PKBGT Announces Prep Preview Order of Merit Winner

Greensboro, N.C. — Despite any concerns over weather this past weekend, players persevered through it all to complete their rounds at the PKBGT Open Championship. With that, the Prep Preview division is completed for the season, finalizing the division’s Order of Merit standings.

Ending the weekend with the tournament low round score of 68 (-4), it was all but concluded that the next recipient of the Prep Preview Order of Merit (OOM) trophy would be Riley Grimm (Pinehurst, N.C. 2028). With this tournament marking her third win in the division for this season, it was clear that Grimm would be crowned first in the Prep Preview division.

Grimm finished in the top 2 in four of the five events she played in the Prep Preview division. In her other start, she snagged a T6 finish. Grimm’s five tournaments played in the Prep Preview division and her finish at each are listed below.

PKBGT Open Championship: 1

PKBGT Masters: 1

Katherine Perry Hamski Tradition: T6

Eastern NC Girls Classic : 2

2022 10th PKBGT National Tournament of Champions: 1

Grimm’s scoring average in the division after the series concluded was a hair over 74 with her low round of 68 (-4) occurring at the PKBGT Open Championship.


  1. Riley Grimm (Pinehurst, N.C. 2028): 282.50
  2. Malerie Lague (Huntersville, N.C. 2025): 203.25
  3. Aspen Bikowski (White Plains, Md. 2027): 162.25
  4. Emma Mae Stover (Hendersonville, N.C. 2026): 157.00
  5. Emma Marshall (Bremen, Ga. 2025): 152.25

To view the full Prep Preview OOM rankings, click here.

About the PKBGT

Founded in 2007 by Girls Golf of America, a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization, a local girls’ golf tour in the Triad region of North Carolina.  The tour began as a simple concept: create more effective competitive playing opportunities for girls. By utilizing innovative yardage-based divisions instead of the traditional age-based format, the tour focused on developing tournament experience at the player’s pace. The 2022-2023 season will feature over 110 tournaments in 9 states on the East Coast, and with over 1,000 members, the PKBGT is the largest girl’s only tour in the country.  Learn more about the PKBGT at

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