RMJT Partners with Notah Begay Jr Golf Championship
RMJT will host/facilitate 2 NB3JGNC Regional Qualifiers This Summer
The Rocky Mountain Junior Tour is proud to announce a partnership with the Notah Begay III Jr Golf National Championship, one of the first nationally televised junior golf tournaments, to be played at Koasati Pines at Coushatta in Louisiana on Nov. 15-17, 2020. This tournament will bring junior golfers from around the country and around the globe together to participate in an exclusive 3-day National Championship in front of the entire world, to be televised on the Golf Channel.
Through the partnership, the RMJT will host or help facilitate a Regional Qualifying tournaments this Summer for the NB3 Championship in which eight participants will earn an automatic bid into the 1st inaugural National Championship in November. The qualifying tournaments are listed below, and will be listed on the RMJT schedule:
- August 3-4, 2020 at Kennedy Golf Course in Aurora, Colorado
- August 3-4, 2020 at Sewailo Golf Club in Tucson, Arizona
The NB3 Jr Golf National Championship was founded by PGA Tour winner and Stanford alumn Notah Begay III to “provide an opportunity for every junior golfer in the country to compete in a top-level Junior Golf National Championship.”
“Participants will be given an un-restricted and accessible pathway to utilize their golf skill and achieve valuable national recognition. Players will not be required to have resumes, points rankings or any other affiliations to play. Boys and Girls from across the Country simply need to have an interest in competitive golf and testing their skill at the highest level.”
The championship, played in November at Koasati Pines in Louisiana, will be a free entry tournament to all players that qualify via a Regional Qualifying tournament, and all players will receive national exposure through the broadcasting of the tournament on the Golf Channel.
“We are very excited to have the chance to partnership with Notah Begay III and this new National Championship,” said Travis Measley, RMJT executive director. “It is clear that Notah has a special passion for junior golf and has built a tournament that not only is going to provide the opportunity for hundreds of junior golfers to compete at minimal cost, but also for those junior golfers to be showcased on national television and further the importance of growing junior golf.”
As part of the partnership, all RMJT members will receive a discount on the tournament entry fee by using a special promotional code acquired by e-mailing Donna Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org and entering at checkout. Players may register for the Colorado and Arizona qualifiers either through the RMJT Website or directly through the NB3 Championship website.
More details to come. To view all regional qualifiers for the NB3 Championship or to learn more about the event, visit https://www.jgnc.org/