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].
2021 Opens: whether by accident or design, four of the top five mens’ Open Championships played in the British Isles occupy consecutive weeks in July: the Irish Open (1-4), Scottish Open (8-11), The Open (15-18) and Wales Open (22-25). The recently relaunched English Open is scheduled for early-August.
Hoag Classic: Ernie Els defends his title in this prestigious PGA Tour Champions event, played since 1991 at the Newport Beach Country Club, CA (Mar 5-7).
Traigh Golf Course (pronounced "try", and meaning "beach" in Gaelic): You'll find this nine-hole seaside gem on the scenic coast road (as opposed to the more inland and quicker A830) between Arisaig and Morar. Although not on the well-beaten path of Scotland's "trophy" courses, if you are passing through this area, it's a must play.
Cullen Links Golf Club: "immensely scenic", "quirky as golf can get", "short!", "hugely enjoyable" ... Cullen Links attracts as wide a variety of comments as it lays down golfing challenges. Shoehorned into this 4,600 yard treasure trove are ten par-3s, seven par-4s and a good-length par-5. Here you'll find all the seaside scenery a golfer could ask for, and a lot more besides. Read More...
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