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Native American Golfer Alexandrea Schulte Finishes 2nd at Cactus Tour Event

Native American Golfer Alexandrea Schulte Finishes 2nd at Cactus Tour Event

Phoenix, AZ – Native American golfer Alexandrea Schulte, a member of the Northern Ute Tribe, took home second place honors this week at the Cactus Tour’s Foothills Country club event in Phoenix, Arizona. Schulte carded a two day total of (149) on the desert course which was one shot a head for a three way tie for third place and …

by admin on August 8th, 2012 Leave a comment »

Notah Begay III receives sponsor exemption for PGA Tour Event

Notah Begay III receives sponsor exemption for PGA Tour Event

NDNSPORTS BRIEF:  Notah Begay III has been added to the  field of this week’s Reno-Tahoe Open. NB3 received one of the last two sponsor exemptions, one of which opening when defending champ Scott Piercy punched his ticket to Firestone on Sunday. Although, Notah is a past champion of this event and past champions typically receive an exemption, the PGA Tour changed the rules …

by admin on August 1st, 2012 Leave a comment »

Golf Camp ‘veteran’ returns to teach new golfers

Golf Camp ‘veteran’ returns to teach new golfers

For the past 12 years Bryeson Lance has spent four days of his summer break at Chickasaw Nation Golf Camp, and this year was no exception. Starting out as a 10-year-old beginner golfer, the now 22-year-old college graduate now “pays it forward” by coaching both beginners and advanced players during the camp. “I look forward to coming to golf camp …

by admin on July 10th, 2012 Leave a comment »

Oneida Nation Welcomes Fifth Annual Notah Begay III Foundation Challenge

Oneida Nation Welcomes Fifth Annual Notah Begay III Foundation Challenge

Tiger Woods among elite U.S. and Asian golfers teeing it up with Notah Begay III and Oneida Indian Nation to continue mission of combating obesity and promoting health and wellness in Native American communities Verona, N.Y. – (June 25, 2012) – Oneida Nation Representative Ray Halbritter and four-time PGA TOUR winner Notah Begay III today confirmed the tournament date and playing …

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Notah Begay III, to play in Travelers Championship

Notah Begay III, to play in Travelers Championship

Notah Begay III, winner of the 2000 Travelers Championship, is in the field this week via sponsors exemptions to compete in the 2012 edition. Begay will tee-off at 8:51AM local time with TV coverage provided by the Golf Channel. Notah is playing out of the Past Champion category for this event and he is making his second start of the …

by admin on June 21st, 2012 Leave a comment »

Native American Golfer Jeff Curl Finishes 56th at U.S. Open

Native American Golfer Jeff Curl Finishes 56th at U.S. Open

Story updated 6/17/2012- (San Francisco, California) – Native American golfer Jeff Curl from the Northern Wintu tribe finished tied for 56th place at the 112 United States Open golf championship at the Olympic Golf club. Curl’s final round (75) gave him a four day total of (294) or (+14) for the championship. Story updated 6/16/2012- (San Francisco, California) – After …

by admin on June 17th, 2012 Leave a comment »

Native American Golfer Jeff Curl Qualifies for U.S. Open Golf Championship

Native American Golfer Jeff Curl Qualifies for U.S. Open Golf Championship

Updated 6/12/2012 - Jeff Curl will be teeing off in the 30th group with a 12:41 tee time on hole #9. He will be playing with Casey Wittenburg, and Nicholas Thompson.- (Rockville, Md) – Jeff Curl, Northern Wintu tribe, was one of seven people who qualified for the United States Open golf championships yesterday at Woodmont Country Club qualifying site in Rockville, …

by admin on June 12th, 2012 Leave a comment »

Begay returns to the broadcast booth this week for U.S. Open coverage

Begay returns to the broadcast booth this week for U.S. Open coverage

4-time PGA TOUR winner Notah Begay III(Navajo/Pueblo) will once again be part of the Golf Channel crew that broadcasts the 112th United States Open Golf Tournament played this year at The Olympic Club in San Francisco, California.  The tournament is scheduled to take place June 11th thru 17th and Notah will be part of the broadcast team that brings the …

by admin on June 11th, 2012 Leave a comment »

