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Recap: Curtis, Floyd wins TOURNEY OF CHAMPS

On Sunday, September 21, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS at Dolphin Head Golf Club. The course is a Gary Player design and is a favorite among the Island courses. The event featured a field 17 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, Caroline Curtis (Glen Allen, VA 2019) and
Delaney Shah (North Potomac, MD 2016) both shot three over par each with scores of 149. On the second hole of a sudden-death playoff, Curtis made a 12-foot birdie to win the title.

In the Futures Division, Katharina Floyd (Chapel Hill, NC 2020) shot even over par with a two-day total of 150 to place first. Rebecca DiNunzio (Norfolk, VA 2019) shot six over par with a two-day total of 151 to place second and Taylor Lance (Travelers Rest, SC 2015) shot four over par with a two-day total of 157 to place third.

With their Bell Division top-4 finishes today, Curtis, Shah, Shears, and Cahill received invitations into the PKBGT INVITATIONAL in November. With their Futures Division top-3 finishes today, Floyd, DiNunzio, and Lance also received invitations to the PKBGT INVITATIONAL. PKBGT returns to on action on Saturday-Sunday, September 27-28 with the Mid-Atlantic Fall Preview @ Draper Valley GC in Draper, VA.

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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Recap: Shoomee wins TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP

On Wednesday, August 13, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP at Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club. Pine Needles, host the US Women’s Open in 1996, 2001, and 2007, is among the most well know golf courses in the southern US and a ideal setting for the final open major championship of the PKB Tour regular season. The event features a field 65 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), Siranon Shoomee (Sanford, NC 2016) shot one over par with a score of 72 to place first with a three-day total of 211. Sarah Spicer (Bahama, NC 2016) shot two over par with a score of 73 to place second with a three-day total of 213 and Sydney Mills (Severna Park, MD 2016) shot three over par with a score of 74 to place third with a three-day total of 217.

In the Futures Division, Katharina Floyd (Chapel Hill, NC 2020) shot two over par with a score of 73 to place first with a three-day total of 223. Kendall Turner (Chesapeake, VA 2019) shot two over par with a score of 73 to place second with a three-day total of 225 and Diana Cristina Domenech (Richmond, VA 2018) shot six over par with a score of 77 to place third with a three-day total of 227.

With their victories, Shoomee and Floyd received a class A exemptions into the Tournament of Champions this fall. With their runner-up and third place finishes, Spicer, Mills, Turner, and Domenech all received class B exemptions into the Tournament of Champions. PKBGT returns to on action on Saturday-Sunday, September 20-21 with the TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS @ Dolphin Head GC in Hilton Head Island, SC.

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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Recap: Floyd wins Futures Open

On Sunday, May 25, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the PKBGT FUTURES OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP at Sapona Ridge Country Club. The course proved tricky, but regardless, was great venues for the third championship event of the season. The event featured of 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 Futures Division, Katharina Floyd (Chapel Hill, NC 2020) shot three over par with a score of 74 to place first with a two-day total of 149. Rebecca DiNunzio (Norfolk, VA 2019) shot three over par with a score of 74 to place second with a two-day total of 155 and Woo Wade (Dunwoody, GA 2019) shot five over par with a score of 76 to place third with a two-day total of 156.

With her victory, Floyd received a class A exemptions into the Tournament of Champions this fall. With their runner-up and third place finishes, DiNunzio and Wade both received class B exemptions into the Tournament of Champions.

PKBGT returns to action in two weeks on Saturday-Sunday, June 7-8 with the Pirate Classic @ Greenville Country Club in Greenville, NC. The course is home to the East Carolina University golf teams. The tournament brings together players from event 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 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: Bose leads Bell Open

On Saturday, May 24, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the PKBGT BELL OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP at Country Club of Salisbury and the PKBGT FUTURES OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP at Sapona Ridge Country Club. Both courses are tricky, but regardless, are great venues for the third championship event of the season. The Bell event features a field of 59 players and the Futures event features of field of 30 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, Elizabeth Bose (Norfolk, VA 2015) is leading the field by one stroke at even par with a score of 71. Not far behind Bose is Payton Schanen (Milton, GA 2015) at one over par with a score of 72. There is a three-way tie for third between Delaney Shah (North Potomac, MD 2016), Adeena Shears (Elizabeth, WV 2016), and Jessica Spicer (Bahama, NC 2016) who all shot two over par each with scores of 73.

In the Futures Division, after round one, Katharina Floyd (Chapel Hill, NC 2020) is leading the field by four strokes at four over par with a score of 75. Not far behind Floyd is Michelle Cabotaje (Fort Washington, MD 2018) at eight over par with a score of 79. There is a three-way tie for third between
Keri Kenkel (Charlotte, NC 2017), Krystal Sung (Derwood, MD 2016), and Woo Wade (Dunwoody, GA 2019) who all shot nine over par each with scores of 80.

Weather for Sunday’s round looks beautiful with sunny skies and temperatures in the high 70s and low 80s. Looks like a beautiful forecast for the final round of the PKBGT FUTURE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP @ Sapona Ridge CC and the second round of the PKBGT BELL OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP @ CC of Salisbury!

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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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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