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Recap: Play concludes at Girls Golf Team Championship

On Wednesday, July 8, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Team Championship at Golden Horseshoe Golf Club (Green Course) in Williamsburg, VA. The course has served as host to multiple college events and was a great course for this two-day tournament. The event featured a field 28 players from 15 different LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Programs across the country.

The second round of the event will be a Four Ball Stroke Play where each player plays her own ball and the lower score of the two players is the team score each hole. In the Championship Division, Ashni Dhruva (Katy, TX 2016) and Isha Dhruva (Katy, TX 2019) shot five under par with a score of 67 to place first with a two-day total of 131. In the Futures Division, Jessica Thornton (Virginia Beach, VA 2017) and Kendall Turner (Chesapeake, VA 2019) shot six under par with a score of 66 to place first with a two-day total of 136. In the Discovery Division, Jordyn Cline (Mahwah, NJ 2022) and Corinne Orsulak (New Ringgold,PA 2022) shot six over par with a score of 78 to place first with a two-day total of 117.

PKBGT returns to action on Saturday with the One-Day Open Series at Fores Oaks Country Club in Greensboro, NC. The events bring together players from Florida, North Carolina, South 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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Update: Exciting day at Girls Golf Team Championship

On Tuesday, July 7, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Team Championship at Golden Horseshoe Golf Club (Graaeen Course) in Williamsburg, VA. The course has served as host to multiple college events and is a great course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field 28 players from 15 different LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Programs across the country.

The first round of the tournament was a Team Choice Scramble where each player hit then played from their preferred shot. In the Championship Division, Ashni Dhruva (Katy, TX 2016) and Isha Dhruva (Katy, TX 2019) are leading the field by one stroke at eight under par with a score of 64. In the Futures Division, Jessica Thornton (Virginia Beach, VA 2017) and Kendall Turner (Chesapeake, VA 2019) are leading the field by two strokes at two under par with a score of 70. In the Discovery Division, Jordyn Cline (Mahwah, NJ 2022) and Corinne Orsulak (New Ringgold,PA 2022) are leading the field by four strokes at three over par with a score of 39.

The second round of the event will be a Four Ball Stroke Play where each player plays her own ball and the lower score of the two players is the team score each hole. Weather for Wednesday’s round looks beautiful with sunny skies and temperatures in the low 90s. It should be a great day for the final round of the LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Team Championship.

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: Shoomee leads TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP

On Monday, August 11, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of 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), after round one, Siranon Shoomee (Sanford, NC 2016) is leading the field by one stroke at one under par with a score of 70. Not far behind Shoomee is
Sarah Spicer (Bahama, NC 2016) at even par with a score of 71. Rhea Bhatia (Wake Forest, NC 2015) and Emily Salamy (Williamsburg, VA 2015) are tied for third at one over par each with scores of 72.

In the Futures Division, after round one, Kendall Turner (Chesapeake, VA 2019) is leading the field by two strokes at three over par with a score of 74. Not far behind Turner is Diana Cristina Domenech (Richmond, VA 2018) and Olivia John (Summerfield, NC 2018) who are tied for second at five over par each with scores of 76. Woo Wade (Dunwoody, GA 2019) sits at fourth place with six over par with a score of 77.

Weather for Tuesday’s round is partly cloudy skies with temperatures in the high 80s and a chance for afternoon storms. Despite the possibility for storms, it should be a great day for moving day at the TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP!

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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