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Recap: Tindal, Uppal win Metrolina Classic

On Sunday, May 10, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the Metrolina Classic at Rock Hill Country Club. Rock Hill, home to the Winthrop University women’s golf team, was a fantastic course for this two-day tournament. The event featured a field 38 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, Jodee Tindal (Rock Hill, SC 2017) shot three over par with a score of 75 to place first with a two-day total of 158. Samantha Vodry (Mooresville, NC 2016) shot two over par with a score of 74 to place second with a two-day total of 155 and Jensen Castle (West Columbia, SC 2019) shot six over par with a score of 78 to place third with a two-day total of 157.

In the Future Series, Muskan Uppal (Cornelius, NC 2019) shot even par with a score of 72 to place first with a two-day total of 153. Amanda Sambach (Davidson, NC 2021) shot four over par with a score of 76 to place second with a two-day total of 161 and Emily Dunlap (Greenville, SC 2019) shot 12 over par with a score of 84 to place third with a two-day total of 163.

PKBGT returns to action next week on Sunday, May 17 with the One-Day Open Series @ Pinehurst Resort No 9 in Pinehurst, NC. The event brings together players Pennsylvania, 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: Tindal, Elliott lead Metrolina Classic

On Saturday, May 9, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the Metrolina Classic at Rock Hill Country Club. Rock Hill, home to the Winthrop University women’s golf team, is a fantastic course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field 38 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, Jodee Tindal (Rock Hill, SC 2017) is leading the field by five strokes at two over par with a score of 74. Jensen Castle (West Columbia, SC 2019) and Keri Kenkel (Charlotte, NC 2017) are tied for second at seven over par, each with scores of 79.

In the Future Series after round one, Madison Elliott (Little River, SC 2017) is leading the field by one stroke at six over par with a score of 78. Not far behind Elliott is Emily Dunlap (Greenville, SC 2019) at seven over par with a score of 79 and Muskan Uppal (Cornelius, NC 2019) at nine over par with a score of 81.

Sunny skies with temperatures in the mid 80s 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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Preview: Metrolina Classic at Winthrop

On Saturday-Sunday, May 9-10, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour plays the Metrolina Classic at Rock Hill Country Club. Rock Hill, home to the Winthrop University women’s golf team, is a fantastic course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field 40 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 Bell Series field features 16 golfers, highlighted by six of the top-50 players on the 2015 PKBGT Performance Index, including: Jodee Tindal (Rock Hill, SC 2017) ranked 15th, Emily Cox (Lancaster, SC 2017) ranked 38th, Jensen Castle (West Columbia, SC 2019) ranked 40th, Caroline Cahill (Wilmington, NC 2017) ranked 41st, Ashley Czarnecki (Greenville, SC 2016) ranked 45th, and Kathleen Sumner (Charleston, SC 2017) ranked 49th.

The Futures Series field features 24 golfers, highlighted by a nine of top-15 players on the 2015 PKBGT Futures Series Order of Merit list, including: Emily Anderson (Matthews, NC 2017) in 2nd position, Madison Isaacson (Greensboro, NC 2018) in 3rd position, Muskan Uppal (Cornelius, NC 2019) in 4th position, Amanda Sambach (Davidson, NC 2021) in 5th position, Parker Melting (Mint Hill, NC 2018) in 7th position, Sophie Holland (Cornelius, NC 2020) in 8th position, Madison Elliott (Little River, SC 2017) and Haley McCrossan (Waxhaw, NC 2018) in tied for 12th position, and Madison Cross (Hickory, NC 2016) in 14th position.

The Metrolina Classic brings together players from Louisiana, North Carolina, South 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: Kim wins Pennsylvania Classic

On Sunday, May 3, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the Pennsylvania Classic at Heritage Hills Golf Resort. Heritage Hills, host of the state’s Interscholastic Athletic Association state championship for over 10 years and host to many prestigious junior tournament, was a great course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field 27 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 Futures Series, Gabriella Kim (Wayne, PA 2017) shot two over par with a score of 74 to place first with a two-day total of 151. Caroline Wrigley (Wexford, PA 2019) shot eight over par with a score of 80 to place second with a two-day total of 154. Kendel Abrams (New Freedom, PA 2018) and Amanda Conner (Harrison City, PA 2017) tied for third, both with two-day totals of 156.

PKBGT returns to action next week on Saturday-Sunday, May 9-10 with the Metrolina Classic @ Rock Hill Country Club in Rock Hill, SC. The event brings together players Louisiana, 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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Recap: Tindal wins Metrolina Classic

On Sunday, May 18, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the Metrolina Classic at Rock Hill Country Club. The course is home to the Winthrop University golf teams is a fantastic course for this two-day tournament. 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.

The Bell Division, Jaelyn Tindal (Rock Hill, SC 2015) shot six over par with a score of 78 and won a two-hole sudden-death playoff to place first with a two-day total of 161. Annie Collom (Davidson, NC 2015) shot nine over par with a score of 81 to place second with a two-day total of 161. Carley Cox (China Grove, 2015) shot five over par with a score of 77 to place third with a two-day total of 77.

