Snow Hill, NC– The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour headed east for the first playing of the Cutter Creek Girls Classic at Cutter Creek Golf Club in Snow Hill, North Carolina. This event features contestants in our Prep Preview and Futures National divisions in the event just before the Regional Tournament of Champions at the Palmetto Dunes Golf Resort. Many of our youngest players on the tour who just graduated out of the Discovery Division made their eighteen hole debut at Cutter Creek Golf Club.
The greater Philadelphia native Charlotte Scully (Chadds Ford, PA 2021) takes the overnight lead at Cutter Creek Golf Club after a round of 76 (+4). The senior started her day off on a good note with a birdie on the opening hole. Just one of two players to go under on the opening hole. The Chadds Ford, PA native went out in 37 (+1) and home in 39 (+3). Charlotte holds a one-shot lead over Mckenzie Weddle (Floyd, VA 2023) who fired a (+5) round of 77 to open the tournament.
Eight players stand within four shots of the leader Scully including Megan Morris (Cary, NC 2021), who signed her NLI to Rhodes College earlier this week. Morris opened with a round of 80.
Playing in the final pairing with Scully and Weddle is Kaitlin Rand (Raleigh, NC 2022), who closed round one at (+6).
1. Charlotte Scully (Chadds Ford, PA 2021) / 76 (+4)
2. Mckenzie Weddle (Floyd, VA 2023) / 77 (+5)
T3. Kaitlin Rand (Raleigh, NC 2022) / 78 (+6)
T3. Sadler Miller (Clayton, NC 2022) / 78 (+6)
The newcomer to the National Series, and fresh off a dominant performance in the Regional Discovery Series is the round one leader Jenna Kim (Raleigh, NC 2027) with a round of 72 (E). Kim won more than any other player over the summer. Kim carded four birdies on the day to take a five-shot lead over her good friend Ella June Hannant (Pikeville, NC 2027) at 77 (+5). Breannon Council (Wilson, NC 2024) holds tight in third place after her round of 80 (+8).
1. Jenna Kim (Raleigh, NC 2027) / 72 (E)
2. Ella June Hannant (Pikeville, NC 2027) / 77 (+5)
3. Breannon Council (Wilson, NC 2024) / 80 (+8)
T4. Xinyan Li (Waxhaw, NC 2024) / 88 (+16)
T4. Sahej Singh (Apex, NC 2023) / 88 (+16)
Round 2 will begin Sunday, November 15, at 9:50 AM, weather permitting.
Follow the final round at the Cutter Creek Girls Classic.
About the PKBGT
Founded in 2007 by Girls Golf of America, a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization, 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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