Update: Eastern NC Girls Classic

Rocky Mount, NC The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour headed to Rocky Mount, NC  for the opening round of the Eastern NC Girls Classic at Benvenue Country Club. 


Prep Preview

Riley Grimm (Pinehurst, NC 2028) made two birdies en route to an opening 78 (+6). This would be good enough to give Grimm a one shot lead entering Sunday. Ann-Sophie Bourgault (Quebec, Canada 2026) made one birdie of her own and is the closest to Grimm after opening in 79 (+7). There’s a five way tie for third between Maria Isabella Errichetto (Southern Pines,NC 2027), Alexis Danielle Goboy (Chesapeake, VA 2026), Grace Anne Haggerty (Glen Allen, VA 2025), Josephina Lillian Kritsky (Potomac Falls, VA 2027), and Mikailia Lamas (Vienna, VA 2027). They all are just five behind.

1. Riley Grimm (Pinehurst, NC 2028) / 78 (+6)

2.  Ann-Sophie Bourgault (Quebec, Canada 2026) / 79 (+7)

T3. Maria Isabella Errichetto (Southern Pines,NC 2027) / 83 (+11)

T3. Alexis Danielle Goboy (Chesapeake, VA 2026) / 83 (+11)

T3. Grace Anne Haggerty (Glen Allen, VA 2025) / 83 (+11)

T3. Josephina Lillian Kritsky (Potomac Falls, VA 2027) / 83 (+11)

T3. Mikailia Lamas (Vienna, VA 2027) / 83 (+11)


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Futures National

Ira Joshi (Charlotte, NC 2029) made one birdie during her opening round and currently has the overnight lead by one. Katherine Yun (Ashburn, VA 2028) had a birdie of her own and is the closest to Joshi after her opening 79 (+7). Karoline Sweet (Moseley, VA 2028) is in solo third and will look to make a move on Sunday to catch Joshi. Gabriella Collelo (Pinehurst, NC 2029) made two birdies on her front nine and is in fourth place just five off the lead.

1. Ira Joshi (Charlotte, NC 2029) / 78 (+6)

2. Katherine Yun (Ashburn, VA 2028) / 79 (+7)

3. Karoline Sweet (Moseley, VA 2028) / 81 (+9)

4. Gabriella Collelo (Pinehurst, NC 2029) / 83 (+11)


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Round 2 will begin Sunday, March 5th, at 8:30 AM, weather permitting.


Follow the final round at the Eastern NC Girls Classic.


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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 2022-2023 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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