Greensboro, NC – On Saturday, June 25, the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour played a round in the Georgia Series at Houston Lake Country Club on the South course in Perry, GA, presented by GSGA.
Monday’s high temperatures and breeze was the perfect setting for the players to get in a perfect round of golf! Tee times for the Georgia Series at Houston Lake were set to commence at 8:30 A.M. off of Hole #1 on June 27. Players arrived at the practice facilities eager to get the round started and potentially take home the winning hardware.
At the end of the day, three girls stood atop the leaderboards, each the champion of their division in the PKBGT Georgia Series at Houston Lake Country Club.
Alexandria McClements (Sharpsburg, GA 2022) took first with a score of 89 (+17). As her second tournament ever with PKB, this was McClements first time taking first!
1. Alexandria McClements (Sharpsburg, GA 2022) / 89 (+17)
With the most pars made in the Futures group, Emma McCoy (Villa Rica, GA 2024) took home the champion hardware with a score of 93 (+21). This is McCoy’s first time taking first place!
For her first tournament with PKB, Riley Lancaster (Warner Robins, GA 2023) finished as runner-up with a score of 95 (+23). With two birdies on the front nine, Joyanna Rainey (Eastman, GA 2024) claimed the third place medal with a score of 98 (+26). Josephine Bolinger (Columbus, GA 2025) finished the day in fourth with a score of 102 (+30).
1. Emma McCoy (Villa Rica, GA 2024) / 93 (+21)
2. Riley Lancaster (Warner Robins, GA 2023) / 95 (+23)
3. Joyanna Rainey (Eastman, GA 2024) / 98 (+26)
4. Josephine Bolinger (Columbus, GA 2025) / 102 (+30)
With the most pars in the Discovery Series, Rayah Chaijirawat (Melbourne, FL 2031) took home the champion hardware with a score of 42 (+6). Once again, this is Chaijirawat’s first time taking first!
As the only other person to score a birdie, Morgon Smith (Warner Robins, GA 2026) came in second with a score of 51 (+15). Bailee Pearson (Riverdale, GA 2028) ended the day with a score of 58 (+22).
1. Rayah Chaijirawat (Melbourne, FL 2031) / 42 (+6)
2. Morgon Smith (Warner Robins, GA 2026) / 51 (+15)
3. Bailee Pearson (Riverdale, GA 2028) / 58 (+22)
We would like to extend our greatest thanks to the host of the event, the staff at Houston Lake Country Club, for their incredible hospitality throughout the tournament, and to GSGA for partnering with us. Competing through the high temperatures provided a challenge for all of our competitors. We would like to congratulate all of our Top Finishers at the Georgia Series at Houston Lake!
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 2022 season will feature over 138 tournaments in 12+ states 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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