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Tour Director of the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls' Golf Tour

PKBGT Adopts New Player & Spectator Safety Protocols

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls Golf Tour has adopted the following protocols to better serve and protect our players, families, and staff.  Along with our association partners, as we begin reopening from the COVID-19 pandemic, we hope that you understand the significance of being able to play golf tournaments and will adhere to the following protocols in order to keep our tournaments safe for players, volunteers, host [...]

By |2020-05-13T19:57:46+00:00May 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Update 5-6: PKBGT Statement on Restart of Operations due to COVID-19

Update May 6, 2020 - 12:00 PM To the PKBGT Community, Our Board of Directors has given approval for the resumption of play of the PKBGT beginning with the week of May 18th.  New playing and event operation guidelines in line with CDC and golf industry Back2Golf guidelines will be enacted to ensure a safe and positive playing environment for all involved.  More details on these policies [...]

By |2020-05-06T15:56:28+00:00May 6th, 2020|Tour News|1 Comment

Qualify for the 2020 Spring Invitational (Prep Preview Finale)

On the tenth and eleventh of April, the best of the Prep Series will converge on the Peedee for the PKBGT Spring Invitational. This invitation-only competition will serve as the Prep Preview Series Finale and brings an exciting field of elite juniors to the challenging Wachesaw Plantation Club.  The event is designed to add to a series of premier, PKBGT championship events hosted each spring featuring numerous [...]

By |2020-03-30T18:12:07+00:00January 28th, 2020|Event News, Tour News|0 Comments

How Priority Based Entry Works

The PKBGT Priority Based Entry system exists to create a registration method for Championship & elite national Classic events that guarantees the strongest fields for these events. For each event that uses the Priority system, a players ranking on the PKBGT Performance Index, National Junior Golf Scoreboard and other ranking factors will be considered. Below we outline the different entrance policies we use for each Series. The PKBGT offers [...]

By |2020-02-15T20:52:58+00:00November 12th, 2019|"Talking Girls' Golf", Tour News|0 Comments

Where Am I on PKBGT Developmental Pathway?

How is the pathway structured?  And why is it structured the way it is? Our major goal for the tour is to create opportunity for the girls at all phases in the developmental process.  One of the big gaps that we saw in junior girls development is that the one size fits all structure for girls fields in the typical coed environment.  Too often, the girls get [...]

By |2019-11-21T18:47:39+00:00November 7th, 2019|"Talking Girls' Golf", Tour News|0 Comments

Regional Invitational brings together top players from 2019 season

A culmination of ten months of stellar golf across the East Coast will be celebrated at Carolina National Golf Club next weekend.  Players representing all the regional Series in the PKBGT program will be on hand to compete and be recognized as part of the PKBGT Prep & Futures Invitational and Storie Apparel Awards & Player Dinner. PKBGT PREP & FUTURES INVITATIONAL Forty-six competitors will compete to [...]

By |2019-10-20T16:49:20+00:00October 20th, 2019|Event News|0 Comments

Webinar: Leveraging Your Summer Schedule

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR WEBINAR The summer season is upon us and you may find yourself scrambling to assemble your tournament schedule for the upcoming months. What tournaments are worth the investment of your time and finances? At what level does your daughter have the highest potential for growth and success? How can you leverage your summer tournament schedule to maximize your daughter’s development? Join us [...]

By |2019-06-02T16:09:23+00:00June 2nd, 2019|"Talking Girls' Golf"|0 Comments

Introducing the 2019 PKBGT Spring Invitational

The PKBGT is excited to announce the 2019 PKBGT Spring Invitational, a 36-hole Championship event held at the Links at Stoney Point in Greenwood, South Carolina. The Links at Stoney Point hosted the LPGA Symetra Tour Women's Health Classic the last 4 years, one of the most lucrative events on the Symetra Tour each year.  In 2018, the PKBGT partnered with the event to host the Women's [...]

By |2018-12-16T16:13:09+00:00December 16th, 2018|Tour News|0 Comments

Recap: Rocket Tour Players Championship at University of Georgia GC

The PKBGT returned to action on February 17-18, 2018 with the Rocket Tour Players Championship at UGA in Athens, GA. The event featured 65 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the largest “girls-only” junior golf tour in the country. They tackled the course at 5,997 yards in the Bell National and Prep Preview divisions and at 5,186 yards in the Futures National division. The champion of [...]

By |2018-02-19T00:08:51+00:00February 19th, 2018|Event News|0 Comments

2018 Primer: PKBGT Priority Based Entry

One of the questions we get most often this time of year is why did I get waitlisted for an event that just opened?  The answer is the PKBGT Priority Based Entry system which we use for many of our National events, including a majority of the Bell National Series. Here is a quick primer for how the system works for each division of play during the [...]

By |2017-11-05T18:41:00+00:00November 5th, 2017|Tour News|0 Comments