Big names listed for charity golf tournament

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The list of big names is impressive, and depending on schedules, could be even bigger.

Former Bears and Lobos great Brian Urlacher, former NBA star and Lobo Kenny Thomas and professional golfer Mike Weir are all in for the inaugural Rio Grande Charity Slam at Santa Ana Golf Course on June 27.

Notah Begay’s foundation and the Jewish Community Center have teamed up to present the tournament. Funds raised from the event will support Begay’s and the JCC efforts to promote physical activity and raise the quality of life for children throughout the state. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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