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Recap: Joy, Wenmoth win One-Day at Bermuda Run

On Friday, July 24, the 2015 played the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour plays the One-Day Open Series at Bermuda Run Country Club (West Course). One-day tournaments are designed for golfers of all skill levels, but are a great place for development golfers to “get in to the swing of things” playing tournament golf. The goal of One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course. The event featured a field 50 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, Madison Isaacson (Greensboro, 2018), Hailey Joy (Reidsville, NC 2018), and Muskan Uppal Cornelius, NC 2019) all shot six over par, each with scores of 77. There was a record-setting nine-hole sudden-death playoff where Joy made a beautiful birdie to win.

In the Futures Series, Emilee Wenmoth (Clemmons, NC 2017) shot two over par with a score of 73 to place first. Caroline Crumrine (Wilmington, NC 2020) shot three over par with a score of 74 to place second and Brianna Plummer (Shelby, NC 2016) shot five over par with a score of 76 to place third.

PKBGT returns to action on Monday, July 27 with the One-Day Open Series at Chapel Hill Country Club in Chapel Hill, NC. The event brings together players North Carolina, Pennsylvania, 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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Preview: One-Day Open Series at Bermuda Run

On Friday, July 24, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour plays the One-Day Open Series at Bermuda Run Country Club (West Course). One-day tournaments are designed for golfers of all skill levels, but are a great place for development golfers to “get in to the swing of things” playing tournament golf. The goal of One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course. The event features a field 50 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 Prep Series field features 17 golfers, highlighted some standout players on the 2015 PKBGT Performance Index, including: Paige Church (Newland, NC 2016), Emily Hawkins (Lexington, NC 2018), Hailey Joy (Reidsville, NC 2018), Natalie Petersen (Holly Springs, NC 2017), and Muskan Uppal Cornelius, NC 2019).

The Futures Series field features 33 golfers, highlighted by some standout players on the 2015 Futures Series Order of Merit list, including: Madison Cross (Hickory, NC 2016), Elena Jacoby (Huntersville, NC 2019), Meghan McPeak (Chapel Hill, NC 2017), Katie Muscatello (Blacksburg, VA 2016), Emelia Pack (Browns Summit, NC 2019), Brianna Plummer (Shelby, NC 2016), Campbell Robinson (Matthews, NC 2017), Kelley Topiwala (Matthews, NC 2020), Emilee Wenmoth (Clemmons, NC 2017), and Jordan Young (Winston-Salem, NC 2016).

The One-Day Open Series at Bermuda Run Country Club (West Course) brings together players from North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West 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: Smyth, Conner win Chanticleer Classic

On Sunday, July 19, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the Chanticleer Classic at the Hackler Course at Coastal Carolina University. The Hackler Course, home of the Coastal Carolina University Chanticleers women’s golf teams, is the only university golf course on the Grand Strand and was a great course for this two-day tournament. The event featured a field 33 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, Riley Smyth (Cary, NC 2018) shot three over par with a score of 75 to place first with a two-day total of 146.  Sarah Funderburg (Wilmington, NC 2018) shot five over par to place second with a two-day total of 150 and Maris Daquil Kawabe (Fayetteville, NC 2016) shot six over par with a score of 78 to place third with a two-day total of 157.

In the Futures Series, Amanda Conner (Irwin, PA 2017) and  Jayla Rogers (Wilmington, NC 2019) both had two-day totals of 158 forcing a sudden-death playoff. Conner made a routine par on the first playoff hole to win. Hannah Amburn (Virginia Beach, VA 2016) shot seven over par with a score of 79 to place third with a two-day total of 163.

PKBGT returns to action on Friday, July 24 with the One-Day Open Series @ Bermuda Run Country Club (West Course) in Advance, NC. The event brings together players 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 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: Elias, Holland win @ Bermuda Run CC

On Thursday, July 18, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the One-Day Open Series at the West Course at Bermuda Run Country Club. One-day tournaments are designed for golfers of all skill levels, but are a great place for development golfers to “get in to the swing of things” playing tournament golf. The goal of One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course. The event featured a field of 42 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with nearly 400 members in 2014 and over 300 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf.

