T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.
Notah Begay recovering from heart attack
Series: Golf Buzz
Published: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 | 9:16 a.m.
GolfChannel.com is reporting this morning that analyst Notah Begay III is recovering from a heart attack.
Begay, a four-time winner on the PGA Tour, suffered the heart attack last week in Dallas, according to the report.
The 41-year-old was taken to Methodist Hospital where cardiologist Dr. Mark Jenkins inserted a stent to unblock his right coronary artery.
There is a history of heart disease in the Begay family. The report says that because the procedure was performed quickly, Begay is expected to make a full recovery and resume his analyst duties with NBC and Golf Channel within a few weeks.
"I'm extremely grateful for the expert care I received from Dr. Jenkins and his staff," Begay told GolfChannel.com. "I anticipate a full recovery and feel lucky to be at home resting with my family. I appreciate the outpouring of well wishes I've received from family, friends and fans and I will be back covering golf once I'm fully recovered."
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