On Saturday, September 16, 2017 the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the North Carolina Series Finale at Statesville CC in Statesville, NC. This event wraps up the NC One-Day Series Events of the 2017 season.
Leading the Prep Series after firing an impressive first round score of 4-under par, 68, was Kayla Smith (Burlington, NC 2019). Sitting 4 shots back in second place is Ryann Sinclair (Mooresville, NC 2019) after a first round score of even par, 72. Currently, there is a two-way tie for third place. Taylor Miano (Dobbs Ferry, NY 2020) and Caroline Crumrine (Wilmington, NC 2020) both finished the day at 2-over par, 74.
In the Futures Series, there is currently a two-way tie for first place. Kayla Dowell (Mebane, NC 2021) and Annabelle Millard (Indian Trail, NC 2022) both finished the day with a first round score of 77, leading the Futures Series by 4 strokes. Currently tied for third place are Amber Capote (Waxhaw, NC 2020) and Lauren Denhard (Salisbury, NC 2019). Both ended the day with a first round total of 81. Sitting in fifth place after round one is Macy Pate (Boone, NC 2023) finishing the day at 82.
It will be an exciting finish on Sunday!
The Discovery Series played a one-day, 18-hole event. Winning the Discovery Series was Ellen Yu (High Point, NC 2025) who finished the day at 5 over par, 77. Runner-up in the Discovery Series was Gracie Song (Waxhaw, NC 2026) who finished the day with a score of 84. Taking third place was Madison Dial (High Point, NC 2025) who finished the day at 88.
Congratulations to our winners of the Discovery Division!
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 email@example.com or 336-347-8537.