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AGE REQUIREMENT


The PKB Girls' Golf Tour is open to juniors 9 - 18 who have yet to enroll in college.

BELL, PREP & FUTURES SERIES - For each of these Series, a player must turn 12 years old during the calendar year of the current tour season to be eligible to participate. An 11-year old player may play the entire season schedule if they meet this requirement.

DISCOVERY SERIES - Juniors 9 - 11 years of age are eligible to participate in our 9-hole One-Day Series events which are offered at select One-Day Series events.



PKBGT PATHWAY PROGRESSION & PLAYER CLASSIFICATION


  \"Discovery \"Futures \"Futures   \"Prep \"Bell  
 
CLASS 4 STATUS
 
CLASS 2 STATUS
 
 
CLASS 3 STATUS
 
CLASS 1 STATUS
 

The PKBGT Series Progression allows players to progress towards playing collegiate golf by playing yardage/skill appropiate tournaments as they develop their game. Each classification is focused on the devleopmental needs of each girl, including event yardage and developing a national ranking profile necessary for the recruiting process.

FAST FACTS FOR NEW PLAYERS TO THE PKBGT:

  • All new players are defaulted to Class 3 (ages 11-18) or Class 4 (ages 9-12) status in our registration system

  • Class 2 status can be automatically earned based on your PKBGT play and will be reflected when you register for an event

  • Players wishing to increase their status can SUBMIT A TOURNAMENT RESUME

  • All resumes are reviewed by a committee including past collegiate coaches & junior golf experts. All decisions about acceptance will be made by the Tour committee. Players may re-apply for status at a later date with additional information or new tournament scores should their initial application be denied.

  • Some events use the PKBGT Priority Based Entry System to determine eligiblity


PKBGT SERIES/DIVISIONS OF PLAY


CLASS 1 STATUS -- BELL NATIONAL \"Bell & PREP REGIONAL \"Prep DIVISIONS
Elite division for girls preparing for collegiate golf

  • Yardages: 5,600 6,200 yards

  • Scoring Requirement: Players must prove the continued ability to score 80 or better from Red tees in tournament play or have a scoring differential of 12.0 or less on the PKBGT Performance Index or on the National Junior Golf Scoreboard. Players may gain Class 1 status thru wins & scores in the Prep & Futures Series events during a tour season or from qualifying scores from events outside the PKBGT.

  • Tournaments Available:
  • Eligible for:
    • Standing on the official PKBGT ranking system, PKBGT Performance Index
    • Season-long Order of Merit Standings
    • Golfweek Ranking points at select 36 & 54-hole events
    • AJGA PBE Performance Stars at all multi-round events & PKBGT Championships
    • Jr Golf Scoreboard Ranking points at all 36-hole & 54-hole events
    • Joe Cheves Invitation for winning a PKBGT Championship title
    • TYGA NC State Ranking Points at all events (multiplier varies by event)
    • SCJGA State Ranking Points at all events (multiplier varies by event)

CLASS 2 STATUS -- PREP REGIONAL \"Prep & FUTURES NATIONAL \"Futures DIVISIONS
Collegiate preparatory division for girls competing at collegiate yardages

  • Yardages: 5,300 6,000 yards

  • Scoring Requirement: Players should show the continued ability to score 90 or better from 5,600 yards in tournament play or be a player in the graduation classes 2017 to 2020 who has a PKBGT Performance Index scoring differential lower than 18.0 at the time of registration. Once a player plays in a Prep Series event, they retain this status for the remainder of the season.

  • Tournaments Available:
  • Eligible for:
    • Standing on the official PKBGT ranking system, PKBGT Performance Index
    • Season-long Order of Merit Standings
    • AJGA PBE Performance Stars at all multi-round events & PKBGT Championships
    • Jr Golf Scoreboard Ranking points at all 36-hole & 54-hole events
    • TYGA NC State Ranking Points at all events (multiplier varies by event)
    • SCJGA State Ranking Points at all events (multiplier varies by event)

CLASS 3 STATUS -- FUTURES NATIONAL \"Futures & FUTURES REGIONAL \"Futures DIVISIONS
Tournament division for girls playing in and preparing for high school golf

  • Yardages: 5,100 5,400 yards

  • Scoring Requirement:

    • MULTI-DAY EVENTS: Players are expected to be able to score 100 or better from Red tees. Players are expected to understand and uphold all USGA Rules.

    • ONE-DAY SERIES EVENTS: Players are expected to be able to score 120 or better from Red tees. These events also include modified rules including double-par.

  • Tournaments Available:

  • Eligible for:
    • Standing on the official PKBGT ranking system, PKBGT Performance Index
    • Season-long Order of Merit Standings
    • Jr Golf Scoreboard Ranking points at all 36-hole events
    • AJGA Performance Based Entry Performance Star at all multi-round events & PKBGT Championships
    • TYGA NC State Ranking Points at all events (multiplier varies by event)

CLASS 4 STATUS -- DISCOVERY \"Discovery DIVISION
Developmental division for girls preparing for 18-hole tournament competition

  • Yardages: 1,700 1,900 yards (9 Holes)

  • Scoring Requirement: Players are expected to be able to score 60 or better. These events also include modified rules including double-par and parental caddies are allowed.

  • Tournaments Available:
    • GEORGIA ONE-DAY SERIES (REGIONAL): Event Schedule, April - July 2017
    • MIDDLE ATLANTIC ONE-DAY SERIES (REGIONAL): Event Schedule, April - September 2017
    • SOUTH CAROLINA ONE-DAY SERIES (REGIONAL): Event Schedule, May - August 2017
    • NORTH CAROLINA ONE-DAY SERIES (REGIONAL): Event Schedule, June - September 2017

  • Eligible for:

COLLEGIATE \"Collegiate DIVISION
Summer division for girls playing in or recently graduated from college golf

  • Yardages: 5,800 6,200 yards

  • 2016 Events:

  • Division Eligibility:
      Players must be a current collegiate golfer or a recent graduate 25 years of age or younger

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Phone: 336.347.8537     Fax: 336.450.1057
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