College Park, MD- The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour’s second of two events held over the first weekend of August will be at the home of the University of Maryland Women’s Golf program for the Terrapin Classic at The University of Maryland Golf Club. The best in the DMV head to College Park for a showdown on the classically designed tree-lined golf facility located just steps off the UMD campus. Chasing the sun, the entire field was able to complete their opening rounds, including three rounds under par between the two divisions.
In the Bell National division, two DMV natives and a Pennsylvania native lead the Bell National after opening rounds under par. Paris Fieldings (Suffolk, VA 2023), Lauren Jones (Newtown Square, PA 2021), and Alyssa Wang (Rockville, MD 2021) fired opening rounds of 71 (-1) at the University of Maryland Golf Course. Thirteen birdies shared between the three leaders, including an outward nine-hole score of 32 (-3) from Alyssa Wang. Sitting two shots behind the trio is Vivian Hui (Charlottesville, VA 2023), Ruiying Liu (North Potomac, MD 2024), and Vileska Gelpi (Markleton, PA 2021) at (+1).
T1. Paris Fieldings (Suffolk, VA 2023) / 71 (-1)
T1. Lauren Jones (Newtown Square, PA 2021) / 71 (-1)
T1. Alyssa Wang (Rockville, MD 2021) / 71 (-1)
T4. Vivian Hui (Charlottesville, VA 2023) / 73 (+1)
T4. Ruiying Liu (North Potomac, MD 2024) / 73 (+1)
T4. Vileska Gelpi (Markleton, PA 2021) / 73 (+1)
A hot final four holes propelled Makayla Grubb (Stafford, VA 2025) into the lead of the Futures National division at the Terrapin Classic. Grubb birdied three of her final four holes en route to a (+3) round of 74. Grubb added one additional birdie to her card on the third-hole. Just a handful of shots behind the Stafford, VA native is Sydnee Gaines (Nottingham, MD 2023), thanks to her opening round 76 (+5). Grubb is searching for the first National title of her 2020 season.
1. Makayla Grubb (Stafford, VA 2025) / 74 (+3)
2. Sydnee Gaines (Nottingham, MD 2023) / 76 (+5)
T3. Gabbie Hollberg (Mosely, VA 2022) / 79 (+8)
T3. Olivia Cong (Germantown, MD 2024) / 79 (+8)
T3. Kirsten Vanderhorst (Bowie, MD 2022) / 79 (+8)
Round 2 will begin Sunday, August 2, at 1:00 PM, weather permitting.
Follow the final round at the 2020 Terrapin Classic.
About the PKBGT
Founded in 2007 by Girls Golf of America, 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 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 http://www.pkbgt.org/.
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