Originally written on Devil Ball Golf  |  Last updated 10/13/14
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Recently, Devil Ball's Will Leivenberg got the chance to talk with Notah Begay III on golf, life and that red-shirted fellow. Enjoy. The mission of your Foundation is not only to reduce the rate of childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes within the Native American Community, but also to develop leadership skills for youth through sports, health and research programs. In what ways do you believe sports, and especially golf, can be a crucial tool for teaching youth? I think there's a couple facets to that concept. The first of which is that when sports is introduced correctly to young children they can learn the principles of goal-setting, hard work, dedication, a lot of things that are central to their development into responsible, young adults. The second facet of that is the sport transcends race, transcends political affiliation, and gender. You see sports fans cheer, whether it's the Yankees or Dallas Cowboys, and they're from all different economic backgrounds, dif...
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