2022 Season Wraps Up in Pennsylvania and Virginia
Middle Atlantic Series Open at Kiln Creek Resort
The Middle Atlantic Series headed to Kiln Creek Resort on Saturday and Sunday to play the final event of the season, the Middle Atlantic Series Open. Players were looking to play well and put themselves in position to win the Middle Atlantic Series Storie Order of Merit race. At the end of the day, three players stood alone atop their respective divisions and earned their spot in the 2022 PKBGT Regional Tournament of Champions.
Lilly Hall (Yorktown, VA 2024) played well down the stretch finishing with two birdies in her final seven holes. These ultimately proved necessary to complete her three-shot come from behind one-stroke victory! This was Hall’s second PKB win of the season!
Aspen Bikowski (White Plains, MD 2027) made three birdies in her first round and carried a two-shot lead heading into Sunday. She’d go on to shoot 78 and win the Futures division by two strokes. This win completes a great season for Bikowski that included 5 wins in seven starts in the Middle Atlantic Series!
Ada Inderlied (Virginia Beach, VA 2030) made 4 birdies and shot a 2-under 34 in her opening round! On Sunday, Inderlied made 7 pars and a birdie to win the Discovery division by two strokes. This was Ada’s first PKB win!
Middle Atlantic Series Storie Order of Merit
With the final Middle Atlantic Series event wrapped up, that means the Middle Atlantic Series Storie Order of Merit was decided as well! The season-long points race awards spots in the PKBGT Regional Invitational with the top-11 Prep and top-21 Futures finishers earning spots in the field!
Sophie Cao (McLean, VA 2027) had an excellent year as she finished in the top-5 in every Middle Atlantic Series event she played in on her way to the Prep Series Storie Order of Merit title! Her year was highlighted wins at the Country Club of Woodmore and Crofton Country Club.
Aspen Bikowski (White Plains, MD 2027) won the Middle Atlantic Series Open and subsequently the Futures Series Order of Merit as well! Nguyen had an impressive season which included five PKB wins.
Sy Shafie (Laytonsville, MD 2028) had a stellar 2022 season which included five PKB wins! Her year was highlighted with three straight victories at Lake Chesdin Golf Club, Bowling Green Country Club, and the Country Club of Woodmore!
Delaware Valley Series Open at Tanglewood Manor
The Delaware Valley Series headed to Tanglewood Manor this weekend to play the final event of the season. Players were looking to play well and put themselves in position to win the Delaware Valley Series Storie Order of Merit race. At the end of the day, three players stood alone atop their respective divisions and earned their spot in the 2022 PKBGT Regional Tournament of Champions.
Joelle Johnson (Bowie, MD 2025) made eight pars on her front-nine on Sunday helping her to maintain her two-stroke she had entering the day. She was able to coast in and win the Prep division by five strokes! This was Johnson’s second PKB win of the season!
Meredith Finger (Wilmington, DE 2026) closed with a birdie on her final hole of the tournament which ultimately was the deciding factor in her one-stroke victory in the Futures division! This was Finger’s third win in four PKB events this year!
Bryn Krosse (York, PA 2030) made four birdies over her first nine holes to give her a strong 8 shot lead going into Sunday! On Sunday, she made an eagle on the par-4 eighth hole on her way to a nineteen stroke victory! This was Krosse’s third straight victory and her fifth of the season!
Delaware Valley Series Storie Order of Merit
With the final Delaware Valley Series event wrapped up, that means the Delaware Valley Series Storie Order of Merit was decided as well! The season-long points race awards spots in the PKBGT Regional Invitational, the top-6 Prep and top-12 Futures finishers earned spots in the field!
Haley Ekert (Landsdale, PA 2023) had a strong T-3 finish at Tanglewood Manor helping give to win the Prep Storie Order of Merit. Her season was highlighted by a victory at Butter Valley Golf Club!
Savannah Laverty (Moorestown, NJ 2027) had an excellent season with top-3 finishes in all of her Delaware Valley events including five wins. Her season was highlighted by back-to-back wins at Bala Golf Club and Manor Golf Club!
Bryn Krosse’s (York, PA 2030) victory at Tangleowood Manor was enough to hold onto the top-spot in the Discovery Series Storie Order of Merit race! Her impressive five-win season ended with three straight victories.
Alumni in the Spotlight
Anna Morgan (Furman) finished runner-up at the 48th Lady Paladin Invitational with a score of -7 for the tournament. Her finish helped propel the Furman team to a victory in the team portion of the event.
The 2022 Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour season has officially wrapped up and we are excited to begin our 2023 National season in a few weeks at Williamsburg National Golf Club with the Colonial Classic! This weekend players are looking to qualify for the PKBGT/NB3 National Championship. This will be the last chance to qualify for a spot in the field. Good luck to all those playing and thank you to all of you for a great 2022 season!
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/.