Factor, Barbush, Gregory, Stanford qualify for Notah Begay Championship
Beans Factor of Ada, Ella Barbush of Durant, Harlow Gregory of Norman and Ainslie Stanford III of Edmond were all winners in their respective age groups at the NB3 Foundation Native Youth Golf Championships July 24-25 at Santa Ana Golf Club in Tamaya, N.M.
The golfers earned spots in the Notah Begay III Junior Golf National Championship to be held in November at the Coushatta Resort in Kinder, Louisiana which will be broadcast on Golf Channel.
Stanford won the Boys 12-13 division, shooting a 2-over total after rounds of 75-71. Gregory shot rounds of 82-77 to win Girls 10-11. Factor shot rounds of 73-74 for a 13-shot victory in Girls 14-15. Barbush shot rounds of 89-87 to win Girls 16-18 by a shot over Kylie Manus of Farmington, N.M.