The Futures Division, Sarah Fite (Russellville, KY 2017) shot 12 over par with a score of 84 to place first with a two-day total of 170. Woo Wade (Dunwoody, GA 2019) shot 12 over par with a score of 84 to place second with a two-day total of 173. Ciaran Carlile (Evans, GA 2015) shot 14 over par with a score of 86 to place third with a two-day total of 177.

With their victory’s, Tindal and Fite both received class A exemptions into the Tournament of Champions this fall. With their runner-up finishes, Collom and Wade both received class C exemptions into the Tournament of Champions.

PKBGT returns to action next weekend on Saturday-Monday, May 24-26 with the PKBGT BELL OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP @ Country Club of Salisbury in Salisbury, NC and the PKBGT FUTURES OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP @ Sapona Ridge Country Club in Lexington, NC. The tournaments brings together players from event brings together players from Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South 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: 2-way tie at Metrolina Classic

On Saturday, May 17, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the Metrolina Classic at Rock Hill Country Club. The course is home to the Winthrop University golf teams is a fantastic course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field of 43 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.

The Bell Division, after round one, Annie Collom (Davidson, NC 2015) and Adeena Shears (Elizabeth, WV 2016) are tied for first at eight over par each with a scores of 80. Not far behind the leaders is Ashley Czarnecki (Greenville, SC 2016) and Ashley Sloup (Southport, NC 2014) tied for third at nine over par each with scores of 81 and Kate Collom (Davidson, NC 2014) in fifth place at 10 over par with a score of 82.

The Futures Division, after round one, Sarah Fite (Russellville, KY 2017) is leading the field by two strokes at 14 over par with a score of 86. Not far behind Fite, there is a three-way tie for second between Hannah Rose Bruxvoort (Chapel Hill, NC 2018), Alexis Sudjianto (Charlotte, NC 2019), and Emma Turpin (Greenville, SC 2017) at 16 over par each with scores of 88.

Weather for Sunday’s round looks spotty with temperatures in the 60s but a high chance of rain. Despite the less than ideal forecast, it should be a great final day to the Metrolina 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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Preview: Metrolina Classic at Winthrop

On Saturday-Saturday, May 17-18, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour plays the Metrolina Classic at Rock Hill Country Club. The course is home to the Winthrop University golf teams is a fantastic course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field of 43 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.

The Bell Division field features 23 golfers, highlighted by five of the top-50 players on the PKBGT Performance Index, including: Jaelyn Tindal (Rock Hill, SC 2015) ranked 19th, Grace Massengill (Hickory, NC 2016) ranked 26th, Kate Collom (Davidson, NC 2014) ranked 35th, Grace Yatawara (Salisbury, NC 2016) ranked 37th, Ashley Czarnecki (Greenville, SC 2016) ranked 43, and Annie Collom (Davidson, NC 2015) ranked 49th.

The Futures Division field features 20 golfers, highlighted by five of the top-25 players on the 2014 PKBGT Order of Merit lists, including: Sophie Holland (Cornelius, NC 2020) in 2nd position, Woo Wade (Dunwoody, GA 2019) in 6th position, Ciaran Carlile (Evans, GA 2015) in 13th position, Hannah Rose Bruxvoort (Chapel Hill, NC 2018) in 17th position, and Alexis Jarrell (Davidson, NC 2018) in 23rd position.

The Metrolina Classic brings together players from event brings together players from Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West 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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Recap: Bose dominant in 7 shot victory at Carolina’s Classic

On Sunday, May 11, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the Carolina’s Classic at Carolina Trace Country Club. The Lake Course, host site of North Carolina’s 2014 US Women’s Open Qualifier, proved a difficult course for this two-day tournament. The event featured a field of 40 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, Elizabeth Bose led wire to wire with a commanding seven shot victory, claiming her second PKBGT title.  She previously had won the 2012 Bash at the Bay Classic at Kingsmill Resort.  Bose, who has made a verbal commitment to play college golf at Virginia Tech University, carded back to back 2-over par 74′s to finish at 148.  Annie Collom (2015, Davidson, NC) finished in second with rounds of 79-76-155.   Sanford resident Siranon Shoomee continued her strong play with a second day 76 to finish in third, 83-76-159.

In the Futures Division, Katharina Floyd (2020, Chapel Hill, NC) continued her Futures Division dominance with a 10-shot victory.  Her third win of the season, Katharina carded rounds of 81 & 76 to finish at 157.  Woo Wade (2019, Dunwoody, GA) finished in second at 85-82-167.  Diana Cristina Domenech (2018, Richmond, VA) came in third with a score of  87-83-170.

With their victory’s, Bose and Floyd both received class A exemptions into the Tournament of Champions this fall. With their runner-up finishes, Annie Collom and Wade both received class C exemptions into the Tournament of Champions.

PKBGT returns to action next weekend on Saturday-Sunday, May 17-18 with the Metrolina Classic @ Rock Hill Country Club in Rock Hill, SC. The course is home to the Winthrop University golf teams. The event brings together players from event brings together players from Georgia, North Carolina, South 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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