The Notah Begay III New Mexico Grande Slam fundraising golf event returned to the Santa Ana Golf Club on Thursday, Sept. 29.
The premier golf event celebrating and supporting New Mexico’s children has been on hold since the beginning of the pandemic, but welcomed back over 125-golfers this year. Golfer from across the US and Canada turned out in support of Notah and his passion for healthy youth and communities.
Led by Begay and and the Notah Begay III (NB3) Foundation, the golf tournament serves as an annual fundraiser for not only the foundation but nonprofits around the state. This year, the proceeds with benefit two local organizations: The Somos Unidos Foundation and Native American Professional Parent Resources, NAPPR, Inc.
Since 2016, the event has raised over $750,00 for the NB3 Foundation and a dozen other organizations focused on eliminating disparities, creating opportunities and providing hope for children in New Mexico.
This year’s special guests include former professional baseball player and World Series champion, Jacoby Ellsbury and NM United’s own Chris Wehan and Kalen Ryden.