Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Golfer Talks With Kids holiday bash.

Byline: Wren Propp Journal Staff Writer

* Notah Begay III shares the limelight with gifts at the annual Boys and Girls Club's

The kids at the annual Christmas party at the Santa Fe Boys and Girls Club on Tuesday found something besides presents and holiday treats around the big tree in the club's gym.

They found professional golfer Notah Begay III.

Begay, a PGA tour star and Albuquerque native, signed autographs and shook hands with children at the seventh annual event. Begay, a veteran of the Albuquerque Boys and Girls Club, said the clubs provide a big boost for kids during their most vulnerable times.

"The most important time for kids is right after school and before their parents get off work, so Boys and Girls Clubs provide a solid framework for kids to get involved in programs instead of spending their free time however they want," Begay said. …

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