Ontario Golf to launch Indigenous golf championship in September

By Sam Laskaris, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter A historic golf tournament will be held later this year. The inaugural Indigenous Ontario Golf Championship is scheduled for Sept. 19 and Sept. 20. The 36-hole event will be held at the MontHill Golf and Country Club, an Indigenous-owned private golf course located in Caledonia, Ont. The event is being launched in conjunction with Golf Ontario, the governing body for the sport in the province. The tournament is meant to uphold Golf Ontario’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion principles. “It is our honour to play a role in this inaugural championship event,’’ said Golf Ontario president Susan Vail. The tournament will be open to those who are living in Ontario and are First Nations, Metis or Inuit. The event is expected to feature categories…

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