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Recap: Dobbins wins at Radford

On Saturday, September 27, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the Mid-Atlantic Fall Preview at Draper Valley Golf Club. Draper Valley, home to the Radford University men’s and women’s golf teams, is an beautiful course for this two-day fall qualifier tournament. The event features a field of 21 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 participants will be vying for five coveted invitations to the PKBGT INVITATIONAL at Grandover Resort (East Course) in November.

Kendall Dobbins (Summerfield, NC 2016) shot four over par with 76 to place first with a two-day total of 150. Kathryn Carson (Mooresville, NC 2017) shot seven over par with a score 79 to place second with a two-day total of 156 and Roshnee Sharma (Waxhaw, NC 2016) shot six over par with a score of 78 to place third with a two-day total of 159.

With their top-5 finishes today, Dobbins, Carson, Sharma, Josephine Jung (Ellicott City, MD 2016), Grace Massengil (Hickory, NC 2016), and Moon Cheong (Charlotte, NC 2017) receive invitations into the PKBGT INVITATIONAL in November. PKBGT returns to on action on Saturday-Sunday, October 4-5 with the PKBGT-TYGA Jimmy Anderson Junior @ Jacksonville CC in Jacksonville, NC.

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: Cheong, Dobbins lead at Radford

On Saturday, September 27, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the Mid-Atlantic Fall Preview at Draper Valley Golf Club. Draper Valley, home to the Radford University men’s and women’s golf teams, is an beautiful course for this two-day fall qualifier tournament. The event features a field of 21 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 participants will be vying for five coveted invitations to the PKBGT INVITATIONAL at Grandover Resort (East Course) in November.

After round one, Moon Cheong (Charlotte, NC 2017) and Kendall Dobbins (Summerfield, NC 2016) tied for first both at two over par with a scores of 74 each. Not far behind the leaders are
Kathryn Carson (Mooresville, NC 2017) at five over par with a score of 77 and Roshnee Sharma (Waxhaw, NC 2016) and Patricia Thompson (Hickory, NC 2015) both at seven over par each with a scores of 79.

Weather for Sunday’s round looks fabulous, with sunny skies with temperatures in the mid 70s. It should be a great day to conclude the Mid-Atlantic Fall Preview.

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: Fall Preview at Radford

On Saturday-Sunday, September 27-28, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour plays the Mid-Atlantic Fall Preview at Draper Valley Golf Club. Draper Valley, home to the Radford University men’s and women’s golf teams, is an beautiful course for this two-day fall qualifier tournament. The event features a field of 21 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 participants will be vying for five coveted invitations to the PKBGT INVITATIONAL at Grandover Resort (East Course) in November.

The field features 21 girls, highlighted by seven of the top-100 players on the PKBGT Performance Index, including: Grace Massengill (Hickory, NC 2016) ranked 49th, Kathryn Carson (Mooresville, NC 2017) ranked 60th, Moon Cheong (Charlotte, NC 2017) ranked 70th, Roshnee Sharma (Waxhaw, NC 2016) ranked 71st, Erin Moore (Westfield, NC 2015) ranked 78th, Kendall Taylor (McLean, VA 2016) ranked 83rd, and Emily Hawkins (Lexington, NC 2018) ranked 100th..

The Mid-Atlantic Fall Preview at Draper Valley Golf Club brings together players from Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, and Ontario, Canada. The top-five finishers will each receive an invitation to the PKBGT INVITATIONAL at Grandover Resort (East Course). The event brings together some of the best golfers on the East coast and in the Midwest. It is a highly ranked event by Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings, AJGA Performance Based Entry, and Junior Golf Scoreboard. This event should not be missed!

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: 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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