Preview: Wolfpack Classic @ NC State’s Lonnie Poole GC

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On Saturday-Sunday, July 1-2, the 2017 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour plays the Wolfpack Classic at Lonnie Poole Golf Course at NC State University in Raleigh, NC. Lonnie Poole, home to the North Carolina State University women’s golf teams is a demanding course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field 59 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour.

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The Pep Series field features 33 golfers, highlighted by 6 of the top-25 players on the PKBGT Prep Series Order of Merit – NC. The field includes: Emelia Pack (Browns Summit, NC 2019) ranked 1st, Paris Fieldings (Suffolk, VA 2023) ranked 4th, Megan Kanaby (Chapel Hill, NC 2019) ranked 7th, Grace Huffman ( Lexington, VA 2018) ranked 8th, Victoria Ladd (Greensboro, NC 2019) ranked 13th, and Nicole Kramer (Charlotte, NC 2018) ranked 23rd.

The Futures Series field features 26 golfers, highlighted by a 8 of top-20 players on the 2017 PKBGT Futures Series Order of Merit – NC list, including: Macy Pate (Boone, NC 2023) ranked 2nd, Kayla Dowell (Mebane, NC 2021) ranked 3rd, Heather Appelson (Wake Forest, NC 2023) ranked 8th, Kayla Yang (Maiden, NC 2019) ranked 10th, Annabelle Millard (Indian Trail, NC 2022) ranked 11th, ranked T14 are Catherine Vivongsy (Wake Forest, NC 2021) and Grace Greene (Apex, NC 2019), Trinity Muthomi (Kernersville, NC 2022) is ranked T16, Grayson Warren (Washington, NC 2021) is ranked 18th.

The Wolfpack Classic brings together players from Alabama, California, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, 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 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 2015 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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