Preview: NC One-Day at Monroe Country Club

//Preview: NC One-Day at Monroe Country Club

Preview: NC One-Day at Monroe Country Club

On Saturday, May 19, the 2018 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour plays the first North Carolina One-Day Series event of the 2018 season at Monroe Country Club.

The NC One-Day Series will include 11 One-Day tournaments in North Carolina, concluding with a two-day Series Finale at the end of the season. These events offer innovative yardage-based divisions to girls aged 9-17. The PKBGT Series Progression allows players to progress towards playing collegiate golf by playing yardage/skill appropriate tournaments as they develop their game.

One-day tournaments are designed for golfers of all skill levels, but are a great place for development golfers to “get in to the swing of things” playing tournament golf. The goal of One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course. The 2nd North Carolina One-Day Series event  at Monroe CC features a field of 66 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour.

Featured in the 13 player Prep Series are Kelley Topiwala (Matthews, NC 2020), Annabelle Millard (Indian Trail, NC 2022) and Cindy Song (Waxhaw, NC 2023). Kelley is currently ranked T9 on the Prep NC Order of Merit. She finished T8 at the NC Classic at Sapona Ridge CC. Annabelle is currently ranked 12th on the Prep NC Order of Merit. She finished in 1st place at the NC One-Day at Longleaf Golf & Family Club. Cindy is currently ranked 19th on the Prep NC Order of Merit and has 2 wins so far this season at the Metrolina Classic and the SC One-Day at the Members Club at Woodcreek.

Featured in the 40 player Futures Series are Tyler Spriggs (Cary, NC 2023), Elizabeth Lohbauer (Huntersville, NC 2021) and Anna Claire Bridge (Raleigh, NC 2021). Tyler is currently ranked 1st on the Futures NC Order of Merit and finished 1st at the NC One-Day at Longleaf Golf & Family Club. Elizabeth is currently ranked 7th on the Futures National Order of Merit and finished 1st at the Metrolina Classic at Rock Hill CC. Anna Claire is currently ranked T10 on the Futures NC Order of Merit and finished T10 at the NC One-Day at Longleaf Golf & Family Club.

Featured in the 13 player Discovery Series are Landry Hamm (Charlotte, NC 2027), Gracie Song (Waxhaw, NC 2026) and Ellen Yu (High Point, NC 2025). Landry is currently ranked 3rd on the Discovery SC Series Order of Merit and finished in 3rd place at the SC One-Day at the Members Club at Woodcreek. Gracie is currently ranked 1st in the Discovery SC Series Order of Merit and finished in 1st place at the SC One-Day Series at the Members Club at Woodcreek. Ellen is currently ranked 1st in the Discovery NC Series Order of Merit and was the champion of the NC One-Day at Longleaf Golf & Family Club.

Everyone looks to continue their success this weekend at the NC One-Day Series at Monroe CC! Awards will be presented to the top-4 finishers in the Prep and Futures Series, and the top-3 finishers in the Discovery Series. We look forward to 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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