On Saturday, August 25, the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour in partnership with the WSCGA Junior Golf Foundation plays the Southeast Series Finale event at The GC at Wescott Plantation in North Charleston, SC.
The SC One-Day Series included 8 One-Day tournaments in the South Carolina region, concluding this weekend with a two-day Series Finale. 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 Southeast Series Finale at The GC at Wescott Plantation features a field of 20 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour.
Leading the Prep Division after the first round is Sarah Boteler (Greenville, SC 2021) with a round 1 score of 1-over par, 73. There is currently a two way tie for 2nd place. Maddie Frank (Hilton Head Island, SC 2020) and Alexia Siehl (Fort Mill, SC 2022) both finished the day with a score of 77. There is a two-way tie for 4th place. Madilyn Newman (Knoxville, TN 2021) and Chloe Holder (Williamston, SC 2021) both finished the day with a score of 78.
Leading the Futures Division after round 1 is Izzy Stone (Beaufort, SC 2020) with a score of, 77. Currently in 2nd place with a round 1 score of 81 is Autumn Carey (Manning, SC 2022). In third place is Sarah Fox (Lakeland, FL 2021) with a score of 83. Currently in fourth place is Allison Lebo (North Augusta, SC 2022) with a score of 84.
Everyone looks to continue their success at round 2 of the Southeast Finale. We look forward to a great 2nd round!
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 500 members in 2016 and over 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.