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Preview: Eagle Classic at Georgia Southern University

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This event has been rescheduled do to unfavorable weather conditions this weekend. We will play the Eagle Classic @ Georgia Southern University GC on February 18-19. 

On Saturday-Sunday, January 21-22, the 2017 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour plays the Eagle Classic at Georgia Southern University Golf Course, home to the Georgia Southern University women’s & men’s golf teams. This event is the first of the new year and  features a field 30 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior. 

The Bell Division field features 22 golfers, highlighted by 10 of the top-50 players on the PKBGT, including: Natalie Petersen (Holly Springs, NC 2017), Kate Owens (Suwanee, GA 2018), and Mogie Adamchik (Raleigh, NC 2017). Natalie is 8th on the PKBGT Performance Index  coming off a T-25 finish at the PKBGT INVITATIONAL and she has also signed with Georgia Southern University women’s golf team. Kate is 23rd on the PKBGT Performance Index and coming into this event after a T-28 finish also at the PKBGT INVITATIONAL. Mogie is 37th on the PKBGT Bell Order of Merit and has signed to play on the  Appalachian State University women’s golf team in the fall. 

The Futures Division field features 8 golfers, here are a few players to watch at this PKBGT event : , Hallie Boles (Barourville, KY 2019), Telie McCoy (Early Branch, SC 2019), and  Chloe Holder (Williamston, SC 2021).

The Eagle Classic brings together players from 4 states including North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Kentucky. 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 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 450 members in 2016 and 450 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: Walker, Rudolf win at Mid Pines

On Sunday, February 1, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the PKB Foundation Classic at Mid Pines Inn and Golf Club. Mid Pines, a classic Donald Ross designed course in the heart of the Sandhills of North Carolina, was named “Best U.S Restoration of the Year” in 2013 by Golf Magazine. 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 340 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf.

In the Bell Series, Brynn Walker (St. Davids, PA 2016) shot two over par with a score of 74 to place first with a two-day total of 149. Haeley Wotnosky (Wake Forest, NC 2018) shot nine over par with a score of 81 to place second with a two-day total of 155 and Anna Chanthaphaeng (Boiling Springs, SC 2016) shot 12 over par with a score of 84 to place third with a two-day total of 159.

In the Futures Series, Carley Rudolf (Virginia Beach, VA 2019) shot seven over par with a score of 79 to place first with a two-day total of 161. Anna Wears (Durham, NC 2015) shot two over par with a score of 74 to place second with a two-day total of 165 and Rachel Kuehn (Asheville, NC 2019) shot nine over par with a score of 81 to place third with a two-day total of 166.

PKBGT returns to action in two weeks on Saturday-Sunday, February 14-15 with the Rocket Tour PLAYERS @ University of Georgia Golf Course. The Rocket Tour PLAYERS is the first championship event of the 2015 season and brings together players from Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, New York, Ohio, South Carolina, and Tennessee. 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 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: Wotnosky, Paulin lead at Mid Pines

On Saturday, January 31, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the PKB Foundation Classic at Mid Pines Inn and Golf Club. Mid Pines, a classic Donald Ross designed course in the heart of the Sandhills of North Carolina, was named “Best U.S Restoration of the Year” in 2013 by Golf Magazine. 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 340 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf.

In the Bell Series after round one, Haeley Wotnosky (Wake Forest, NC 2018) is leading the field by one stroke at two over par with a score of 74. Not far behind Wotnosky there is a tie for second between Anna Chanthaphaeng (Boiling Springs, SC 2016) and Brynn Walker (St. Davids, PA 2016) who are both at three over par each with scores of 75.

In the Futures Series after round one, Cassie Paulin (Winston-Salem, NC 2017) is leading the field by two strokes at eight over par with a score of 80. Not far behind Paulin there is a three-way tie for second between Madison Cross (Hickory, NC 2016), Roshannah Gaur (Hinsdale, IL 2018), and Carley Rudolf (Virginia Beach, VA 2019) who are all at 10 over par each with scores of 82.

