On Saturday, May 9, the 2015 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the Metrolina Classic at Rock Hill Country Club. Rock Hill, home to the Winthrop University women’s golf team, is a fantastic course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field 38 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 after round one, Jodee Tindal (Rock Hill, SC 2017) is leading the field by five strokes at two over par with a score of 74. Jensen Castle (West Columbia, SC 2019) and Keri Kenkel (Charlotte, NC 2017) are tied for second at seven over par, each with scores of 79.
In the Future Series after round one, Madison Elliott (Little River, SC 2017) is leading the field by one stroke at six over par with a score of 78. Not far behind Elliott is Emily Dunlap (Greenville, SC 2019) at seven over par with a score of 79 and Muskan Uppal (Cornelius, NC 2019) at nine over par with a score of 81.
Sunny skies with temperatures in the mid 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 336-347-8537.