Who's who: Notah Begay III

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Who's who: Notah Begay III

  • Name:

    Notah Ryan Begay III
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Sept 14, 1972 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1995

Roll of Honour

Multiple winner on the PGA Tour. Walker Cup player (1995). Presidents Cup player (2000).

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Most successful Native American golfer, with four PGA Tour victories. His native American parentage means that Notah is half Navajo, quarter San Felipe and quarter Isleta.

Top tournaments won by Notah Begay III

2000
America
271 (-13)
$540,000
FedEx

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Begay, Notah III

Score

271 (-13)

Prize money

$540,000

Title sponsor

FedEx

Played as the FedEx St Jude Classic (June 22-25). Second-placed Chris DiMarco (USA) and Bob May (USA) finished 1 shot behind Begay (USA). [TPC Southwind, Memphis, TN].

2000
America
260 (-20)
$504,000
Canon

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Begay, Notah III

Score

260 (-20)

Prize money

$504,000

Title sponsor

Canon

Played as the Canon Greater Hartford Open (Jun 28-Jul 2). Second-placed Mark Calcavecchia (USA) finished 1 shot behind Notah Begay III (USA), who recorded the last of his four PGA Tour wins. A week earlier Begay won his third PGA Tour title at the St Jude Classic. [TPC River Highlands, Cromwell, CT].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Begay, Notah III

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$495,000

Title sponsor

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Played as the inaugural Reno-Tahoe Open (Aug 26-29). Second-placed Chris Perry (USA) and David Toms (USA) finished 3 shots behind first-time PGA Tour winner Begay (USA). [Montreux G&CC, Reno, NV].

1999
America
274 (-10)
$450,000
Michelob

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Begay, Notah III

Score

274 (-10)

Prize money

$450,000

Title sponsor

Michelob

Played as the Michelob Championship at Kingsmill (Oct 7-10). Notah Begay III (USA) beat Tom Byrum (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole, to record the second of his four PGA Tour wins. [River course, Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, VA].

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Solheim Cup: also in September, also in southern Europe, the 18th Solheim Cup will be contested at Finca Cortesin on the Costa del Sol, with Europe defending after their surprise win in Toledo, Inverness Club (Ohio) in 2021 (Sept 22-24). 

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