On Saturday, July 7th, the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour in partnership with the WSCGA Junior Golf Foundation plays the South Carolina One-Day Series event of the 2018 season at The Windermere Club in Blythewood, SC.
The SC One-Day Series will include 8 One-Day tournaments in the South Carolina region,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.
Featured in the 13 player Prep Series are Cori Langford (Blythewood, SC 2020), Ella Kue (King Mountain, NC 2023) and Amber Capote (Waxhaw, NC 2020). Cori is currently ranked 39th on the Prep Southeast Order of Merit. She finished runner-up in the Futures National Division at the Coastal Carolina Classic at the Hackler Course. Ella is currently ranked 16th on the Prep Southeast Order of Merit. She has 3 wins this season: the Southeast Classic at Columbia Country Club, the PKBGT Masters at Greenville Country Club and the SC One-Day Series at Spring Valley CC. Amber is currently ranked 28th in the Prep Southeast Order of Merit and came 3rd place at the Southeast Classic at Columbia Country Club.
Featured in the 13 player Futures Series are Regan Clifford (Mount Pleasant, SC 2020), Allison Lebo (North Augusta, SC 2022) and Abby Franks (Roebuck, SC 2023). Regan is currently ranked 7th on the Futures SC Order of Merit and finished in 1st place at the SC One-Day Series at the CC of South Carolina. Allison is currently ranked 2nd on the Futures SC Order of Merit and finished T2nd at the SC One-Day Series at the CC of South Carolina. Abby finished the 2017 season ranked 2nd on the Futures SC Order of Merit and finished T3rd this year at the Orange Whip Classic at the Walker Course at Clemson University.
Featured in the 3 player Discovery Series is Gracie Song (Waxhaw, NC 2026) and Landry Ham (Charlotte, NC 2027). Gracie is currently ranked 1st on the Discovery SC Oder of Merit and has 2 wins this season at the SC One-Day Series at the Members Club at Woodcreek and at the NC One-Day Series at Statesville CC. Landry is currently ranked 3rd on the Discovery SC Order of Merit. She finished runner-up at the SC One-Day Series at Spring Valley CC.
Everyone looks to continue their success this weekend at the South Carolina One-Day Series event at The Windermere Club! 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 336-347-8537.