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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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Update: Wrigley leads Pennsylvania Classic

On Saturday, May 2, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of 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, is a great course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field 26 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 after round one, Caroline Wrigley (Wexford, PA 2019) is leading the field by three strokes at two over par with a score of 74. Not far behind Wrigley is Gabriella Kim (Wayne, PA 2017) at five over par with a score of 77 and Kendel Abrams (New Freedom, PA 2018) at six over par with a score of 78.

Sunny skies with temperatures in the low 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: Pennsylvania Classic at Heritage Hills

On Saturday-Sunday, May 2-3, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour plays 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, is a great course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field 26 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 Futures Series field features 26 golfers, highlighted by a number of top players on the 2015 PKBGT Futures Series Order of Merit list, including: Kendel Abrams (New Freedom, PA 2018), Jacqueline Cherry (Ellicott City, MD 2018), Amanda Conner (Harrison City, PA 2017), Grace Huffman (Lexington, VA 2018), and Jessica Rathbone (Montpelier, VA 2020).

The Pennsylvania Classic brings together players from Maryland, North Carolina, New York, Pennsylvania, 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: Lightfritz, Dunlap win at Furman

On Sunday, April 26, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the Paladin Classic at Furman University Golf Club. Furman, home of the Furman University Paladin women’s golf team, is a classic course with tricky greens for this two-day tournament. The event featured a field 62 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, Lauren Lightfritz (Suwanee, GA 2016) shot even par with a score of 72 to place first with a two-day total of 143. Victoria Huskey (Greenville, SC 2016) shot one over par with a score of 73 to place second with a two-day total of 146. Grace Massengill (Hickory, NC 2016) and Samantha Vodry (Mooresville, NC 2016) tied for third, each with two-day totals of 147.

In the Futures Series, Emily Dunlap (Greenville, SC 2019) shot one under par with a score of 71 to place first with a two-day total of 152. There was a three-way tie for second between Anna Freeman (Aiken, SC 2017), Rachel Kuehn (Asheville, NC 2019), and Anna Morgan (Spartanburg, SC 2019) who all had two-day totals of 155.

PKBGT returns to action next week on Saturday-Sunday, May 2-3 with the Pennsylvania Classic @ Heritage Hills Golf Resort in York, PA. The event brings together players from Maryland, New York, 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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Recap: Lee wins Pennsylvania Classic

On Sunday, May 4, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the Pennsylvania Classic at Heritage Hills Resort. Heritage Hills, home of the host of the state’s Interscholastic Athletic Association state championship for over 10 years and host to many prestigious junior tournament, is a great course for this two-day tournament. The event featured a field of 24 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, Rachel Lee (Woodstock, MD 2014) shot seven over par with a score of 79 to placed first with a two-day total of 154. Joey Mae Walz (Pittsburgh, PA 2015) shot eight over par with a score of 80 to placed second with a two-day total of 161 and Kennedy Bodfield (St. Catharines, ONT 2014) shot 11 over par with a score of 83 to placed third with a two-day total of 185.

In the Futures Division, Josephine Jung (Ellicott City, MD 2016) shot 12 over par with a score of 84 to placed first with a two-day total of 166. Bailey Davis (White Plains, MD 2020) shot five over par with a score of 77 to placed second with a two-day total of 169 and Alissa Thompson (Parkton, MD 2015) shot 17 over par with a score of 89 to placed third with a two-day total of 172.

With their victory’s, Lee and Jung both received class A exemptions into the Tournament of Champions this fall. With their runner-up finishes, Walz and Davis both received class C exemptions into the Tournament of Champions.

PKBGT returns to action next weekend on Saturday-Sunday, May 10-11 with the Carolina’s Classic @ Carolina Trace Country Club (Lake Course) in Sanford, NC. The course is the site of the 2014 North Carolina qualifier for the US Women’s Open. The event brings together players from event brings together players from Georgia, North 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: Lee leads Pennsylvania Classic

On Saturday, May 3, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the Pennsylvania Classic at Heritage Hills Resort. Heritage Hills, home of the host of the state’s Interscholastic Athletic Association state championship for over 10 years and host to many prestigious junior tournament, is a great course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field of 24players 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, Rachel Lee (Woodstock, MD 2014) has a commanding lead at three over par with a score of 75. Behind Lee is Joey Mae Walz (Pittsburgh, PA 2015) at nine over par with a score of 81 and Kennedy Bodfield (St. Catharines, ONT 2014) at 10 over par with a score of 82.

The Futures Division, after round one, Josephine Jung (Ellicott City, MD 2016) is leading the field by one stroke at 10 over par with a score of 82. Not far behind Jung isAlissa Thompson (Parkton, MD 2015) at 11 strokes over par with a score of 83 and Mogie Adamchik (Raleigh, NC 2017) at 16 strokes over par with a score of 88.

Weather for Sunday’s round looks great with sunny skies temperatures in the mid 60s. It should be a great day for lots of birdies and low scores!

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: Pennsylvania Classic at Hertiage Hills

On Saturday-Saturday, May 3-4, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour plays the Pennsylvania Classic at Heritage Hills Resort. Heritage Hills, home of the host of the state’s Interscholastic Athletic Association state championship for over 10 years and host to many prestigious junior tournament, is a great course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field of 24 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 9 golfers, highlighted by three of the top-60 players on the PKBGT Performance Index, including: Joey Mae Walz (Pittsburgh, PA 2015) ranked 19th, Killian Casson (Ellicott City, MD 2015) ranked 52nd, and Adeena Shears (Elizabeth, WV 2016) ranked 60th.

The Futures Division field features 15 golfers, highlighted by four of the top-50 players on the 2014 PKBGT Order of Merit lists, including: Melanie Burgess (LaSalle, ONT 2016) in 13th position, Mogie Adamchik (Raleigh, NC 2017) in 20th position, Alissa Thompson (Parkton, MD 2015) in 29th position, and Kendel Abrams (New Freedom, PA 2018) in 46th position.

The Pennsylvania Classic brings together players from event brings together players from Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and Ontario, Canada. This is the PKB Tour’s first venture into Pennsylvania and despite a smaller field, 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: Harford wins Paladin Classic

On Sunday, April 27, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the Paladin Classic at Furman University Golf Club. Furman, home of the Furman University Paladin men’s and women’s golf teams, is a classic course with tricky greens for this two-day tournament. The event featured a field of 63 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, Haylee Harford (Leavittsburg, OH 2015) shot six over over par with a score of 78 to placed first with a two-day total of 147. Lauren Lightfritz (Suwanee, GA 2016) shot five over par with a score of 77 to placed second with a two-day total of 150 and Savannah Hallman (Mt. Pleasant, SC 2014) shot three over par with a score of 75 to placed third with a two-day total of 153.

In the Futures Division, Taylor Lance (Travelers Rest, SC 2015) shot six over par with a score of 78 to placed first with a two-day total of 154. Alyssa Montgomery (Knoxville, TN 2019) shot seven over par with a score of 79 to placed second with a two-day total of 155 and Woo Wade (Dunwoody, GA 2019) shot nine over par with a score of 81 to placed third with a two-day total of 156.

With their victory’s, Harford and Lance both received class A exemptions into the Tournament of Champions this fall. With their runner-up finishes, Lightfritz and Montgomery both received class C exemptions into the Tournament of Champions.

PKBGT returns to action next weekend on Saturday-Sunday, May 3-4 with the Pennsylvania Classic @ Heritage Hills Resort in York, PA. The Pennsylvania Classic brings together players from event brings together players from Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West 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 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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