Recap: A. Wang, Shin, Nguyen Victorious at Middle Atlantic One-Day @ Kenwood CC

On Saturday, September 16, 2017 the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the Middle Atlantic One-Day Series event at Kenwood G&CC in Bethesda, MD. One-day tournaments are University of Maryland GCdesigned for golfers of all skill levels, but are a great place for development golfers to “get in to the swing of things” playing tournament golf.  The goal of One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course.  The tournament featured a field of 55 players and included the Prep, Futures, and Discovery Series.

Playoff!! Winning the Prep Series was Alyssa Wang (Rockville, MD 2021) after going into a sudden death playoff against Carson Jenkins (Raleigh, NC 2019). Both Wang and Jenkins finished the day with a score of 5 over par, 76. Just one shot back, finishing in third place, was Hannah Hankim (Potomac, MD 2021) with a score of 77. Coming in fourth place was Kayleigh Zeman (Silver Spring, MD 2020) with a score of 79. Taking fifth place was Michelle Cabotaje (Fort Washington, MD) finishing the day with an 80.

Winning the Futures Series was Julie Shin (Brambleton, VA 2022) finishing the day at 4 over par, 75. Three players tied for second place, Rebecca Schiffman (Chevy Chase, MD 2020), Sue Lee (Lorton, VA 2022), and Jennifer Sorkin (Westminster, MD 2022) all just one stroke behind the leader, finishing the day with a score of 76. Finishing in fifth place was Vynie Chen (Centreville, VA 2020) with a score of 77.

Winning the Discovery Series was Josephine Nguyen (Springfield, VA 2024) with her impressive score of 2-under par, 33. The Runner-up of the Discovery Series was Amelia Cho (Ashburn, VA 2024) who finished just 4 shots back with a score of 37. Finishing in third place was Kanchana Duangsam (Haymarket, VA 2026) with a score of 40. There was a three way tie for fourth place between Katie Patterson (Washington, DC 2023), Emily Wang (McIean, VA 2024), and Sarah Wang (McIean, VA 2025) all shooting a final score of 41.

Congratulations to all the top finishers this weekend! The PKBGT is back in action on September 30, 2017 for the Middle Atlantic Series Finale @ Fawn Lake CC in Spotsylvania, VA. There is still time to register!

The PKBGT has partnered with the Middle Atlantic PGA and will host events in Virginia and Maryland.  The series will feature three divisions: Prep, Futures, and Discovery.  On the day of each of the Middle Atlantic Series events, players are welcome to attend our “Introduction to Tournament Golf” workshops.  The workshops are designed to promote and increase participation among middle and high school age developmental female golfers.  Topics covered at the workshops will include learning to become comfortable playing competitive golf, learning basic rules of golf, and building confidence on the course.

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers affordable, high-quality nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. The PKBGT is the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 450 members in 2015 and 450 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.

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Recap: Jonely, Waclawski, Nguyen Win MA One-Day Series @ Bowling Green CC (South)

On Saturday, September 9, 2017 the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the Middle Atlantic One-Day Series event at Bowling Green CC (South) in Front Royal, VA. One-day tournaments are University of Maryland GCdesigned for golfers of all skill levels, but are a great place for development golfers to “get in to the swing of things” playing tournament golf.  The goal of One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course.  The tournament featured a field of 29 players and included the Prep, Futures, and Discovery Series.

Winning the Prep Series was Hannah Jonely (Ashburn, VA 2020). Hannah finished the day with a score of 7 over par, 77. Just 1 shot back, finishing in second place, and winning the scorecard playoff was Cassie Robinson (Emporia, VA 2019) with a score of 78. Coming in third place was Jessica Rathbone (Montpelier, VA 2020) with a score of 78. Taking 4th place was Ester Choi (Midlothian, VA 2021) finishing the day at 83.

Winning the Futures Series was Katelynn Waclawski (Vienna, VA 2022) finishing the day at 8 over par, 78. Four players finished the day at 80, and a scorecard playoff determined the winners. Runner-up was Lauren Sims (Front Royal, VA 2019), just 2 strokes behind the leader, shooting 80. Finishing in third place was Vynie Chen (Centreville, VA 2020) with a score of 80.  Sydney Hackett (Ashburn, VA 2022) finished in fourth place also with a score of 80.

Winning the Discovery Series was Josephine Nguyen (Springfield, VA 2024) with her impressive score of 2-over par, 37. The Runner-up of the Discovery Series was Emily Wang (McLean, VA 2024) who finished just 4 shots back with a score of 41.

