The PKBGT National Series headed to Pinehurst, NC for this weekend’s PKB Junior played at Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Course. 

Bell National Division

In the Bell National division, players competed on the 5,800 yard setup to earn the title of winner.

With a second year running title, the winner of the Bell division was Nicole Adam (Pinehurst, NC 2020) after posting rounds of 72 – 76 = 148 to win by four strokes. Adam had 14 pars in her second round.

Finishing in second place was Morgan Ketchum (Winston-Salem, NC 2022) with scores of 77 – 75 = 152. Ketchum had 15 pars in her second round.

Sydney Yermish (Wynnewood, PA 2023) finished third with a scores of 76 – 77 = 153.  Maria Atwood (Holly Springs, NC 2022) came in 4th place finishing the weekend with a total of 73 – 82 = 155. Ester Choi (Midlothian, VA 2021) and Macy Pate (Boone, NC 2024) rounded out the top-5 with tie scores of 156.

Futures National Division

In the Futures National division, players competed on the 5,100 yard setup to earn the title of winner.

Tyler Spriggs (Cary, NC 2023) took home the victory in the Futures National division with scores of 78 – 73 = 151. Spriggs started the second round with 3 birdies on the front nine holes to take home the title.

Finishing in second place with scores of 74 – 79 = 153 was Gracie Song (Waxhaw, NC 2025). Song carded one birdie in her second round.

Kathryn Ha (Roanoke, VA 2025) finished in third place with consistent scores of 78 – 78 =  156. In fourth place from the Future’s national division was Madison Messimer (Myrtle Beach, NC 2025) 81 – 78 = 159. Leah Edwards (Greensboro, NC 2025) and Mckenzie Weddle (Floyd, VA 2023) rounded out the top-5 with tie scores of 165.

Closing Remarks 

The PKBGT will be back in action January 4-5, 2020 for the Disney Girls Classic @ Walt Disney Resort (Lake Buena Vista) in Lake Buena Vista, FL. We look forward to a great event!

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About the PKBGT

Founded in 2007 by the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization, as 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 2020 season will feature over 95 tournaments in 9 states on the East Coast and with over 900 members, the PKBGT is the largest girl’s only tour in the country.  Learn more about the PKBGT at