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Recap: Chang wins Jimmy Anderson Jr Girls

On Sunday, October 5, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the 6th Annual Jimmy Anderson Junior Girls’ at Jacksonville Country Club. The event was a partner event between the Carolinas Golf Association & the PKB Tour. The event featured 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 participants will be vying for four coveted invitations to the PKBGT INVITATIONAL at Grandover Resort (East Course) in November.

Jennifer Chang (Cary, NC 2018) shot even par with a score of 72 for a two-day total of 143 to place first. Chang has won this event two years in a row. Emilia Migliaccio (Cary, NC 2017) shot one over par with a score of 73 to for a two-day total of 146 to place second and Killian Casson (Greenville, NC 2015) shot six over par with a score of 78 for a two-day total of BLANK 151 place third.

With their outstanding performance this weekend, Chang, Migliaccio, Casson, Caroline Curtis (Glen Allen, VA 2019), Rhea Bhatia (Wake Forest, NC 2015), LeAnn Domitrovits (Newport, NC 2015), and Natalie Petersen (Holly Springs, NC 2017) received invitations into the PKBGT INVITATIONAL in November. PKBGT returns to on action on Saturday, November 1 with the Last Chance Fall Preview @ Forest Oaks CC in Greensboro, NC.

The tournament held ever year is to honor Jimmy Anderson, the former head golf professional at Jacksonville Country Club for over 25 years. Each Saturday morning, he conducted a junior golf clinic to help spread the game of golf to the next generation. During his tenure at Jacksonville CC, he taught many juniors including numerous future collegiate and golf professionals. Not only did he teach the game of golf, but was always there with a helpful word of encouragement to any young golfer.

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: Chang leads Jimmy Anderson Jr Girls

On Saturday, October 4, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the 6th Annual Jimmy Anderson Junior Girls’ at Jacksonville Country Club. The event is a partner event between the Carolinas Golf Association & the PKB Tour. The event features a field of 40 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 participants will be vying for four coveted invitations to the PKBGT INVITATIONAL at Grandover Resort (East Course) in November.

After round one, Jennifer Chang (Cary, NC 2018) is leading the field by two strokes at one under par with a score of 71. Not far behind Chang is Killian Casson (Greenville, NC 2015) and Emilia Migliaccio (Cary, NC 2017) who are tied for second at one over par each with scores of 73 and Caroline Curtis (Glen Allen, VA 2019) who is in fourth place at two over par with a score of 74.

Weather for Sunday’s round looks like a fabulous fall day, with sunny skies and temperatures in the mid 60s. It should be a great day to conclude the 6th Annual Jimmy Anderson Junior Girls’.

The tournament held ever year is to honor Jimmy Anderson, the former head golf professional at Jacksonville Country Club for over 25 years. Each Saturday morning, he conducted a junior golf clinic to help spread the game of golf to the next generation. During his tenure at Jacksonville CC, he taught many juniors including numerous future collegiate and golf professionals. Not only did he teach the game of golf, but was always there with a helpful word of encouragement to any young golfer.

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: Jimmy Anderson Jr Girls

On Saturday-Sunday, October 4-5, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour plays the 6th Annual Jimmy Anderson Junior Girls’ at Jacksonville Country Club. The event is a partner event between the Carolinas Golf Association & the PKB Tour. 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 participants will be vying for four coveted invitations to the PKBGT INVITATIONAL at Grandover Resort (East Course) in November.

The field features 41 girls, highlighted by nine of the top-75 players on the PKBGT Performance Index, including: Emilia Migliaccio (Cary, NC 2017) ranked 5th, Jennifer Chang (Cary, NC 2018) ranked 8th, Haeley Wotnosky (Wake Forest, NC 2018) ranked 17th, Rhea Bhatia (Wake Forest, NC 2015) ranked 34th, Holly McCann (Raleigh, NC 2019) ranked 36th, Killian Casson (Greenville, NC 2015) ranked 39th, Caroline Curtis (Glen Allen, VA 2019) ranked 44th, Hailey Freedman (Chapel Hill, NC 2018) ranked 68th, and Megan Munroe (Raeford, NC 2016) ranked 72nd.

The tournament held ever year is to honor Jimmy Anderson, the former head golf professional at Jacksonville Country Club for over 25 years. Each Saturday morning, he conducted a junior golf clinic to help spread the game of golf to the next generation. During his tenure at Jacksonville CC, he taught many juniors including numerous future collegiate and golf professionals. Not only did he teach the game of golf, but was always there with a helpful word of encouragement to any young golfer.

The event brings together players from North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. The top-four finishers will each receive an invitation to the PKBGT INVITATIONAL at Grandover Resort (East Course). The event brings together some of the best golfers on the East coast and in the Midwest. It is a highly ranked event by Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings, AJGA Performance Based Entry, and Junior Golf Scoreboard. This event should not be missed!

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: Dobbins wins at Radford

On Saturday, September 27, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the Mid-Atlantic Fall Preview at Draper Valley Golf Club. Draper Valley, home to the Radford University men’s and women’s golf teams, is an beautiful course for this two-day fall qualifier tournament. The event features a field of 21 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 participants will be vying for five coveted invitations to the PKBGT INVITATIONAL at Grandover Resort (East Course) in November.

Kendall Dobbins (Summerfield, NC 2016) shot four over par with 76 to place first with a two-day total of 150. Kathryn Carson (Mooresville, NC 2017) shot seven over par with a score 79 to place second with a two-day total of 156 and Roshnee Sharma (Waxhaw, NC 2016) shot six over par with a score of 78 to place third with a two-day total of 159.

With their top-5 finishes today, Dobbins, Carson, Sharma, Josephine Jung (Ellicott City, MD 2016), Grace Massengil (Hickory, NC 2016), and Moon Cheong (Charlotte, NC 2017) receive invitations into the PKBGT INVITATIONAL in November. PKBGT returns to on action on Saturday-Sunday, October 4-5 with the PKBGT-TYGA Jimmy Anderson Junior @ Jacksonville CC in Jacksonville, 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 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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