On Saturday November 16 and Sunday November 17, players competed on the scenic Palmetto Dunes Golf Club in the first round of the seventh event of the 2020 campaign.

The event features a field of 14 players from the PKB Girls’ Golf Tour, the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour. The girls will compete on the Arthur Hills Course at 5,800 yards in the Prep Preview Division. 

Prep Preview Division

In the Prep Preview division, 14 players competed on the 5,800 yard setup to earn one last spot in the 2019 PKBGT Tournament of Champions. In addition, the event served as a way to earn crucial Order of Merit spots and Performance Index recognition heading into a season filled with PKBGT Priority Based Entry fields.

Coming from six shots off the lead from yesterdays 9 hole round, Anna Claire Bridge (Raleigh, NC 2021) was in a three way tie for first play at the end of the round. She then won on the third playoff hole of the day with a birdie. Anna Claire Bridge (Raleigh, NC 2021) after posting rounds of 44 – 80 = 124.

Finishing tied in second place was Sydney Bowes (Bluffton, SC 2021) with scores of 41 – 83 = 124 and Grace Addison (Abingdon, VA 2023) with scores of 38 – 86 = 124. Both Bowes and Addison carded two birdies over the course of the weekend.

Finishing in fourth place was Izzy Stone (Beaufort, SC 2020) who posted rounds of 46-8=126. Rounding out the top finishers this weekend was Cori Langford (Blythewood, SC 2020) with scores of 44 + 84= 128.

Closing Remarks 

The PKBGT will be back in action December 7th and 8th, 2019 with the 2019 PKBGT Tournament of Champions at Pinehurst No. 8.

To view the complete schedule, click here.



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 http://www.pkbgt.org/.