Thomasville, NC- The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour concluded the 2020 North Carolina Regional Series this weekend in Thomasville, NC, at Colonial Country Club. Colonial Country Club, set in the rolling hills and hardwood forests of Thomasville, North Carolina. The best of the region, including the top-ranked players in the Storie Order of Merit, are vying for crucial OOM points, automatic invites into some of the best fall events, including the Prep, Futures, and Discovery Invitational as well as the PKBGT Tournament of Champions!
Saia Rampersaud (Durham, NC 2025) opening with a solid round of 72 (E). Saia carded four birdies, including one on the first, tenth, and eighteenth holes for the Durham native. Saia holds an overnight lead of three shots. Sahana Mantha (Charlotte, NC 2025) sits three off Rampersaud after her opening round 75 (+3). Ava Lucas (Raleigh, NC 2021) and Kayla Dowell (Mebane, NC 2021) are tied for third at (+4).
1. Saia Rampersaud (Durham, NC 2025) / 72 (E)
2. Sahana Mantha (Charlotte, NC 2025) / 75 (+3)
T3. Kayla Dowell (Mebane, NC 2021) / 76 (+4)
T3. Ava Lucas (Raleigh, NC 2021) / 76 (+4)
A Pennsylvania native holds the lead in the Futures division after an opening-round 72 (+1). Rachel Joyce (Quakertown, PA 2026) fired three birdies of her first four holes on the backside to take a six-shot lead on the field heading into tomorrow’s final round. Paige Sidney (Clemmons, NC 2024) and Ellie Acrey (Winston-Salem, NC 2026) hold the silver position at the moment after rounds of 78 (+7).
1. Rachel Joyce (Quakertown, PA 2026) / 72 (+1)
T2. Paige Sidney (Clemmons, NC 2024) / 78 (+7)
T2. Ellie Acrey (Winston Salem, NC 2026) / 78 (+7)
4. Madison Myers (Cary, NC 2025) / 80 (+9)
The lone rounds under par occurred in the Discovery division & will expect nothing less than the same tomorrow from the talented youngsters. Leading the way is Hallie Wilson (Winston Salem, NC 2027), firing a round of 33 (-3) including three birdies and six pars on the card. Cami Caraccia (Mooresville, NC 2027) and Jenna Kim (Raleigh, NC 2027) followed with a 34 (-2).
1. Hallie Wilson (Winston Salem, NC 2027) / 33 (-3)
T2. Cami Caraccia (Mooresville, NC 2027) / 34 (-2)
T2. Jenna Kim (Raleigh, NC 2027) / 34 (-2)
4. Alisa Davidova (Roanoke, VA 2027) / 37 (+1)
Follow the final round at the North Carolina Series Finale.
About the PKBGT
Founded in 2007 by Girls Golf of America, 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 2020-2021 season will feature over 110 tournaments in 9 states on the East Coast, and with over 1,000 members, the PKBGT is the largest girl’s only tour in the country. Learn more about the PKBGT at http://www.pkbgt.org/.
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