On Sunday-Monday, May 27-28 the 2018 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour plays the PKBGT Collegiate Series Event #1 at Country Club of Salisbury. Salisbury, home of the Catawba College women’s golf team, is a tricky course for this two-day tournament. The event features a field 6 alumni players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour.
The 2017 Champions of the Collegiate Four-Ball at Country Club of Salisbury were Kate Collum (Davidson, NC 2014) and Crockett Floyd (Bogart, GA 2015) of Samford University in Birmingham, AL. They posted a score of 71-70-141 to win the event by 6 strokes.
The 2018 Collegiate Series field features 6 PKBGT Alumni: Alexandria Bare (UNC Pembroke), Abby Bolt (Appalachian State), Casey Burroughs (UNC Pembroke), Patricia Thompson (Appalachian State), Maya White (Western Carolina) and Cameron Wood (Western Carolina).
We look forward to a great tournament!
The PKB Collegiate Series is a summer division for girls playing in or recently graduated from college golf. Players must be a current collegiate golfer or a recent graduate 25 years of age or younger. The yardages will be played between 5,800 and 6,200 yards. The next PKB Collegiate event is the PKBGT Collegiate Amateur at Salem Glen Golf & CC in Clemmons, NC on August 4-5, 2018. There is still time to register!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 336-347-8537.