Congratulations to all the top finishers this weekend! The PKBGT is back in action September 16, 2017 for the Middle Atlantic One-Day Series @ Kenwood Golf & Country Club in Bethesda, MD. There is still time to register!

The PKBGT has partnered with the Middle Atlantic PGA and will host events in Virginia and Maryland.  The series will feature three divisions: Prep, Futures, and Discovery.  On the day of each of the Middle Atlantic Series events, players are welcome to attend our “Introduction to Tournament Golf” workshops.  The workshops are designed to promote and increase participation among middle and high school age developmental female golfers.  Topics covered at the workshops will include learning to become comfortable playing competitive golf, learning basic rules of golf, and building confidence on the course.

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers affordable, high-quality nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. The PKBGT is the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 450 members in 2015 and 450 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.

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Preview: MA One-Day Series @ Bowling Green CC (South)

On Saturday, September 9, 2017 the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour will play the Middle Atlantic One-Day Series event at Bowling Green CC (South). One-day tournaments are University of Maryland GCdesigned for golfers of all skill levels, but are a great place for development golfers to “get in to the swing of things” playing tournament golf.  The goal of One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course.  The tournament featured a field of 29 players and includes the Prep, Futures, and Discovery Series.

Featured in the Prep Series are Hannah Hankim (Potomac, MD 2021), Jessica Rathbone (Montpelier, VA 2020), and Hannah Jonely (Ashburn, VA 2020). Hankim is currently ranked 3rd in the Prep Order of Merit – MA, and has finished top-3 finishes in her last two Middle Atlantic One-Day Series events. Rathbone is currently ranked 2nd in the Prep Order of Merit – MA, and finished runner-up at her last MA One-Day event at The Hollows GC. Jonely is currently ranked T10 in the Prep Order of Merit – MA, and has finished top-5 in her last two MA One-Day Series events. They look to continue their success this weekend at Bowling Green CC (South) in Front Royal, VA.

The top-5 finishers in the Prep Middle Atlantic Order of Merit will receive an invitation to the 2017 PKBGT Invitational at Grandover Resort in Greensboro, NC. The tournament is a signature event of the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Tour each November.

Featured in the Futures Series are Melanie Walker (Burke, VA 2022), D’yan Robinson (Richmond, VA 2022), and Vynie Chen (Centreville, VA 2020). Walker is currently ranked T28 in the Futures Order of Merit – MA and finished T4 in her last MA One-Day Series at The Hollows GC. Robinson is currently ranked 5th in the Futures Order of Merit – MA and also finished T4 in her last MA One-Day Series at The Hollows GC. Chen is currently ranked 3rd in the Futures Order of Merit – MA and finished in 1st place in her last MA One-Day Series event at Hobbit’s Glen GC. They look to continue their success this weekend at Bowling Green CC (South) in Front Royal, VA.

Awards will be presented to the top-4 finishers in the Prep and Futures Series. The Champions of the Prep and Futures Series will also earn Class A status and an invitation to the 2017 PKBGT Tournament of Champions.

Featured in the Discovery Series are 7 players from Virginia, Maryland, and DC. Awards will be presented to the top-2 finishers in the Discovery Series.

We look forward to a great event!

The PKBGT has partnered with the Middle Atlantic PGA and will host events in Virginia and Maryland.  The series will feature three divisions: Prep, Futures, and Discovery.  On the day of each of the Middle Atlantic Series events, players are welcome to attend our “Introduction to Tournament Golf” workshops.  The workshops are designed to promote and increase participation among middle and high school age developmental female golfers.  Topics covered at the workshops will include learning to become comfortable playing competitive golf, learning basic rules of golf, and building confidence on the course.

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers affordable, high-quality nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. The PKBGT is the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 450 members in 2015 and 450 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.

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Recap: McDonald, Logan Win Southeast Series Finale @ Cobbs Glen CC

On Sunday, August 26-27, the 2017 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played final round of the Southeast Series Finale @ Cobbs Glen CC. The goal of One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course. The event featured a field of 19 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour.

The Champion of the Prep Series was Anna McDonald (Hickory, NC 2019), with a two-day total of 76-76-152. Kelley Topiwala (Matthews, NC 2020) took second place, finishing the weekend with 82-82-164 Just 2 strokes behind them was Chloe Holder (Willianston, SC 2021), taking 3rd place, with a two-day total of 81-85-166. Taking 4th place was Katelyn Lee (Easley, SC 2020) finishing the weekend at 80-90-170.

