Notah Begay III Junior Golf National Championship

2020 Recap



  • We gave over 6,000 juniors the opportunity to compete on our national platform.
  • We provided junior female golfers with better tournaments and larger field sizes.
  • We expanded our divisions to include 10/11s,12/13s 14/15s and 16/18-year old’s for both the girls and the boys.
  • We ran the first ever all girl’s championship to be broadcasted on the golf channel in conjunction with The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls Golf Tour.
  • We ran the first ever all boy’s championship to be broadcasted on the golf channel.
  • We expanded and included more players from all walks of life from around the globe.
  • We ran many local qualifiers that resulted in players advancing to our 36-hole (Two-Day) Regionals throughout the country.
  • We stepped up our sponsorships which resulted in more benefits for our junior golfers.
  • We added more regional tournaments with better strength of fields.
  • We allowed more players to be exempt so that they could register directly into one of our regional tournaments.
  • We worked with PGA Sections, State organizations, and some independent regionals tours so they could qualify their players into our series. This allowed more access to our series for players locally.
  • We continued to raise money through the NB3 Foundation and our Drive Fore Juniors non-for-profit entities to assist in keeping tournament registration fees low.
  • We grew the NB3 Tour in Notah’s home state of New Mexico which provided more opportunities for those juniors to compete in two-day tournaments.
  • We produced another PGA Tour Quality TV show on the Golf Channel and will continue to showcase more players each year that played in our championship.
  • We met our goal to expand the series in 2022 in order to give more players the chance to be our guest at our National Championship.
  • We ran what we were told was the "best Championship on the junior golf circuit". This past November we hosted 321 of the best juniors in the country/world and provided them an experience of a lifetime over 4 full days.