PKBGT would also like to congratulate Madison Cross on her hole-in-one on hole #11, a 133 yard par 3. This is Cross’s second hole-in-one in her career.

Sunny skies and temperatures in the mid 50s are in the forecast for Sunday. It should be a great weather for the final round of the 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 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: PKB Foundation Classic at Mid Pines

On Saturday-Sunday, January-February 31-1, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour plays the PKB Foundation Classic at Mid Pines Inn and Golf Club. Mid Pines, a classic Donald Ross designed course in the heart of the Sandhills of North Carolina, was named “Best U.S Restoration of the Year” in 2013 by Golf Magazine. The event features a field 55 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 425 members in 2014 and over 340 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf.

The Bell Division field features 23 golfers, highlighted by 10 of the top-50 players on the PKBGT Performance Index, including: Haeley Wotnosky (Wake Forest, NC 2018) ranked 14th, Killian Casson (Greenville, NC 2015) ranked 17th, Adeena Shears (Elizabeth, WV 2016) ranked 20th, Holly McCann (Raleigh, NC 2019) ranked 23rd, Rhea Bhatia (Wake Forest, NC 2015) ranked 26th, Annie Collom (Davidson, NC 2015) ranked 29th, Gracyn Burgess (Lexington, SC 2018) ranked 34th, Moon Cheong (Charlotte, NC 2017) ranked 43rd, Katharina Floyd (Chapel Hill, NC 2020) ranked 46th, and Elizabeth Nguyen (Pinehurst, NC 2017) ranked 48th.

The Futures Division field features 32 golfers, highlighted by some of the top performers on the PKBGT Performance Index, including: Sophie Holland (Cornelius, NC 2020), Ashley Kim (Chapel Hill, NC 2017), Rachel Kuehn (Asheville, NC 2019), Parker Melting (Mint Hill, NC 2018), Hailey Pendleton (Waxhaw, NC 2020), Carley Rudolf (Virginia Beach, VA 2019), Kendall Turner (Chesapeake, VA 2019), and Muskan Uppal (Cornelius, NC 2019).

The PKB Foundation Classic brings together players from 7 states including Illinois, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, and Ontario, Canada. 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: J. Spicer wins Peggy Kirk Bell Junior

On Monday, December 29, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the Peggy Kirk Bell Junior at Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club. Pine Needles, host the US Women’s Open in 1996, 2001, and 2007, is among the most well know golf courses in the southern US and a ideal setting for this new event on the PKBGT schedule. The start of the second round was delayed slightly due to rainy weather. The course was saturated from consistent overnight rain, but despite the soggy conditions, the PKB Tour girls still played some outstanding golf. The event featured a field 61 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 425 members in 2014 and over 340 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf. In the Bell Division, Jessica Spicer (Bahama, NC 2016) shot one under par with a score of 70 to place first with a two-day total of 143. Elizabeth Bose (Norfolk, VA 2015) shot four over par with a score of 75 to place second with a two-day total of 147. Killian Casson (Greenville, NC 2015) and Sarah Spicer (Bahama, NC 2016) tied for third, both with two-day totals of 149. In the Futures Division, Jalen Castle (West Columbia, SC 2020) shot four over par with a score of 75 to place first with a two-day total of 146. Rachel Kuehn (Asheville, NC 2019) shot four over par with a score of 75 to place second with a two-day total of 148 and Carley Rudolf (Virginia Beach, VA 2019) shot even par with a score of 71 to place third with a two-day total of 150. The PKB Tour will return to action in a month with the PKB Foundation Classic at Mid Pines Inn and Golf Club in Southern Pines, 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 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

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Recap: Donovan wins PKB Foundation Classic

On Sunday, February 2, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the PKB Foundation Classic @ Mid Pines Inn & GC. Due to snow on the course on Saturday, the tournament was shortened to a one-day event on Sunday. Mid Pines, a classic Donald Ross designed course in the heart of the Sandhills of North Carolina, was named “Best U.S Restoration of the Year” in 2013 by Golf Magazine. The event features a field of 44 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, Nicolette Donovan (Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 2015) shot three over par with a score of 75 to place first. Savanah Goodman (Easley, SC 2016) shot six over par with a score of 78 to place second and Grace Massengill (Hickory, NC 2016) shot seven over par with a score of 79 to place third.