In the Futures Series, Madison Logan (Brasstown, NC 2022) claimed 1st place, finishing the weekend with a two-day total of 79-81-160. Finishing in 2nd place, with a scores of 87-81-168 was Abby Franks (Roebuck, SC 2023). Mattie Padgett (Seneca, Sc 2023) finished with scores of 91-87-178, finishing the day in 3rd place. Taking 4th place was Lilian Alexander (Duncan, SC 2024) finishing the weekend at 95-91-186.

Congratulations to all of our winners today!

This event concluded the 2017 SC One-Day Series. Thank you to all who participated and for your continuous support of the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour. We look forward to seeing you all again in future PKBGT events!

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers affordable, high-quality nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. The PKBGT is the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 450 members in 2015 and 450 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.

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Recap: Walsh, Zou, Nguyen Win MA One-Day Series @ The Hollows GC (Cottage/Lake)

On Saturday, August 26, 2017 the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the Middle Atlantic One-Day Series event at The Hollows GC (Cottage/Lake). One-day tournaments are University of Maryland GCdesigned for golfers of all skill levels, but are a great place for development golfers to “get in to the swing of things” playing tournament golf.  The goal of One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course.  The tournament featured a field of 24 players and included the Prep, Futures, and Discovery Series.

Winning the Prep Series was Tatum Walsh (Midlothian, VA 2021). Tataum finished the day with a score of 4 over par, 75. Just three shots back, finishing in second place was Jessica Rathbone (Montpelier, VA 2020) with a score of 78. There was a tie for third place and a scorecard playoff determined the winner. Coming in third place was Hannah Hankim (Potomac, MD 2021) with a score of 79, and taking 4th place was Paris Fieldings (Suffolk, VA 2023) also finishing the day at 79.

Winning the Futures Series was Alice Zou (Potomac, MD 2022) finishing the day at 4 over par, 75. Runner-up was Sue Lee (Lorton, VA 2022), just 2 strokes behind the leader, shooting 77. Finishing in third place was Julie Shin (Brambleton, VA 2022) with a score of 82. There was a three-way tie for fourth place. Winning the scorecard playoff was D’yan Robinson (Richmond, VA 2022) with a birdie on hole 18, finishing in fourth place with a score of 83.

Winning the Discovery Series was Josephine Nguyen (Springfield, VA 2024) with her impressive score of one-under par, 35. The Runner-up of the Discovery Series was Emily Wang (Mclean, VA 2024) who finished just one shot back with a score of even par, 36.

Congratulations to all the top finishers this weekend! The PKBGT is back in action September 9, 2017 for the Middle Atlantic One-Day Series @ Bowling Green CC (South). There is still time to register!

The PKBGT has partnered with the Middle Atlantic PGA and will host events in Virginia and Maryland.  The series will feature three divisions: Prep, Futures, and Discovery.  On the day of each of the Middle Atlantic Series events, players are welcome to attend our “Introduction to Tournament Golf” workshops.  The workshops are designed to promote and increase participation among middle and high school age developmental female golfers.  Topics covered at the workshops will include learning to become comfortable playing competitive golf, learning basic rules of golf, and building confidence on the course.

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers affordable, high-quality nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. The PKBGT is the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 450 members in 2015 and 450 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.

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Recap: Smith, Daffin, and Ridenour Wins NC One-Day Series @ Pinehurst No. 9

On Saturday, August 26, the 2017 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the North Carolina One-Day Series at Pinehurst No. 9The goal of the One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course. The goal of the One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course. The event featured a field of 65 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour.

The Champion of the Prep Series by 4 shots was Kayla Smith (Burlington, NC 2019) after posting a score of 75 for the day. Finishing in second place with a score of 79 was Alexia Siehl (Fort Mill, SC 2022). Finishing in a tie for third place was Jaclyn Kenzel (Southern Pines, NC 2020) and Nina Kouchi (Matthews, NC 2018) both with a score of 80.

The Champion of the Futures Series was McKenzie Daffin (Fort Bragg, NC 2021) after firing a round of 78. Only 4 strokes behind, finishing in a tie for second was Grayson Warren (Washington, NC 2021) and Katelyn Kenthack (Pinehurst, NC 2020) both with a score of 82. Finishing in fourth place was Kayla Dowell (Mebane, NC 2021) with a score of 83.

