Salisbury, NC- The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour returned to the Country Club of Salisbury for the annual PKBGT OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP. Nine college signees/commits and residents of six states highlighted this top 25 nationally ranked event. The field experienced a much different golf course Sunday for Moving Day. Temperatures stayed near 60 degrees for much of the day with a heavy eastern wind.
Morgan Ketchum (Winston-Salem, NC 2022) extends her lead at the 15th playing of the PKBGT OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP after her second-round score of 68 (-3). Morgan’s clean card consisted of fifteen pars and three birdies. The PKBGT veteran will take a six-shot lead heading into the final round at the Country Club of Salisbury. Ketchum was the only Bell National player under par in both of the two rounds played so far.
1. Morgan Ketchum (Winston-Salem, NC 2022) / 70 / 68 =138 (-4)
2. Ellen Yu (Greensboro, NC 2026) / 73 / 71 = 144 (E)
3. Maria Atwood (Holly Springs, NC 2022) / 71 / 74 = 145 (+3)
Day two of the PKBGT Masters was all about Ellie Acrey (Winston-Salem, NC 2026). The Winston-Salem, NC product shot a career-best 68 (-3) to break free of the packed Futures National leaderboard. Looking for that elusive first PKBGT Futures National Series title, Acrey will sleep on a three-shot lead heading into tomorrow’s final round. Highlighted by a near ace on the par-three ninth, Acrey turned in 32 (-3) to jump to the top of the leaderboard. Ellie never looked back, firing on all cylinders till the final putt dropped.
1. Ellie Acrey (Winston-Salem, NC 2026) / 77 / 68 = 145 (+3)
2. Kanchana Duangsam (Haymarket, VA 2026) / 74 / 74 = 148 (+6)
3. Jenna Kim (Raleigh, NC 2027) / 76 / 73 = 149 (+7)
Follow the second round of the PKBGT OPEN 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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