Thursday, February 19, 2015

Lydia Ko Opens Well in Australia & Philly Girls Golf Registration Opens March 1:CHECK IT OUT!!!


South Korea’s Ilhee Lee fired a 5-under-par 68 on Thursday to take a one shot lead at the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open by playing a bogey-free round in which she hit 17 of 18 greens. 
World No. 1 Lydia Ko used a back-nine eagle on the 14th to climb into a tie for third after round one with a 3-under 70. Ko hit 16 of 18 greens on Thursday but the slick Royal Melbourne greens proved a tough test for her trusty flat stick.
“It’s definitely good to start off well here. It’s definitely a tough course. I really tried to stay patient. I didn’t hole that many putts, but I didn’t make that many mistakes with it either,” Ko said. “I think that’s very important, you know. With just the blink of an eye, you’re like six feet by and it’s very tough. I tried to grab the birdie opportunities, especially on the holes where I could get on for two on the par-fives, tried to come off with at least a birdie.”
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2015 REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 1st

Registration Instructions

1.  First, CLICK THE FOLLOWING LINK for a direct link to our LPGA Girls Golf of Philadelphia site registration:
2.  Then, download Our 2014 REGISTRATION FORM , Complete and Mail-in.
Please enclose check payable to:  Philly Girls Golf
Mail Registration Form & Check to:
Philly Girls Golf
C/O Cheryl Fox
607 Anthony Drive
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
 Fee
  • Swing Clinics  $50 per session
  • Girls Night Out  $50 per session
  • Philly Girls Tour   $100 for 6 tournament series   No Additional Entry Fees
  • Philly Girls Tour non-members:  Individual tournament entries will be accepted as space permits 1 week prior to tournament.
  • Non-tour member entry fee $50 per tournament. Contact cherylfox@phillygirlsgolf.com to inquire about individual tournament entry.
Questions:  Please contact Cheryl Fox at cherylfox@phillygirlsgolf.com

EVEN MORE Philadelphia-area junior girls golfing choices

          
Women Golfers Give Back

Women Golfers Give Back supports golf programs for girls in the greater Philadelphia region that encourage personal development through unique opportunities for skill building, playing and competing. Exposure to golf and all of the character-building aspects of the game will lead to greater educational and career opportunities but most of all - a whole lot of fun!  More info »

LPGA-USGA Girls Golf OF VALLEY FORGE, PA , a developmental junior golf program for girls ages 7-17, was formed to create a network for girls to learn to play golf, build friendships and sample competition in a positive and supportive learning environment. The only national initiative of its kind just for girls, the program provides the opportunity to achieve success, progress in golf and establish a life-long interest in the game. Girls work with an LPGA or PGA instructor to learn the basics in rules, etiquette, full swing, short game and putting.  More info »

AND one more GIRLS GOLF TOUR!!!!!

The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is a non-profit organization aimed at increasing quality and appropriate competitive playing opportunities for junior girls' golfers. Based in Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers low cost, nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. The PKBGT is the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 400 members in 2014 and more than 300 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at mparker@pkbgt.org or 336-347-8537.


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