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PGA PRO NOTAH BEGAY TO SPEND 7 DAYS IN JAIL

Notah Begay gets back to the grind of trying to win on the PGA Tour this week, with a seven-day stay in jail scheduled next month.

Begay pleaded guilty to aggravated drunken driving in Albuquerque, N.M., his second drunken driving offense in the last five years. He was sentenced by Metropolitan Court Judge Cecelia Niemczyk to 364 days in jail with all but seven days suspended.

Begay, 27, also must pay a $1,000 fine and consume no alcohol for a year. He will be on probation one year and must perform 48 hours' community service.

In other golf news, Lon Nielsen of East Aurora is tied for second after the first round of the 47th annual PGA Stroke Play Championship in Port St. Lucie, Fla. Nielsen and Roy Vuchinich of Moon, Pa., both shot 3-under-par 69s, one shot behind leader Jack Sommers of Fort Collins, Colo.

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