Katherine Perry Hamski, a North Carolina native and LPGA Tour member, was an All-American performer at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A four year veteran on the LPGA Tour, has two career top 10 finishes including a 6th place finish at the 2019 Volunteers of America Classic. As a junior, Perry is the most decorated champion in Peggy Kirk Bell Girls' Golf Tour history, with 9 national event victories to her name and a two-time Order of Merit champion. An All-American performer at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, the selection of UNC Chapel Hill Finley Golf Club to host the Katherine Perry Hamski Girls Tradition was a perfect fit.
"I am honored to be a PKBGT Ambassador and to be involved with an organization that believes in growing girls golf in an affordable and competitive environment. I wouldn’t be where I am today in my golf career without the foundation and competition that PKBGT provided during my junior golf days! I’m excited to see how the PKBGT can continue to grow and reach more girls across the US.!"
Emma Talley, a Kentucky native and LPGA Tour member, was a four-time All-American performer at the University of Alabama. In her three year career on the LPGA Tour, she has five top 10 finishes including a 5th place finish at the 2020 Marathon LPGA Classic presented by Dana in August. A stand-out amateur, Talley one of only five women to win both NCAA Individual Championship (2015) and U.S. Women's Amateur (2013). Bowling Green Country Club, host to the Emma Talley Girls Tradition, has special memories for Emma, having won three KHSAA State Championships on the course while playing for Caldwell County High School.
“I am excited and honored to be a part of the Emma Talley Girls Tradition on the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour in 2021. Girls Golf of America has done an excellent job of growing the game and inspiring confidence in young ladies, and it is a privilege to partner with them for this event.”
Kyle Reifers, an Ohio native, has played professionally on the PGA & Kory Ferry Tours for the past 14 seasons. A two-time NCAA All-America and three-time All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection at Wake Forest University, Reifers placed 2nd at the 2006 at the NCAA Championship. Reifers professional highlights include a victory at the 2006 Korn Ferry Tour Chattanooga Classic, defeating Brandt Snedeker in a play-off to claim the title and a runner-up finish to J.J. Henry in a play-off at the 2015 PGA Tour Barracuda Championship. A golfing family, both of his parents are accomplished amateur players, evidenced by both winning Ohio State Amateurs (the same tournament their son won in 2004). A site is currently being selected in the Columbus, Ohio region to host the 2021 Kyle Reifers & Family Girls Tradition this Spring.
“I am so excited to partner with the PKBGT and be a part of the inaugural Tradition Series. To have a golf tournament with my name on it, in my hometown, is truly a dream come true. I hope this gives girls across the region another opportunity to better themselves and gain confidence that will help them in the future.”