of 75. Behind Lee is Joey Mae Walz (Pittsburgh, PA 2015) at nine over par with a score of 81 and Kennedy Bodfield (St. Catharines, ONT 2014) at 10 over par with a score of 82.

The Futures Division, after round one, Josephine Jung (Ellicott City, MD 2016) is leading the field by one stroke at 10 over par with a score of 82. Not far behind Jung isAlissa Thompson (Parkton, MD 2015) at 11 strokes over par with a score of 83 and Mogie Adamchik (Raleigh, NC 2017) at 16 strokes over par with a score of 88.

Weather for Sunday’s round looks great with sunny skies temperatures in the mid 60s. It should be a great day for lots of birdies and low scores!

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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