The Champion of the Discovery Series was Grace Ridenour (Cary, NC 2025), with a stellar nine hole score of even par, 36. Discovery Series runner-up was Ellen Yu (High Point, NC 2025), finishing the day with a nine hole score of 44. Finishing in third place in the Discovery Series was Sanaa Carter (Jacksonville, NC 2026).

Our next NC One-Day Series event is the North Carolina Series Finale @ Statesville CC in Statesville, NC, September 16-17, 2017. There is still time to register!

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers affordable, high-quality nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. The PKBGT is the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 450 members in 2015 and 450 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.
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Update: McDonald, Logan Lead After Round 1 of The Southeast Series Finale @ Cobbs Glen CC

On Saturday, August 26, 2017 the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played the first round of the Southeast Finale at Cobbs Glen CC in Spartanburg, NC.  This event wraps up the SC One-Day Series Events of the 2017 season.

Leading the Prep Series after firing a first round score of, 76 was Anna McDonald (Hickory, NC 2019). Sitting 4 shots back in second place is Katelyn Lee (Easley, SC 2020) after a first round of 80. In third place is Chloe Holder (Willanston, SC 2021) who finished the day at 81.  In fourth place is Kelley Topiwala (Matthews, NC 2020), finishing the day at 82.

Leading the Futures Series is Madison Logan (Brasstown, 2022) after a first round of 79, to pull head by 8 shost. Sitting in second place is Abby Franks (Roebuck, SC 2023) with a first round total of 87. In a tie for third place is Mattie Padgett (Senco, SC 2023) and Andi Brock (Toccoa, GA 2018) with a first round totals of 91.

It will be an exciting finish on Sunday!

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers affordable, high-quality nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. The PKBGT is the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 375 members in 2013 and 262 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.

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Preview: Southeast Finale @ Cobbs Glen CC

On Saturday-Sunday, August 26-27, 2017, the PKBGT will be playing the Southeast Series Finale @ Cobbs Glen CC in Spartanburg, SC. The Southeast Series Finale will conclude the SC One-Day Series of the 2017 Season.  The South Carolina One-Day tournaments are designed for golfers of all skill levels, but are a great place for development golfers to “get in to the swing of things” playing tournament golf. The goal of  South Carolina One-Day Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course.

Featured in the Prep Series are Madison Jordan (Anderson, SC 2018), Chloe Holder (Williamston, SC 2021) and  Emily Song (Charlotte, NC 2019). Madison finished in 1st place at her first PKBGT event of the 2017 season, the SC One-Day Series at The Carolina Country Club. Chloe is currently ranked 5th in the Prep Order of Merit – SE, and finished top-10 in the Palmetto Classic and the Tiger Classic, both in South Carolina. Emily is currently ranked 13th in the Prep Order of Merit – SE and finished runner-up at the SC One-Day Series at Spring Valley CC. They look to continue their success this weekend at the Southeast Series Finale at Cobbs Glen CC.

Featured in the Futures Series are Jasmine Donaghue (Candler, NC 2020), Jessica Edwards (Moore, SC 2020), and Cindy Song (Waxhaw, NC 2023). Jasmine is currently ranked 11th in the Futures Order of Merit – SC and finished T2 in her last SC One-Day event at The Carolina Country Club. Jessica is currently ranked 4th in the Futures Order of Merit – SC and finished 3rd in her last SC One-Day Series appearance at Spring Valley CC. Cindy is currently ranked 9th in the Futures Order of Merit – SC and has finished in 1st place in her last three One-Day Series Events in North and South Carolina. They look to continue their success this weekend at the Southeast Finale at Cobbs Glen CC.

Awards will be presented to the top-4 finishers in the Prep and Futures Series. We look forward to a great event!

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers affordable, high-quality nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. The PKBGT is the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 450 members in 2015 and 450 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.

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Preview: NC One-Day Series @ Pinehurst No. 9

On Saturday, August 26, the 2017 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour plays the NC One-Day Open Series at Pinehurst No. 9. One-day tournaments are designed for golfers of all skill levels, but are a great place for development golfers to “get in to the swing of things” playing tournament golf. The goal of One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course. The event features a field of 62 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour.

The Prep Series field features Lotte Fox (Raleigh, NC 2020), Sasha Hayes (Winston Salem, NC 2020), and Erica Boyd (Charlotte, NC 2020). Fox is coming into the tournament ranked 18th in the Prep NC Order of Merit and finishing T6 at the Precision Jr. Girls’ Championship at Bryan Park. Hayes is currently ranked 7th in the Prep NC Order of Merit and finished runner-up at the PKBGT Tour Championship at Salem Glen GC. Boyd is currently ranked T68 in the Prep NC Order of Merit and is coming off of a 1st place finish at the SC One-Day Series at Spring Valley CC. They look to continue their success this weekend at Pinehurst No. 9.