In the Bell Division-Prep Series, Joliana Elias (2015, Jamestown, NC) shot a 1-over par 72 to claim a 2-shot lead for her first PKBGT Bell Division title of her career.  Morgan Laird’s (2015, Waxhaw, NC) 3-over par 74 was good enough for solo second and vaulted her into a tie for fourth on the PKBGT Prep Series Order of Merit.   The Top-5 finishers on the final Prep Series Order of Merit will earn invitations to the year-end 2014 PKBGT Invitational.  Meghan Holbrooks (2014, Winston-Salem, NC) claimed third with a 75.

In the Futures Division, Sophie Holland (202o, Cornelius, NC) claimed her first career PKBGT Futures title with a 12-foot birdie putt on the third play-off hole.  Sophie was joined in the play-off by Sydney White (2015, Charlotte, NC) & PKBGT newcomer Ashley Kim (2017, Chapel Hill, NC).  Each player shot an 8-over par 80 to reach the play-off.  Holland and White both made par on the Par 4 18th hole to make the 2nd hole of the play-off, with Ashley just missing her par put.  After matching par’s on the 2nd play of #18, Sophie hit her tee-shot to 12 feet on the Par 3 #17 and nailed the putt to claim the title.  With the win, Holland moved into 4th place on the PKBGT Futures Order of Merit and is within 6 points of the Top-3 which earn invitations to the year-end 2014 PKBGT Invitational

With their victories, Elias and Holland received a class A exemptions into the Tournament of Champions this fall.

PKBGT returns to action on Monday-Tuesday, July 21-22 with the Seahawk Classic @ Country Club of Landfall (Nicklaus-Marsh/Pines) in Wilmington, NC. The event brings together players from Georgia, 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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Preview: One-Day Open at Bermuda Run

On Friday, July 18, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour plays the One-Day Open Series at Bermuda Run Country Club (West Course). One-day tournaments are designed for golfers of all skill levels, but are a great place for development golfers to “get in to the swing of things” playing tournament golf. The goal of One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course. The event features a field of 42 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-Prep Series field features 14 golfers, highlighted some standout players on the PKBGT Performance Index, including: Joliana Elias (Jamestown, NC 2015), Meghan Holbrooks (Winston-Salem, NC 2014), Grace Massengill (Hickory, NC 2016), and Annika Winebarger (State Road, NC 2014).

The Futures Division field features 28 golfers, highlighted some standout players on the 2014 PKBGT Order of Merit lists, including: Mogie Adamchik (Raleigh, NC 2017), Sophie Holland (Cornelius, NC 2020), Ellis Hunter (Greensboro, NC 2016), Alexis Jarrell (Davidson, NC 2018), Emily McFarland (McLeansville, NC 2015), and Emma Reid (Fletcher, NC 2018).

The One-Day Open Series at Bermuda Run CC (West Course) brings together players from event brings together players from North Carolina, 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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Recap: Vodry wins One-Day Open at Rocky River

On Thursday, July 18, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the One-Day Open Series at Rocky River Golf Club. One-day tournaments are designed for golfers of all skill levels, but are a great place for development golfers to “get in to the swing of things” playing tournament golf. The goal of One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course. The event featured a field of 32 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, Samantha Vodry (Mooresville, NC 2016) shot 11 over par with a score of 83 to place first. Hailey Joy (Reidsville, NC 2018) shot 12 over par with a score of 84 and won a scorecard playoff to place second and Keri Kenkel (Charlotte, NC 2017) shot 12 over par with a score of 84 to place third.

In the Futures Division, Emma Reid (Fletcher, NC 2018) shot eight over par with a score of 80 to place first. Parker Melting (Mint Hill, NC 2018) shot 10 over par with a score of 82 and won a scorecard playoff to place second and Mary Slade White (Winston-Salem, NC 2019) shot 10 over par with a score of 82 to place third.

With their victories, Vodry and Reid received a class A exemptions into the Tournament of Champions this fall. PKBGT returns to action on Friday, July 18 with the One-Day Open Series @ Bermuda Run CC (West Course) in Bermuda Run, NC. The event brings together players from 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 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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