BY STEVE VIRGEN / JOURNAL ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR
Notah Begay III, the first Native American to compete on the PGA Tour and in the Presidents Cup, has been named captain of the U.S. Junior Presidents Cup team, the Presidents Cup and American Junior Golf Association announced on Wednesday.
The event will be contested for the third time on Sept. 19-20 at Myers Park Country Club in Charlotte, North Carolina, prior to the start of the 2022 Presidents Cup at nearby Quail Hollow Club.
Begay, a four-time PGA Tour winner and an Albuquerque native, was a member of the victorious 2000 U.S. Team and earned a 3-2 record at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club.