The Notah Begay III Junior Golf National Championship (NB3 JGNC) has added a new pathway to reach the National Championship which will be broadcast on Golf Channel. The NB3 JGNC is excited to announce the launch of the Notah Begay III Junior Golf Tour.
This new tour will give junior golfers access to high quality tournaments throughout New Mexico and surrounding states. As part of a remarkably successful career, Notah Begay III became a 4-time winner on the PGA Tour, led Stanford University to a National Championship and represented his country on the US Walker Cup and US Presidents Cup teams. Notah developed his skill at the Ladera Municipal Golf Course and played junior golf in his home state of New Mexico.
The Notah Begay III Junior Golf Tour will be open to boys and girls of all ages, kids can participate in any of the six divisions: Boys 16-18, Boys 14-15, Boys 13 & Under, Girls 16-18, Girls 14-15 and Girls 13 & Under. Each local event will send its top performers to the New Mexico Regional Championship at Twin Warriors Golf Club in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico. At the Regional Championship, every participant will be just 36-holes away from advancing to the national championship at the Coushatta Resort in Kinder, Louisiana which will be broadcast on Golf Channel.
Check out the local qualifiers by clicking on the name below!
May 14-15, NB3 JGT Local Qualifier #1, Ladera GC, Albuquerque
May 28-29, NB3 JGT Local Qualifier #2, NMSU GC, Las Cruces
June 1-2, NB3 JGT Local Qualifier #3, Sonoma Ranch GC, Las Cruces
June 6-7, NB3 JGT Local Qualifier #4, Los Altos GC, Albuquerque
June 13-14, NB3 JGT Local Qualifier #5, Sandia GC, Albuquerque
June 20-21, NB3 JGT Local Qualifier #6, NM Tech GC, Socorro
July 11-12, NB3 JGT Local Qualifier #7, Rockwind Community Links, Hobbs
July 11-12, NB3 JGT Local Qualifier #8, Pinon Hills GC, Farmington
AUGUST 1-2, NB3 JGT BOYS & GIRLS REGIONAL QUALIFIER, TWIN WARRIORS GC, SANTA ANA PUEBLO
*Players gain entry into the Regional Qualifier through local qualifiers and exemptions.
EXEMPTION OPPORTUNITIES AND INFORMATION
Sun Country Junior Tour members will have a chance to compete in the Notah Begay III Junior Golf Regional Championship at Twin Warriors Golf Course on Aug. 1-2. Sun Country is working closely with Notah Begay to determine the number of exemptions to be given out this year.
About the Notah Begay III Jr Golf National Championship:
The Notah Begay III Jr Golf National Championship Series (NB3 JGNC) is a 2-stage qualifying process culminating in a 54-Hole National Championship that will air on Golf Channel during a 2-hour broadcast that airs in December each year. Players from across the world will come together in Kinder, LA at the beautiful Koasati Pines Golf Club at Coushatta Resort to compete against one another on a National Stage.