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The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls Golf Tour Announces New LPGA Symetra Tour Qualifier

Greensboro, NC (July 13, 2018) — The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls Golf Tour (PKBGT) and Insurance Office of America will conduct a junior qualification event for the LPGA Symetra Tour’s IOA Golf Classic, which is held September 28-30, 2018. The winner of the qualifier will be awarded a sponsor’s exemption into the professional event. Insurance Office of America, the title sponsor of three LPGA Symetra Tour events [...]

By | 2018-07-13T14:30:24+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Event News, Tour News|0 Comments

Five PKBGT Alumni Competing in the 73rd US Women’s Open

It's one of the biggest weeks in women's golf- where 144 of the world's best female golfers will tee it up in the 73rd US Women's Open played at Shoal Creek Country Club in Birmingham, Alabama. And, for the first time in tour history, FIVE PKBGT alumni will be among those in the field. Alumni include Katelyn Dambaugh ('13), Jillian Hollis ('15), Emilia Migliaccio ('17), Jennifer Chang [...]

By | 2018-05-30T19:19:11+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Tour News|0 Comments

PKBGT Members, Past and Present, Tee it Up This Weekend on the Symetra and LPGA Tours

Twenty-seven. That’s the number of PKBGT titles earned by 5 different competitors playing in the Symetra Tour’s Symetra Classic at River Run GC in Davidson, NC. This weekend, 4 PKBGT Alumni and 1 current PKBGT member will tee it up on the Road to LPGA, the developmental pathway of the LPGA Tour. Alumni in the field include Katherine Perry (’10), Lori Beth Adams (’10), Laura Wearn (’09) and Kayla [...]

By | 2018-05-17T11:51:06+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Tour News|0 Comments

Kayla Smith Set to Compete at the Symetra Tour’s Self Regional Healthcare Women’s Health Classic This Weekend

When Kayla Smith walked down the 18th fairway of the PKBGT Women’s Health Classic Junior Qualifier, she thought she had to make birdie to secure her spot in this week’s Symetra Tour Self Regional HealthCare Women’s Golf Classic, but her par on the par 5- 18th was good enough. This week, she will walk down the same fairway alongside the rising stars of the LPGA Tour. For [...]

By | 2018-05-09T21:25:41+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Tour News|0 Comments

PKBGT Introduces New Central Florida Regional Series in Partnership with the IOA Golf Classic

Insurance Office of America links generations of women’s golf through new partnership with the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls Golf Tour  Greensboro, NC (February 1, 2018) — The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls Golf Tour (PKBGT) has announced a partnership with Insurance Office of America to introduce a new developmental series for junior girl golfers in Central Florida. Insurance Office of America, which will be the title sponsor for [...]

By | 2018-02-05T22:45:57+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Tour News|0 Comments

12-Year-Old Bailey Shoemaker Holds Her Ground in Last Week’s Invitational

They say age is just a number- and 12-year old Bailey Shoemaker proved that at the PKBGT Invitational this past weekend. Shoemaker, a 7th grader from West Edmeston, NY, made headlines with a top 10 finish against a field composed of elite, high school players, many of which have committed to play high level division I college golf. Her steady play gave her a  3 day total of [...]

By | 2017-11-16T17:05:09+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Tour News|0 Comments

Pre-Order Yardage Books for PKBGT National Events

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls' Golf Tour is excited to announce our new partnership with Book of Yardage, a detailed yardage book provider that will create custom, informative yardage books for PKBGT members to use in all PKBGT National Events. Parallel to Book of Yardage's slogan "Offering key intel you can't get with a rangefinder," each book will outline specific details of each course (including slope and [...]

By | 2017-11-16T17:03:30+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Tour News|0 Comments

Recap: Inspire. Dream. Achieve. Banquet

As the 2018 season begins this weekend with the PKBGT Invitational, the 2017 season came to a close at the Inspire. Dream. Achieve. Banquet Friday night. It was a special night of mentorship and celebration, with over 100 guests in attendance featuring multiple 2017 Order of Merit Winners and 4 PKBGT Alumni on Tour. In addition, our regional series partner, Storie Apparel, were there to personally recognize [...]

By | 2017-11-12T03:23:22+00:00 November 12th, 2017|Tour News|0 Comments

Inaugural Inspire. Dream. Achieve. Pro-Am

This past Friday, alumni, friends and family gathered for the inaugural PKBGT Inspire. Dream. Achieve. Pro-Am. at Bryan Park Golf Course for a day camaraderie, mentorship and reunion. Five PKBGT alumni as well as 3 former LPGA players attended the event and played with those supporting the Let's Play Campaign: The PKBGT's mission to create 1,000 girls-only golf tournaments. The weather may have been cold, but the [...]

By | 2017-11-12T03:22:09+00:00 November 11th, 2017|Tour 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+00:00 November 5th, 2017|Tour News|0 Comments