Notah Begay III Foundation Challenge

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The Notah Begay III Foundation Challenge, or NB3 Challenge, was a charity golf tournament played at Atunyote Golf Club at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Oneida, New York. All proceeds benefit the Notah Begay III Foundation for the creation and delivery of sustainable athletic programming for Native American youth.

Notah Begay III Foundation[edit]

In 2005, Notah Begay III, a four-time PGA Tour winner and the only full-blooded Native American PGA Tour player, established the Notah Begay III Foundation. It is a federally recognized 501(c)3 non-profit organization designed to provide sustainable health and wellness programs for Native American youth. Recognizing the lack of sustainable programming for youth within Tribal communities, Begay established the Foundation to deliver youth sports activities in tribal communities in the form of golf and soccer programs.


Team event
Individual event
Year Winner Country Skins ($) Runner-up Skins ($)
Notah Begay III Foundation Challenge
2009 Tiger Woods  United States 230,000 Colombia Camilo Villegas 200,000
2008 Camilo Villegas  Colombia 220,000 Fiji Vijay Singh 180,000

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