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OUR MISSION



  • To ensure the future of the game by providing a "Girls Only Tour" that will actively increase participation and interest in girl's golf
  • To provide a venue for aspiring collegiate golfers in the Carolina's and beyond to develop, compete and be recognized
  • To provide affordable, top-level tournament competition and development


TOUR OVERVIEW



The PKBGT is an initiative of the non-profit Triad Youth Golf Foundation. The Foundation will provide financial and logistical support to the Tour and work with community and regional leaders to promote girls golf in the Carolina's. The mission of T.Y.G.F. is to provide cost-conscious access to golf with a specific focus on girl's golf development in partnership with LPGA-USGA Girls Golf.

2018-19 will be the 13th season of the Tour which has experienced unprecedented growth. Participation on the tour has grown to over 700 members with our multi-day events regularly featuring between 60 to 90 girls.

The 2019 tour will again feature 9, 18, 36 & a 54-hole tournaments and is open to girls 9-18 with multiple series based on yardages. The PKBGT Progression Pathway allows players to compete at yardage appropriate divisions as their skills progress. In addition, 2019 will feature select Collegiate Series events for 19 - 25 year olds looking for some competition during the summer months.

A players tour ranking will be tracked by the PKBGT Performance Index. In addition, each tour series will feature an Order of Merit Standings LIst which will gauge each player's standing in their given series.

Players will have the opportunity to earn rankings points and tournament exemptions including:
(Click Here to learn which tournaments are eligible)

PKBGT Rankings Partnerships


TOUR DIVISIONS



The PKB Girls' Golf Tour offers over 75 tournaments yearly and include 9, 18, 36 and 54 hole events. Events offer different levels of play for juniors ages 9 - 19.

Click Here to Learn About the Different Series & Which is Right For You





TOUR STAFF



The Peggy Kirk Bell Tour staff is a collection of golf professionals who enjoy helping junior golfers move their game to the next level. We will assist the girls to achieve their aspirations and goals.

Mike Parker

TOUR DIRECTOR/CO-FOUNDER - Mike Parker
 

As PKBGT Tour Director since the inception of the tour, Mike brings over 18 years tournament operation experience and is responsible for the Tour's policies, operation, development, marketing, and web site. Mike is the Executive Director of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, the tours operator, and directed tournaments outside PKBGT including the Precision Golf Junior Championships and as a Tournament Director for the U.S. Kid's World Championships.

Shelby Osiecki

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS - Shelby Osiecki
 

A PKBGT alumnus, Shelby graduated from Queens Univeristy of Charlotte where she played Division soccer. Shelby grew up in New Bern, North Carolina where she played both golf and soccer growing up. She graduated with a degree in Sport Management with a minor in Sport Communication. Shelby is responsible for tournament preparation, operations and logistics. She also is the contact for registration and customer questions.

Taylor Allison

TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR - Taylor Allison
 

A PKBGT alumnus and native North Carolinian, Taylor attended Western Carolina University where she played Division 1 golf for 2 years. After transferring to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Prior to joining the PKBGT, she was an event coordinator at the UNCG Gatewood Gallery and the Greensboro Project Space while teaching with the Precision Golf School summer camps. Taylor will serve as a National Tournament Director.

Donnelly Wolf

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER - Donnelly Wolf
 

PGA Member

Donnelly is a native of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He grew up playing the Sneds Tour and Tennessee PGA junior tour circuits during his junior and high school years. Donnelly attended Coastal Carolina University, where he graduated in 2019 with his Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing with a specialization in PGA Golf Management and earned his Class A membership. Before joining the staff at PKBGT, Donnelly worked as a marketing and communications specialist for the Tennessee Golf Foundation, handling content and brand management for the Sneds Tour, the Tennessee PGA Section, and Tennessee PGA Junior Golf Academy.



REGIONAL TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS



AnnaLeis Dibert

SOUTH CAROLINA TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR - AnnaLeis Dibert
 

A PGA Associate (Level 2) and a Level 3 The First Tee Coach, AnnaLeis was a scholarship golfer at North Greenville University. Following graduation with a degree Business Administration/Sport Management degree, she interned with the AJGA and worked as a club professional at Champion Hills Club. She currently serves as the Outreach Coordinator for The First Tee of the Upstate and will lead tournament operations for the South Carolina Regional Series.

Shannon Kelley

OHIO VALLEY TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR - Shannon Kelley
 

Shannon is a Cincinnati native and learned to play golf as a young adult. She is an active member of the LPGA Amateur Golf Association and the Golf Channel Amateur Tour. She enjoys competing in local leagues and individual and team tournaments. She also serves as a Level 2 Head Coach for The First Tee of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky and will lead tournament operations for the Kentucky Regional Series.

Rebecca Caimano

DELAWARE VALLEY TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR - Rebecca Caimano
 

Rebecca is the Program Director for the First Tee of Greater Philadelphia, instilling youth with life skills, core values and healthy habits thru the game of golf. Rebecca has been with the First Tee since 2011 and has enjoyed growing the game of golf for everyone, especially girls! She will lead tournament operations for the Delaware Valley Regional Series.

Luticia Boozer

CENTRAL GULF COAST TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR - Luticia Boozer
 

LPGA Apprentice Luticia is the Program Director for the First Tee of Northwest Florida where she has worked since 2012. She created a local LPGA-USGA Girls Golf program at the site where she serves as the Site Director. An LPGA Professional Apprentice, she played collegiately at the University of Southern California and then played professionally post college on the LPGA Futures Tour for 2 seasons. She will lead the tournament operations for the Central Gulf Coast Series.



TOUR DEVELOPMENT



Robert Linville

TOUR FOUNDER - Robert Linville
 

PGA Member A Carolina's PGA Teacher of the Year and Two-time Division III National Coach of the Year, Robert brings over 30 years of professional golf experience to the Tour. As Founder and the Director of Instruction for Robert Linville's Precision Golf School & the Co-Founder of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation, Robert continues to be a leader in junior golf development in the Carolina's.

Chris Haarlow

TYGF PRESIDENT - Chris Haarlow
 

PGA Member A Carolina's PGA Junior Golf Leader Award winner, Chris Haarlow is the President of TYGF, the non-profit foundation he and Robert founded in 1999. Chris is the Director Instructor and Director of Junior Programming for Precision Golf School. In recognition of his work with the award winning Precision Golf Junior Academy, Chris was named a Top-50 MASTER Kids Teacher in America by US Kids Golf Inc. in its inaugural class.


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