Featured in Futures Series field is Grayson Warren (Washington, NC 2021), Morgan Ketchum (Winston Salem, NC 2022), and Katelyn Kenthack (Pinehurst, NC 2020). Warren is currently ranked 33rd in the Futures Order of Merit – NC and placed 3rd at the PKBGT Tour Championship at Salem Glen GC. Ketchum is currently ranked 17th in the Futures Order of Merit – NC and finished top-5 in her last three PKB events. Kenthack is currently ranked 3rd in the Futures Order of Merit – NC and finished top-5 in her last two PKB events. They look to continue their success this weekend at Pinehurst No. 9.

Featured in the 9-player Discovery Series are Madison Dial (High Point, NC 2025), Alexandra Kennedy (Arden, NC 2026), and Ella Yu (High Point, NC 2023). Dial is currently ranked 1st in the Discovery Order of Merit – NC and  finished runner-up at her last NC One-Day Series event at Mill Creek. Kennedy is currently ranked T6 in the Discovery Order of Merit – NC and has finished 1st in her last two PKB One-Day events. Yu is currently ranked 2nd in the Discovery Order of Merit – NC and finished runner-up at her last PKB event at Bryan Park GC.

Awards will be presented to the top-4 finishers in the Prep and Futures Series, and the top-2 finishers in the Discovery Series.

The One-Day Open Series at Pinehurst No. 9 brings together players from North and South Carolina. We look forward to a great event!

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers affordable, high-quality nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. The PKBGT is the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 450 members in 2015 and 450 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.

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Preview: MA One-Day Series @ The Hollows GC

On August 26, 2017 the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour will play the Middle Atlantic One-Day Series event at The Hollows GC (Cottage/Lake Course). One-day tournaments are designed for golfers of all skill levels, but are a great place for development golfers to “get in to the swing of things” playing tournament golf.  The goal of One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course.  The tournament features a field of 23 players and will include the Prep, Futures, and Discovery Series.

Featured in the Prep Series is Paris Fieldings (Suffolk, VA 2023), Hannah Hankim (Potomac, MD 2021), and Jessica Rathbone (Montpelier, VA 2020). Paris is currently ranked 1st on the Prep Middle Atlantic Series Order of Merit and finished in 1st place at her last MA One-Day Series Event at Belmont Golf Course. Hannah is currently ranked 5th in the Prep Middle Atlantic Series Order of Merit and finished in 1st place at the MA One-Day Series at Hobbit’s Glen GC. Jessica is currently ranked 2nd in the Prep Middle Atlantic Series Order of Merit and was the 2016 Champion of the MA One-Day Series at The Hollows GC. They look to continue their success this weekend at the 2017 MA One-Day Series at The Hollows GC.

Featured in the Futures Series are Alice Zou (Potomac, MD 2022),  D’yan Robinson (Richmond, VA 2022), and Katie Park (Fairfax, VA 2022).  Alice is currently ranked 4th on the Futures MA Series Order of Merit and finished in 1st place at her last MA One-Day Series event at University of Maryland.  D’yan is currently ranked T6 on the Futures MA Series Order of Merit and finished top-10 at her last three MA One-Day Series events.  Katie is currently ranked T24 on the Futures MA Series Order of Merit and finished 2nd place at the MA One-Day Series at Belmont GC. They look to continue their success this weekend at the MA One-Day Series at The Hollows GC.

Awards will be presented to the top-4 finishers in the Prep and Futures Divisions.

The Discovery Series features a field of 7 players from Virginia.  They will play 9-holes for the title, and awards will be presented to the top-2 finishers in the series.

The PKBGT has partnered with the Middle Atlantic PGA and will host events in Virginia and Maryland.  The series will feature three divisions: Prep, Futures, and Discovery.  On the day of each of the Middle Atlantic Series events, players are welcome to attend our “Introduction to Tournament Golf” workshops.  The workshops are designed to promote and increase participation among middle and high school age developmental female golfers.  Topics covered at the workshops will include learning to become comfortable playing competitive golf, learning basic rules of golf, and building confidence on the course.

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is an initiative of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation aimed at increasing learning and playing opportunities for youth golfers. Based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers affordable, high-quality nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. The PKBGT is the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 450 members in 2015 and 450 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.

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