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Tour Director of the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls' Golf Tour

Linville Cup 2021: Coaches Spotlight

Greensboro, NC-The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour takes on Mid Pines Inn and Golf Club from January 16-18, 2021, for the fourth annual Linville Cup Team Challenge and Leadership Retreat. The Linville Cup is a weekend of team golf and leadership seminars designed to reward the top players of the 2020 PKBGT in each region. The retreat builds on our motto of “more than a golf [...]

By |2020-12-20T16:54:46+00:00December 20th, 2020|Tour News|0 Comments

Girls Golf of America Announces the PKBGT Tradition Series

GREENSBORO, NC  - Girls Golf of America Inc and the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls Golf Tour (PKBGT) are excited to announce the launch of the PKBGT Tradition Ambassador program to increase exposure to American girls golfers.  Current LPGA Tour professionals Katherine Perry Hamski & Emma Talley and PGA Kory Ferry Tour Professional Kyle Reifers will each serve as Tradition Ambassadors for 2021. The Ambassadors will provide mentorship [...]

By |2020-12-20T01:00:12+00:00December 20th, 2020|Tour News|0 Comments

Updates to PKBGT Classifications and Age Requirements

Since 2007, the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls' Golf Tour has continually evolved to provide the best possible experience for our membership.  From the creation of the Prep division in 2014 to the creation of the Regional Series in 2016, our goal is to provide a competitive environment that meets the needs of all our members.  Since we do not use traditional age divisions, but yardage and skill [...]

By |2020-12-20T16:04:32+00:00December 17th, 2020|Tour News|0 Comments

WEBINAR: The PKBGT Pathway to Success!

-- CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR WEBINAR -- The PKBGT Pathway to Success! TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13th: 7PM-7:45PM With the launch of the 2021 PKBGT Winter & early Spring schedule, join Tour Director Mike Parker to learn how to leverage the 2020-21 offerings of the PKBGT to most benefit your daughter. Topics covered will include: PKBGT Structure - How the tour is structured as a competitive pathway for [...]

By |2020-10-11T14:42:14+00:00October 11th, 2020|"Talking Girls' Golf", Tour News|0 Comments

PKBGT Fall 2020 Invitational Primer

A few weeks back, the PKBGT announced its 2020-21 Fall/Winter schedule.  The exciting part of the weather starting to turn is the arrival of the Invitational season on the PKBGT.  These events bring together the top fields the PKBGT has to offer and memorable experiences for players and families alike.  Players can earn their spots in the different events based on their play on the PKBGT, either [...]

By |2020-08-09T14:21:10+00:00August 2nd, 2020|Tour News|0 Comments

Update: PKBGT Amends Player and Spectator Safety Protocols

Additional guidance has been posted about the safe return to play for individuals that have tested positive or been exposed to Covid-19: RETURN TO PLAY AFTER COVID POSITIVE TEST OR EXPOSURE Players who have tested positive for COVID-19 may register for an event if they meet the following criteria: For symptomatic patients: 10 days after symptom onset, plus at least 3 additional days without symptoms (including without [...]

By |2020-11-30T20:26:59+00:00June 25th, 2020|Tour News|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 |2020-06-05T21:04:09+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
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