Posted on

Update: Hawkins Sub Par Round Leading at Palmetto Classic

–Live Scoring–

On Saturday, March 18, the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the Palmetto Classic at Cobblestone Park Golf Club. Cobblestone, home of the University of South Carolina-Columbia Gamecocks golf teams, is a beautiful course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field of 53 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour. 

In the Bell Division, after round one, Emily Hawkins (Lexington, NC 2018) is leading the field by four strokes at one under par with a score of 69. Not far behind Hawkins is Jalen Castle (West Columbia, SC 2020) at three over par with a score of 73. Alyssa Montgomery (Knoxville, TN 2019) takes the third place spot with a first round score of 76. And, tied for fourth on the day was Moon Cheong (Charlotte, NC 2017) and Anna Freeman (Aiken, SC 2017) who both shot 77.

In the Prep Division, after round one, Mary Kathryn Talledo (Blythewood, SC 2021) is leading the field by two strokes with a score of 81. Tied for second was Tatum McKelvey (Sewickley, PA 2019) and Ana Tsiros (Asheville, NC 2019) with a score of 83. Coming in a close fourth on the day was Alexis Jarrell with a first round score of 84.

Weather for Sunday’s round looks sunny with temperatures in the high 50s and low 60s. It should be a exciting conclusion to the second event of March Mania!

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.

 

View Event Photos

 

Posted on

Recap: Kim, Morgan win Tar Heel Classic

On Sunday, March 8, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the Tar Heel Classic at the UNC Finley Golf Club. Finley GC, home of the UNC Tar Heels women’s golf team, is a demanding course for this two-day tournament. The event featured a field 83 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 event is ranked by the GolfWeek/Titliest national rankings and is the largest classic tournament of the season.

In the Bell Series, Gina Kim (Chapel Hill, NC 2018) shot five under par with a score of 67 to place first with a two-day total of 140. Jessica Spicer (Bahama, NC 2016) shot two under par with a score of 70 to place second with a two-day total of 146. Jennifer Chang (Cary, NC 2018) and Emilia Migliaccio (Cary, NC 2017) both shot two over par each with a scores of 74 to tie for third with a two-day totals of 147.

In the Futures Series, Anna Morgan (Spartansburg, SC 2019) shot one over par with a score of 73 to place first with a two-day total of 150. Lauren Freyvogel (Gibsonia, PA 2019) shot three over par with a score of 75 to place second with a two-day total of 152. Carley Rudolf (Virginia Beach, VA 2019) shot six over par with a score of 78 to place third with a two-day total of 156.

PKBGT returns to action in two weeks on Saturday-Sunday, March 21-22 with the Palmetto Classic @ Cobblestone Park Golf Club, the home course to the University of South Carolina women’s golf team. The event brings together players from Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, and Ontario, Canada.

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.

 

View Event Photos
Tiger

Posted on

Recap: Castle wins Palmetto Classic

On Sunday, March 16, the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour canceled the second round of the Palmetto Classic at Cobblestone Park Golf Club due to threatening weather. Cobblestone, home of the University of South Carolina-Columbia Gamecocks golf teams, proved a tricky course for the tournament. The event featured a field of 33 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, Jensen Castle (West Columbia, SC 2019) won by one stroke at five over par with a score of 76. Ann Elizabeth Gore (Lexington, SC 2015) shot six over par with a score of 77 to place second. Chandler Case (Rock Hill, SC 2014) shot seven over par with a score of 78 and won a scorecard play-off to place third.

In the Futures Division, Baylee Evans (Lancaster, SC 2018) won by four strokes at five over par with a score of 76. Jalen Castle (West Columbia, SC 2020) shot nine over par with a score of 80 to place second and Madison Branum (Lexington, SC 2018) shot 11 over par with a score of 82 to place third.

With their victory’s, Castle and Evans both received class A exemptions into the Tournament of Champions this fall. With their runner-up finishes, Gore and Castle both received class B exemptions into the Tournament of Champions.

PKBGT returns to action next weekend on Saturday-Sunday, March 22-23 with the Rocket Tour PLAYERS @ Pebble Creek Club (Creekside Course) in Taylors, SC. The Rocket Tour PLAYERS is the first championship event of the 2014 season and brings together players from Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and even Ontario, Canada. Who will be golden?

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.

 

View Event Photos

 

Posted on

Update: Castle leads at Palmetto Classic

On Saturday, March 15, the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the Palmetto Classic at Cobblestone Park Golf Club. Cobblestone, home of the University of South Carolina-Columbia Gamecocks golf teams, is a beautiful course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field of 33 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, after round one, Jensen Castle (West Columbia, SC 2019) is leading the field by one stroke at five over par with a score of 76. Not far behind Castle is Ann Elizabeth Gore (Lexington, SC 2015) at six over par with a score of 77. There is a three-way tie for third place between Chandler Case (Rock Hill, SC 2014), Savanah Goodman (Easley, SC 2016), and Makalyn Poole (Williamston, SC 2015) who all shot seven over par each with scores of 78.

In the Futures Division, after round one, Baylee Evans (Lancaster, SC 2018) is leading the field by four strokes at five over par with a score of 76. Not far behind Evans is Jalen Castle (West Columbia, SC 2020) at nine over par with a score of 80 and Madison Branum (Lexington, SC 2018) at 11 over par with a score of 82.

Weather for Sunday’s round looks rainy with temperatures in the high 50s and low 60s. Despite the less than ideal forecast, it should be a exciting conclusion to the third event of March Mania!

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.

 

View Event Photos

 

Posted on

Preview: Palmetto Classic at USC

On Saturday-Sunday, March 15-16, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour plays the Palmetto Classic at Cobblestone Park Golf Club. Cobblestone, home of the University of South Carolina-Columbia Gamecocks golf teams, is a beautiful course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field of 36 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 20 golfers, including six of the top-100 players on the PKBGT Performance Index: Payton Schanen (Milton, GA 2015) ranked 5th, Savanah Goodman (Easley, SC 2016) ranked 42nd, Ashley Sloup (Southport, NC 2014) ranked 56th, Juliana Sebastian (Columbia, SC 2014) ranked 66th, Kasidy Beckel (Okatie, SC 2015) ranked 80th, and Kate Harper (Isle of Palms, SC 2016) ranked 84th.

The Futures Division field features 16 golfers, highlighted by four of the top-15 players on the 2014 PKBGT Order of Merit lists, including: Katharina Floyd (Chapel Hill, NC 2020) in 4th position, Ciaran Carlile (Evans, GA 2015) in 6th position, Madison Branum (Lexington, SC 2018) in 9th position, and Ellis Hunter (Greensboro, NC 2016) in 11th position.

The Palmetto 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 400 members in 2013 and more than 200 alumni in the collegiate ranks. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.

 

View Event Photos