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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: Crowded leaderboard at USC

On Saturday, March 21, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour plays the Palmetto Classic at Cobblestone Park Golf Club. Cobblestone, home of the University of South Carolina women’s golf team, is a beautiful course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field 56 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 Prep Series after round one, Lauren Lightfritz (Suwanee, GA 2016) is leading the field by two strokes at even par with a score of 71. Not far behind the leader is Alissa Yang (Norcross, GA 2017) at two over par with a score of 73. Jensen Castle (West Columbia, SC 2019) and Grace Massengill (Hickory, NC 2016) are tied for third at five over par, each with scores of 76.

In the Futures Series after round one, there is a tie for first between Parker Melting (Mint Hill, NC 2018) and Muskan Uppal (Cornelius, NC 2019). The two are leading the field by one stroke at nine over par, each with scores of 80. Not far behind the leaders are Bryson Bowman (Summerfield, NC 2017) at 10 over par with a score of 81 and Anna Morgan (Spartanburg, SC 2019) at 11 over par with a score of 82.

PKBGT would also like to congratulate Muskan Uppal on her hole-in-one on hole #2, a 166 yard par 3. This is Uppal’s first hole-in-one in her career.

Overcast skies with temperatures in the mid 60s and a possibility of rain is in the forecast for Sunday. Despite the possibility of wet weather, it should still be a great 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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