Notah Begay III
Name:Notah Ryan Begay III
Born:Sept 14, 1972 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Multiple winner on the PGA Tour. Walker Cup player (1995). Presidents Cup player (2000).
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.
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].
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].
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].
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].
Tournament of Champions: the PGA Tour’s calendar-year starts, as it has done since 1999, with this iconic event in Hawaii. The field is drawn from players who won a PGA Tour event in 2022, or were amongst the top 30 in last year’s FedEx Cup final standings (Jan 6-9).
Desert Swing: the European (DP World) Tour launches into 2023 with three events in its UAE “Desert Swing”. Up first is the Abu Dhabi Championship (Jan 19-22), followed by the Dubai Desert Classic (Jan 26-29) and the Ras Al Kaimah Championship (Feb 2-5).
Kathy Whitworth: the end of 2022 saw the passing of LPGA Tour legend Kathy Whitworth. Her 88 LPGA Tour victories is more than achieved by any other golfer on either the LPGA or PGA Tours. Amongst her victories were six major championship titles.
Barry Lane: the golfing world was also saddened by the passing of Barry Lane, one of the European Tour and European Senior Tours most popular players. Enjoying success on both Tours, Lane was know for his excellent ball-striking and amiable personality.
Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.
Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.
Costa’s "Cruise & Golf" allows golfers and their families to combine a unique golfing experience with the relaxation and fun of a cruise on board Costa Smeralda. Golf enthusiasts are offered a choice from 23 top-quality golf clubs; their chosen courses are played during the ship’s port calls in Italy, France and Spain. While the golfers are driving the fairways, accompanying non-golfers are able to enjoy the amenities and activities on-board, or explore wonderful places on day excursions organised by Costa. Read more ...
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