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Recap: Walsh, Harman win Commonwealth Classic

On Sunday, June 14, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the Commonwealth Classic at Fawn Lake Country Club. Fawn Lake, nicknamed Arnold Palmer’s “Virginia Masterpiece”, was a demanding course for this two-day tournament. The event featured 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 Prep Series, Sirena Walsh (Chantilly, VA 2016) shot four over par with a score of 77 to place first with a two-day total of 155. Julia Calomiris (Washington, DC 2018) shot four over par with a score of 77 to place second with a two-day total of 157 and Jacqueline Cherry (Ellicott City, MD 2018) shot five over par with a score of 78 to place third with a two-day total of 162.

In the Future Series, Jaden Harman (Harrisonburg, VA 2019) shot two over par with a score of 75 to place first with a two-day total of 151. Jinny Park (Fairfax, VA 2019) shot one over par with a score of 74 to place second with a two-day total of 153 and Rory Weinfurther (Midlothian, VA 2020) shot eight over par with a score of 81 to place third with a two-day total of 161.

PKBGT returns to action on Friday, June 19 with the One-Day Open Series @ Longleaf Golf & Country Club in Southern Pines, NC. The event brings together players 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 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: Walsh, Harman lead Commonwealth Classic

On Saturday, June 13, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the Commonwealth Classic at Fawn Lake Country Club. Fawn Lake, nicknamed Arnold Palmer’s “Virginia Masterpiece”, is a demanding 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 Prep Series after round 1, Sirena Walsh (Chantilly, VA 2016) is leading the field by two strokes at five over par with a score of 78. Not far behind Walsh is Julia Calomiris (Washington, DC 2018) at seven over par with a score of 80, and Lena Capoccia (Bethesda, MD 2018) and Diana Cristina Domenech (Richmond, VA 2018) at nine over par both with scores of 81.

In the Futures Series after round 1, Jaden Harman (Harrisonburg, VA 2019) is leading the field by three stroke at three over par with a score of 76. Not far behind Harman, Kathryn Cardenas (Stafford, VA) and Jinny Park (Fairfax, VA 2019) are tied for second at six over par each with scores of 79.

Sunny skies and temperatures in the 90s 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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Recap: Nguyen wins Boars Head Inn Classic

On Sunday, March 30, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the Boar’s Head Inn Classic at Birdwood Golf Course at UVA. Birdwood, home to the University of Virginia men’s and women’s golf teams was an excellent course for this two-day tournament. The weather was grueling this weekend with gusting winds, rain, and cold temperatures, but despite the less than ideal conditions, the girls played hard and finished strong. The event featured 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.

In the Bell Division, Bryana Nguyen (Columbia, MD 2014) six over par with a score of 78 to place first with a two-day total is 154. Adeena Shears (Elizabeth, WV 2016) shot eight over par with a score of 80 and won a scorecard playoff to place second with a two-day total is 157 and Delaney Shah (North Potomac, MD 2016) shot 12 over par with a score of 84 to place third with a two-day total is 157.

In the Futures Division, Sirena Walsh (Chantilly, VA 2016) shot 13 over par with a score of 85 to place first with a two-day total is 169. Diana Cristina Domenech (Richmond, VA 2018) shot 15 over par with a score of 87 to place second with a two-day total is 172 and Jaden Harman (Grottoes, VA 2019) shot 18 over par with a score of 90 to place third with a two-day total is 180.

PKBGT would like to congratulate Sarah Towne (Chapel Hill, NC 2015) on her hole-in-one today on hole #8, a 134 yard par 3. This is the 10th hole-in-one in PKB Tour history.

With their victory’s, Nguyen and Walsh both received class A exemptions into the Tournament of Champions this fall. With their runner-up finishes, Shears, Shah, and Domenech both received class C exemptions into the Tournament of Champions.

PKBGT returns to action next weekend with the Wolfpack Classic @ Lonnie Poole Golf Course at NC State in Raleigh, NC. The tournament is a qualifier for the Callaway Junior World Golf Championship in San Diego, CA. The event brings together players from Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, 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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Recap: Migliaccio wins NC University Classic at UNC

On Sunday, March 9, the 2014 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the NC University Classic at the UNC Finley Golf Course. The Finley Golf Course, home of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Tar Heels golf teams, was a demanding course for this two-day tournament. The event featured a field of 81 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 event is ranked by the GolfWeek/Titliest national rankings and is the largest classic tournament of the 2013 season.

In the Bell Division, Emilia Migliaccio (Cary, NC 2017) shot two under par with a score of 70 to place first with a two-day total of 142. Siranon Shoomee (Sanford, NC 2016) shot two over par with a score of 74 and won a scorecard playoff to place second with a two-day total of 146 and Jennifer Chang (Cary, NC 2018) shot two over par with a score of 74 to place third with a two-day total of 146.

In the Futures Division, Sirena Walsh (Chantilly, VA 2016) shot seven over par with a score of 79 to place first with a two-day total of 160. Miranda Lassiter (Chesapeake, VA 2016) shot six over par with a score of 78 and won a scorecard playoff to place second with a two-day total of 162 and Mackenzie Battle (Aberdeen, NC 2018) shot 10 over par with a score of 82 to place third with a two-day total of 162.

With their victory’s, Migliaccio and Walsh both received class A exemptions into the Tournament of Champions this fall. With their runner-up finishes, Shoomee, Chang, Lassiter, and Battle both received class B exemptions into the Tournament of Champions.

PKBGT returns to action next weekend with the Palmetto Classic @ Cobblestone Park Golf Club in Blythewood, SC. The event brings together players from Georgia, 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 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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