First Nations golf tournament to be held in Ponoka

By Sam Laskaris, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter A bit of history is expected to be made in the central Alberta town of Ponoka next week. The inaugural All Nations Cup will be staged over six days at the Wolf Creek Golf Resort. The tournament, which is restricted to golfers with First Nations ancestry, is expected to feature more than 570 participants. With that many entrants, the event is expected to be not only the largest Indigenous golf tournament ever in Alberta, but in Canada as well. “To the best of my knowledge there has never been a golf tournament with so many competitors,’’ said Wayne Wood, the president of Warrior Golf, a company which is organizing next week’s event. “It’s going to be a crazy busy week.’’ Though the majority…

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