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Koasati Pines at Coushatta Golf Course to Host 2nd Annual Notah Begay III Jr. Golf National Championship November 13-15
Spotlighting USA’s Best Junior Golfers Ages 10-18 • To Be Televised on Golf Channel
November 11, 2021
Kinder, LA—Koasati Pines at Coushatta will host the 2nd Annual Notah Begay III Junior Golf National Championship. This prestigious tournament will take place November 13-15, 2021 featuring the nation’s best junior golfers. Spectators are encouraged to come and watch these future golf stars. The field will boast over 80 of the top 1,000 current ranked junior golfers in the world.
The Notah Begay III Junior Golf National Championship is open to boys and girls competing in one of the four age categories: Boys 14-18, Girls 14-18, Boys 13 & Under, and Girls 13 & Under. Players from around the country have qualified to be one of the 150 golfers who will compete to be the champion within their division. These top boys and girls advanced through their respective regional qualifiers and will compete in this prestigious event, giving them a unique opportunity to display their golf skills in a nationwide televised platform that will air December 8 on Golf Channel, in prime time from 7pm to 9pm EST. These finalists will undoubtedly be scrutinized by college coaches nationwide. In total, thousands of junior golfers competed for the chance to play at Coushatta in November.
The three-day event will be held at Koasati Pines at Coushatta, ranked the #18 golf course in the entire United States on Golf Advisor’s® “Golfer’s Choice Top 50 US Courses” list as well as the #1 spot on “Best Golf Course in Louisiana.” It features multiple approaches on three holes, six sets of tees to engage golfers at all skill levels, pristine greens and beautiful fairways in a stunning 18-hole par 72 championship layout on the 7,617 yard course. Course designer Kevin Tucker challenged golfers with multiple approaches to several holes, but GPS enabled carts track yardage and offer course tips to help plan each shot. Koasati Pines is part of Coushatta Casino Resort, owned and operated by the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana.
Begay is a Native American professional golfer, the first Native American golfer to have played in the PGA Tour. He is currently an analyst for Golf Channel and NBC Sports networks. His mission for this tournament is to provide an opportunity for every junior golfer in the country to compete in a top-level Junior Golf National Championship. Visit www.JGNC.org for more information.
Coushatta Casino Resort is the official Title Sponsor for the Notah Begay III Junior Golf National Championship tournament. Wilson® Golf and Nike® Golf are the official Presenting Sponsors. Wilson Sporting Goods Co., a subsidiary of Amer Sports, is one of the world’s leading manufacturer of sports equipment, apparel and accessories. Wilson Golf is a global leader in high performance golf equipment and uses player insights to design products that push golf innovation into new territories. Nike, Inc. is the world’s leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities.
Golf Channel is a sports television network owned by the NBC Sports Group division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast. The channel focuses on coverage of the sport of golf, including live coverage of tournaments, as well as factual and instructional programming.
Coushatta Casino Resort is located in Kinder, LA on Highway 165 (I-10 exit 44), featuring over 2,000 slots and more than 55 table games, plus live poker, off-track betting and sportsbook. Bingo Hall is scheduled for reopening in Spring 2023. Phone 800-584-7263 for more information or visit the website at www.ccrla.com.