Conway, SC- The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour returns to the Palmetto State for the annual Coastal Carolina Classic at the Hackler Course. The Hackler, home to the 2021 Sun Belt Conference Champions and the Coastal Carolina Professional Golf Management program, is one of the most popular events every year. Seven states are represented in this full field.
Macy Johnson (Salem, VA 2023) picked up right where she left off last weekend at the Kandi Comer Girls Classic with an opening round of 76 (+4) at the Coastal Carolina Classic to take a one-shot lead going into Sunday. Johnson carded four birdies on the day, including the first and tenth hole. Sitting a shot behind Johnson is Garland Gould (Raleigh, NC 2024), Mia Gray (Conway, SC 2023), and Lily Kate Watson (Raleigh, NC 2023). Joining Johnson in the final pairing will be Gould and Gray.
1. Macy Johnson (Salem, VA 2023) / 76 (+4)
T2. Garland Gould (Raleigh, NC 2024) / 77 (+5)
T2. Mia Gray (Conway, SC 2023) / 77 (+5)
T2. Lily Kate Watson (Raleigh, NC 2023) / 77 (+5)
Peyton O’Brien (Clemson, SC 2024) traveled the entirety of the state to take the lead at the Coastal Carolina Classic at the Hackler Course at Coastal. O’Brien will take a two-shot lead after her opening round 75 (+3). Kitson O’Neil (Pinehurst, NC 2023) sits in second at (+5). A trio is tied at third, with Ava Cottis (Savannah, GA 2025) joining O’Neil and O’Brien in the final grouping of the tournament.
1. Peyton O’Brien (Clemson, SC 2024) / 75 (+3)
2. Kitson O’Neil (Pinehurst, NC 2023) / 77 (+5)
T3. Ava Cottis (Savannah, GA 2025) / 78 (+6)
T3. Riley Smith (Myrtle Beach, SC 2024) / 78 (+6)
T3. Hallie Wilson (Winston-Salem, NC 2027) / 78 (+6)
Follow the final round at the Coastal Carolina Girls Classic.
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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