Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Foundation hopes to put youngsters on the links.

Byline: Winthrop Quigley Journal Staff Writer

* Golf expo in January will raise money for youth program

As nice as it might be to find the next Notah Begay, even better would be to introduce the pleasures and frustrations of golf to hundreds, then thousands, of New Mexico youngsters, said John Speary, executive director of Sun Country Professional Golfers' Association in Albuquerque.

To do so, the PGA has teamed up with the 22,000-member Sun Country Amateur Golf Association to create the Junior Golf Foundation, now in its first year of operation.

Local management consultant Ron Steiner of The Marketing Communications Group hopes to generate an infusion of cash to the foundation and to the St. Joseph Hospital Foundation through the inaugural New Mexico Golf Expo, Jan. …

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