The NC One-Day Series included 11 One-Day tournaments in North Carolina, concluding this weekend with a two-day Series Finale. These events offer innovative yardage-based divisions to girls aged 9-17. The PKBGT Series Progression allows players to progress towards playing collegiate golf by playing yardage/skill appropriate tournaments as they develop their game.
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 the One-Day Open Series events is to provide a fun and friendly tournament on a premium golf course. The North Carolina Series Finale at Colonial CC features a field of 54 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour.
Leading the Prep Division after the first round is Maria Atwood (Holly Springs, NC 2022) with a round 1 score of 72 (E). Maria set the tone with a birdie on the first hole and never looked back. Muskan Uppal (Cornelius, NC 2019) is currently sitting in 2nd place after firing a 74 (+2). Rounding out the top-3 is Abigayle Hatcher (Roebuck, SC 2019) who finished the round with a 75 (+3).
In the Futures Division, our leader after round 1 is Macy Pate (Boone, NC 2023) with a score of 76 (+5). Currently in 2nd place with a round 1 score of 79 (+8) is Autumn Carey (Manning, SC 2022) after sinking two birdies on the first nine. In third place is Chloe Crane (Greensboro, NC 2020) who sits just four strokes off the lead after a round 1 80 (+9).
The leader of the Discovery Division after round 1 is Ashnoor Kaur (Draper, VA 2024) with a score of 37 (+1) and sunk a pair of birdies on the day. Currently in 2nd place with a round 1 score of 38 (+2) is Ellen Yu (High Point, NC). Sitting in a three-way tie for Riley Grimm (High Point, 2028), Madison Dial (High Point, 2025) and Summer Carey (Manning, SC 2028) after shooting rounds of 41 (+5) each
Everyone looks to continue their success at round 2 of the North Carolina Series Finale. We look forward to a great 2nd round!
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 500 members in 2016 and over 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 email@example.com or 336-347-8537.