VERONA, N.Y., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ --
WHAT: Four of the world's top golfers battle it out at the demanding Atunyote Golf Club course in Verona, N.Y., today in a skins game exhibition event to benefit the Notah Begay III (NB3) Foundation. Headlining the 2009 NB3 Foundation Challenge is the world's top-ranked golfer, Tiger Woods. Looking to fend off Woods will be Camilo Villegas, ranked No. 16 and the event's defending champion; Mike Weir, ranked No. 29 and the 2003 Masters Champion; and tournament host Notah Begay III, a four-time PGA Tour winner. The event will offer 3,000 spectators an up-close look at some of golf's finest as they navigate the rolling fairways and challenging greens of a world-class course. Made possible by a collaboration between the Oneida Indian Nation and the San Manuel Band of Serrano Mission Indians, the NB3 Foundation Challenge raises awareness and funding for the improved health and wellness of Native American youth on Indian reservations nationwide. For more information about the Foundation and the Challenge, see www.notah.com WHEN: The Challenge tees off at 11 a.m. ET A highlights b-roll package will be available for download following the Challenge: Date: Monday, August 24, 2009 Time: 16:45 - 17:00 ET and 17:15 - 17:30 ET Satellite/Transponder: GALAXY 17 13K 91 degrees West Description Slot B Band Width 9.00 Uplink Freq 14255.5000 V Downlink Freq 11955.5000 H Compression rate 4:2:0 Modulation QPSK Data Rate 18.2954 Symbol Rate 13.235 FEC 3/4 Inventory INTELSAT Access # Intelsat 800 321-3959
About the Notah Begay III Foundation
The Notah Begay III Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that was started in 2005 by 4-time PGA TOUR winner and Stanford University graduate, Notah Begay III. The mission of the Foundation is to reduce the incidence of obesity and diabetes and advance the lives of Native American youth through sports and wellness programming. To carry out this mission, the Foundation supports the development of sustainable and innovative programs designed by Native Americans for Native American youth that promote physical fitness, wellness and leadership development. For more information about Notah Begay III and the NB3 Foundation Challenge, visit: www.nb3challenge.com
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