Four-time PGA Tour winner, and one of the only Native Americans to play in the Tour will be inducted into the Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame in October.
Notah Begay III, Navajo/Pubelo, graduated from Stanford in 1995, and turned pro that same year.
In 1994, he lead his Stanford team to the national championship as a first team All-American, Begay finished his career with a stroke average of 72.6. A three-time All-American, in 1992, ’94 and ’95, Begay’s career low score of 62 came during the 1994 NCAA championships, finishing one stroke shy of the school record, held by teammate Tiger Woods, the Stanford Dish reported.
Begay is currently an analyst on NBC Sports.
Begay, and eight other Stanford grads, will be honored at a private reception and dinner at the Bing Concert Hall on Saturday, October 11; and the he will be introduced during halftime at the university’s football game on October 10.