Gene Webster Jr, Qualifies for National Pro Tour Major Championship

Gene Webster Jr, Qualifies for National Pro Tour Major Championship

Native American golfer Gene Webster, Jr., took 5th place at a one-day qualifying event held at Temecula, California’s Cross Creek Golf Club this past week for the National Pro Tour’s Major Championship the Windy City Open to be held June 26th-29th at the Bolingbrook Golf Club in Bolingbrook, Illinois. Webster shot a round of (74) to secure the 5th place spot by himself. …

by admin on June 7th, 2012 Leave a comment »

Shannelle Tafoya And Antonio Louis Larez Selected To Ryder Cup Junior Academy

Shannelle Tafoya And Antonio Louis Larez Selected To Ryder Cup Junior Academy

Press Release- NOTAH BEGAY III FOUNDATION PARTICIPANTS SHANNELLE TAFOYA AND ANTONIO LOUIS LAREZ SELECTED TO ATTEND SECOND ANNUAL RYDER CUP JUNIOR ACADEMY-  PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Shannelle Tafoya (Santo Domingo Pueblo) and Antonio Louis Larez (Navajo)  of New Mexico, will participate in the 2012 Ryder Cup Junior Golf Academy on July 1-8, at the PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance …

by admin on June 5th, 2012 Leave a comment »

Five-year-old golfer works his way to the pros, one putt at a time

Five-year-old golfer works his way to the pros, one putt at a time

by Rosemary Stephens, C & A Tribal Tribune, Editor-in-Chief Each morning five-yearold Vincent Alexander Aispuro doesn’t run to the television to watch cartoons. Instead, dressed in his golf attire, wearing his lucky University of Oklahoma (OU) baseball cap, Vincent heads to his backyard to practice hitting golf balls. “He gets up and automatically just gets dressed and goes out back to start …

by admin on May 31st, 2012 Leave a comment »

Beyale Selected to All-Central Golf Team Region by NGCA

Beyale Selected to All-Central Golf Team Region by NGCA

press release- CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – The National Golf Coaches Association has announced the 2011-12 student-athlete and coaches awards for Division II Women’s Collegiate Golf.  Western New Mexico University women’s golfer, juniors Faylyn Beyale (Navajo) was named to the All-Region Central Team. Beyale from Fruitland, N.M., had one of the best seasons around, being named the RMAC Golfer of the …

by admin on May 26th, 2012 Leave a comment »

Native American Golfers Competing at Golfweek’s National Pro Tour Event

Native American Golfers Competing at Golfweek’s National Pro Tour Event

(Mayetta, Kansas) – The Golfweek’s National Pro Golf Tour made its stop at the Prairie Band Potawatomi tribal golf course (Firekeeper GC) this week for its Firekeeper Traditions first tournament appearance on the newly formed golf tour developed for aspiring and seasoned veterans to prepare or work towards gaining eligibility on either the Nationwide Tour or PGA tours.  Now its …

by admin on May 23rd, 2012 Leave a comment »

Begay and Webster to Tee it up on National Pro Tour Event

Begay and Webster to Tee it up on National Pro Tour Event

(Mayetta, KS) – 4 time PGA tour winner, Notah Begay, III will be teeing it up on the National Pro Tour event hosted by the Firekeeper golf course owned by the Prairie Band Potowatomi Nation on May 22nd thru 25th. The Firekeeper Tradition tournament will be playing on the golf course that Begay himself helped design in 2010, thru his …

by admin on May 18th, 2012 Leave a comment »

Native American Professional Golfer Alexandrea Schulte Adds Sponsorships

Native American Professional Golfer Alexandrea Schulte Adds Sponsorships

Ak-Chin Indian Community & Southern Dunes Golf Course Sign Sponsorship Agreement with Native American Professional Golfer Alexandrea Schulte, as Spokesperson for Tribal Community and Golf Course Activities. May 14, 2012 Maricopa, Arizona, Ak-Chin Indian Community & Southern Dunes Golf Course announced today they have entered into a sponsorship agreement with Alexandrea Schulte for Tribal representation and promotion of Southern Dunes Golf …

by admin on May 14th, 2012 Leave a comment »