** PKBGT NEXT Graduation Year Championship Application Event
APPLY BELOW TO PLAY IN THE PKBGT NEXT: GRADUATION YEAR CHAMPIONSHIPS
DIVISIONS FOR GRADUATION CLASSES 2022 to 2029
** Grade Level Based on 2021-22 School Year (i.e. Class of 2022 - 12th Grade) **
GRADUATION YEAR CHAMPIONSHIPS
- Girls 9-19
This event uses the PKBGT Priority Based Entry system for the each Graduation Year.
The Top 9 players in the Graduation Classes of 2022, 2023, 2024 & 2029 and the Top 12 players in the Graduation Classes of 2025, 2026, 2027 & 2028 will be selected for the field. Players will be listed as "Waitlisted" until this time. Players will be selected in three tiers:
- Tier 1 - Top 6 players in each graduation class as of June 1st
- Tier 2 - Top 6 players in each graduation class as of July 1st (may include players who were already invited in Tier 1)
- Tier 3 - The field will be completed with the top players from the Application pool as of July 27
COMPETITION FORMAT: Players will be competing to be named the top player in their Graduation Class, with each graduation year recognized with a medalist. Players from Graduation Years 2022-2026 will also be competing for national ranking points and to be named the NEXT Championship Division Champion. Graduation Years 2027-2029 will be competing together for national ranking points and to be named the NEXT Futures Division Champion.
CADDIES: are NOT allowed for any division. All players will play 18 holes, walking each day.
The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls Golf Tour has adopted the following protocols to better serve and protect our players, families, and staff. Along with our association partners during this pandemic, we hope that you understand the significance of these measures in allowing us to operate golf tournaments and will adhere to the following protocols in order to keep our tournaments safe for players, volunteers, host club staffs and families. We ask that all players and spectators review these protocols by clicking here before attending a PKBGT event. Additionally, PKBGT staff and officials will be following enhanced health screening and infrastructure cleaning protocols.
CHAMPIONSHIP & FUTURES: All players will be ranked on the PKBGT Performance Index rankings. Results in each division are weighted according to course rating and field strength.
CHAMPIONSHIP & FUTURES: Champions will earn Group A status and an invitation to the PKBGT National Tournament of Champions. Event runner-ups will all earn Group D status.
CHAMPIONSHIP & FUTURES: All multi-day events will be ranked (Minimum field size: 5). All division will be ranked separately.
CHAMPIONSHIP: This is a CGA 6 multiplier
FUTURES: This is a CGA 3 multiplier
** CGA multiplier applies to both the Tarheel Youth Golf Association & South Carolina Junior Golf Association State Rankings
Top 6 players on the PKBGT Performance Index for each graduation year (2022 - 2027) will be invited into the field as part of Tier 1. The Top 6 players in the Classes 2028 & 2029 will be invited based on performances across all PKBGT events, including PKBGT National & Regional events, including PKBGT Discovery events.
Deadline for Tier 1 exempt players to register for the tournament
Any new players who have moved into the Top 6 players on the PKBGT Performance Index for each graduation year (2022 - 2027) will be invited into the field as part of Tier 2. The Top 6 players in the Classes 2028 & 2029 will be invited based on performances across all PKBGT events, including PKBGT National & Regional events, including PKBGT Discovery events.
Deadline for exempt players to register for the tournament
Last day to apply for consideration for the tournament prior to Priority Based Entry.
Following the priority registration closing, the final positions in each priority field will be completed based on the PKBGT Priority Based Entry process. Click here to learn more about how the field is set.
The official fields for all graduation years will be set.
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