Upper Marlboro, MD- The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour continued play at the second playing of the HJ GLOVE GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP at Lake Presidential Golf Club. HJ Glove is the official glove of the PKBGT.
Irene Kim (Woodstock, MD 2026) and Hannah Lydic (Ocean View, DE 2022) matched day two scores to keep their names atop the Bell National leaderboard at Lake Presidential Golf Club in Upper Marlboro, MD. Kim and Lydic shot rounds of 70 (-2) after opening rounds of 71 (-1) on Tuesday to head into tomorrow’s final round with a five-shot lead over Sarah Lydic (Ocean View, DE 2024). Hannah Lydic was the first to make a move out of the trio, making birdie on three, four, and five. A bogey on the ninth brought Lydic’s lead back into striking distance for Irene Kim, who got within one shot of Hannah thanks to an eagle three on the par-five thirteenth. A bogey on the seventeenth brought Lydic back into a tie with the DuPont Girls Classic champion as we head into tomorrow’s final round of the HJ GLOVE GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP.
T1. Irene Kim (Woodstock, MD 2026) / 71 / 70 = 141 (-3)
T1. Hannah Lydic (Ocean View, DE 2022) / 71 /70 = 141 (-3)
3. Sarah Lydic (Ocean View, DE 2024) / 71 / 75 = 146 (+2)
4. Vivian Hui (Charlottesville, VA 2023) / 73 / 75 = 148 (+4)
Kanchana Duangsam (Haymarket, VA 2026) made the jump from second to first, thanks to her second round of 72 (E). Duangsam, the 2021 PKBGT Masters Futures National champion, carded three birdies and an eagle on the par-five thirteenth to sleep on a three-shot advantage. Sydney Neou (Leesburg, VA 2027), a friend of the leader, celebrated on the eighteenth green with their secret handshake after Neou jumped up a position to second place as she improved by six shots from round one to today’s second round. Katie Lee (McLean, VA 2026), the day one leader, will begin the final round in the bronze position.
1.Kanchana Duangsam (Haymarket, VA 2026) / 79 / 72 = 151 (+7)
2. Sydney Neou (Leesburg, VA 2027) / 80 / 74 = 154 (+10)
3. Katie Lee (McLean, VA 2026) / 76 / 79 = 155 (+11)
Follow the final round at the HJ GLOVE GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP.
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 2020-2021 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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