On Sunday, June 2, the 2019 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the final round of the Central Florida Series Girls Classic at LPGA International Golf Club in Daytona Beach, FL. The PKBGT is excited to be working in partnership with Insurance Office of America as the presenting sponsor of the series for the second year in a row!
These PKBGT regional 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.
Bringing home the trophy in the Prep Division was Annabelle Mozingo (Jacksonville, FL 2022)! Mozingo finished the tournament with a total score of 83, 78 = 161 (+17). Finishing runner-up with a two-day score of 83, 79 = 162 (+18) was Hannah Jonely (Ashburn, VA 2020). In third place, finishing with a two-day score of 85, 84 = 169 (+25), was Sarah Fox (Lakeland, FL 2021)
In the Futures Division, Abigail Fernandez (Windermere, FL 2023) took home the championship after posting a two-day score of 83, 82 = 165 (+21). In second place was Morgan Stephens (Sanford, FL 2020) who finished the tournament with a score of 86, 87 = 173 (+29).
Chloe Browning (Oviedo, FL 2021) closed out the Futures Division in third place. She finished with a two-day total score of 116, 104 = 220 (+76).
In the Discovery Division, Brynn Pressimone (Longwood, FL 2025) topped the leaderboard with a weekend total of 41, 44 = 85 (+13). She brought home the victory by winning a tiebreaker playoff hole! Kelsey Douglas (Orlando, FL 2027) came in second place, also finishing with a two-day score of 43, 42 = 85 (+13). She fell just short in the tiebreaker playoff, earning runner-up honors!
Finishing in third place, Riley Fletcher (Winter Springs, FL 2025) finished with a weekend total of 45, 43 = 88 (+16). Closing out the top five, in a two-way tie for fourth place, was Haley Plumley (Maitland, FL 2026) and Madison Dusenbury (Deland, FL 2028). Both players finished with two-day scores of 94 (+22).
The PKBGT’s Central Florida Series plays the Central Florida Series Finale on June 15-16 at Saddlebrook Resort (Palmer) in Wesley Chapel, FL. Make sure to #inviteHER to try out their first tournament FREE at a PKBGT Central Florida Series event!
About the PKBGT Regional Series
One-day tournaments are designed for golfers of all skill levels but are a great place for development golfers to “get into 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 Central Florida Regional Series is part of the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour.
About the Insurance Office of America
With the vision “to be a family of companies that grow and lead the marketplace by serving our clients, our community and one another,” Insurance Office of America is one of the largest, privately held agencies in the country. The company began in 1988 with $166,000 in revenue. Over the years, through client retention, growth, and the addition of first-class agents, it has grown to $181 million in revenue in 2016. In addition, IOA is the title sponsor for 3 LPGA Symetra Tour Events, the IOA Championship presented by Morongo Casino Resort and Spa, the IOA Invitational at Atlanta National Golf Club and the IOA Golf Classic at Alaqua CC. IOA also covers over 50 sports teams including the multiple teams in the NBA, NHL, NFL, WNBA and more.
To learn more about Insurance Office of America, visit: http://www.ioausa.com/
About the PKBGT
Founded in 2007 by the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization, as a local girls’ golf tour in the Triad region of North Carolina, the tour began as a simple concept: create more effective competitive playing opportunities for girls. By utilizing innovative yardage-based divisions instead of the traditional age-based format, the tour focused on developing tournament experience at the player’s pace. The 2019 season will feature over 90 tournaments in 9 states on the East Coast and with over 900 members, the PKBGT is the largest girl’s only tour in the country. Learn more about the PKBGT at http://www.pkbgt.org/.