In the Futures Division, Katharina Floyd (Chapel Hill, NC 2020) shot six over par with a score of 78 to place first. Mackenzie Battle (Aberdeen, NC 2018) shot 10 over par with a score of 82 and won a scorecard-playoff to place second and Jillian Preisach (Fuquay Varina, NC 2019) shot 10 over par with a score of 82 to place third.

With their victory’s, Donovan and Floyd both received class A exemptions into the Tournament of Champions this fall. With their runner-up finishes, Goodman and Battle both received class B exemptions into the Tournament of Champions.

PKBGT returns to action next weekend on Saturday-Sunday, February 8-9 with the Chanticleer Classic @ The Hackler Course at Coastal Carolina University. The tournament brings together players from Georgia, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, 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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Preview: PKB Foundation Classic at Mid Pines

On Saturday-Sunday, February 1-2, the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour plays the PKB Foundation Classic @ Mid Pines Inn & GC. Mid Pines, a classic Donald Ross designed course in the heart of the Sandhills of North Carolina, was named “Best U.S Restoration of the Year” in 2013 by Golf Magazine. The event features a field of 43 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 24 golfers, highlighted by six of the top 700 players ranked by Junior Golf Scoreboard, including: Nicolette Donovan (Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 2015) ranked 309th, Victoria Allred (Pfafftown, NC 2014) ranked 317th, Grace Massengill (Hickory, NC 2016) ranked 518th, Siranon Shoomee (Sanford, NC 2016) ranked 546th, and Savanah Goodman (Easley, SC 2016) ranked 665th.

The Futures Division field features 19 golfers, highlighted by some of the top performers on the 2013 PKBGT Order of Merit lists, including: Madison Branum (Lexington, SC 2018), Hailey Freedman (Chapel Hill, NC 2018), Ellis Hunter (Greensboro, NC 2016), and Olivia John (Summerfield, NC 2018).

The PKB Foundation Classic @ Mid Pines Inn & GC brings together players from Florida, Illinois, Maryland, 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 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.

 

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Recap: Goodman wins Bulldog Classic

On Sunday, January 26, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the Bulldog Classic @ University of Georgia GC. University of Georgia GC, home of the University of Georgia Bulldogs men’s and women’s golf teams and the 2013 Women’s NCAA National Championship, is a challenging course for this two-day tournament. The event featured a field of 20 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, Savanah Goodman (Easley, SC 2016) shot six over par with a score of 78 to place first with a two-day total of 159. Janet Mao (Johns Creek, GA 2015) shot five over par with a score of 77 to place second with a two-day total of 160 and Juliana Sebastian (Columbia, SC 2014) shot two over par with a score of 74 to place third with a two-day total of 161.

In the Futures Division, Haley Grable (Bogart, GA 2016) shot 11 over par par with a score of 83 to place first with a two-day total of 162. Woo Wade (Dunwoody, GA 2019) shot 10 over par with a score of 82 to place second with a two-day total of 170 and Kiana Jones (Columbia, SC 2016) shot 17 over par with a score of 89 to place third with a two-day total of 178.

With their victory’s, Goodman and Grable both received class A exemptions into the Tournament of Champions this fall. With their runner-up finishes, Mao and Wade both received class B exemptions into the Tournament of Champions.

PKBGT returns to action next weekend on Saturday-Sunday, February 1-2 with the PKB Foundation Classic @ Mid Pines Inn & GC. The tournament brings together players from across Florida, Illinois, Maryland, 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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