Preview: NC One-Day Series at Pine Island CC

//Preview: NC One-Day Series at Pine Island CC

Preview: NC One-Day Series at Pine Island CC

On Monday, July 16th, the 2018 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour plays the North Carolina One-Day Series event at Pine Island 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 North Carolina One-Day Series event  at Pine Island CC features a field of 24 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour.

Featured in the 9 player Prep Series are Alyssa Cox (Mount Airy, NC 2019), Anna McDonald (Hickory, NC 2019) and Sohpie Holland (Cornelius, NC 202o). Alyssa is currently ranked T12th on the Prep NC Order of Merit. She finished in 4th place at the Gate City Classic at Forest Oaks CC. Anna is currently ranked T2nd on the Prep Southeast Order of Merit. She finished in T2nd place at the Metrolina Classic at Rock Hill CC. Sophie is currently ranked T14th on the Prep NC Order of Merit and finished T3rd place at the North Carolina Classic at Sapona Ridge CC.

Featured in the 9 player Futures Series are Elli Flinchum (Summerfield, NC 2022), Bethany Welch (Matthews, NC 2023) and Olivia Peterson (Summerfield, NC 2022 ). Elli is currently ranked T18th on the Futures NC Order of Merit and finished T5th place at the NC One-Day Series at Statesville CC. Bethany is currently ranked 9th on the Futures NC Order of Merit and finished T5th at the Gate City Classic at Forest Oaks CC. Olivia is currently ranked 36th on the Futures NC Order of Merit and finished T8th at the NC One-Day Series at Statesville CC.

Featured in the 6  player Discovery Series is Landry Hamm (Charlotte, NC 2027), Sally Toalson (Clemmons, NC 2024) and Ellen Yu (High Point, NC 2025). Landry is currently ranked 3rd on the Discovery SC Order of Merit and finished in 2nd place at the SC One-Day Series at The Windermere Club. Sally is currently ranked 7th in the Discovery NC Order of Merit and finished in 4th place at the SC One-Day Series at the Members Club at Woodcreek. Ellen is currently ranked 1st in the Discovery NC Order of Merit and was the champion of both the NC One-Day at Longleaf Golf & Family Club and the NC One-Day at Mill Creek GC.

Everyone looks to continue their success this week at the NC One-Day Series at Pine Island 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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