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Massive First Nations golf tournament to be held in Ponoka

By Sam Laskaris, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Windspeaker.com A bit of history…

  • Jul 21, 2021

 

Georges Uebelhardt, of Heartland Feeds, the title sponsor of the tournament. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka chamber’s first golf tournament a success

Some local business people got out on the green at the Ponoka…

 

Phil Mickelson holds the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the final round at the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course, Sunday, May 23, 2021, in Kiawah Island, S.C. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Ageless wonder: Mickelson, 50, becomes oldest golfer to win a major with PGA Championship title

Lefty makes history with two-shot victory over Brooks Koepka and Louis Oosthuizen

 

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Restrictions a mixed bag for local Ponoka golf courses

Golf courses in COVID-19 hot spots across the province have felt the…

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A vehicle is towed away from the site of a crash involving golfer Tiger Woods, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, in the Rancho Palos Verdes suburb of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Tiger Woods was driving at twice the speed limit when he crashed SUV near LA

Woods was driving 84 to 87 mph (135 to 140 kph) in an area that had a speed limit of 45 mph (72 kph)

A vehicle is towed away from the site of a crash involving golfer Tiger Woods, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, in the Rancho Palos Verdes suburb of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, centre, poses with Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers with the Championship trophy after winning the 2019 Canadian Open golf championship in Ancaster, Ont., on Sunday, June 9, 2019. The 2021 Canadian Open is set to be cancelled because of COVID-19 border restrictions. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

RBC Canadian Open cancelled for second year in a row

The Canadian national men’s golf championship was also cancelled in 2020 because of travel restrictions

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, centre, poses with Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers with the Championship trophy after winning the 2019 Canadian Open golf championship in Ancaster, Ont., on Sunday, June 9, 2019. The 2021 Canadian Open is set to be cancelled because of COVID-19 border restrictions. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
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Danielle Kang wins at Inverness in LPGA return to golf

Danielle Kang wins at Inverness in LPGA return to golf

Danielle Kang wins at Inverness in LPGA return to golf

Danielle Kang wins at Inverness in LPGA return to golf
Koepka’s biggest challenge is history in bid for 3 in a row

Koepka’s biggest challenge is history in bid for 3 in a row

Koepka’s biggest challenge is history in bid for 3 in a row

Koepka’s biggest challenge is history in bid for 3 in a row
First pro title comes at Alberta Men’s Open

First pro title comes at Alberta Men’s Open

It was a hot final four holes that earned an Edmonton golfer…

First pro title comes at Alberta Men’s Open
Koepka matches career best round for lead at WGC in Memphis

Koepka matches career best round for lead at WGC in Memphis

Koepka matches career best round for lead at WGC in Memphis

Koepka matches career best round for lead at WGC in Memphis

Koepka says knee is improving, eager to defend WGC title

Koepka says knee is improving, eager to defend WGC title

Brooke Henderson targets Women’s British Open for her return to LPGA Tour

Brooke Henderson targets Women’s British Open for her return to LPGA Tour

Brooke Henderson targets Women’s British Open for her return to LPGA Tour

Brooke Henderson targets Women’s British Open for her return to LPGA Tour
Michael Thompson wins 3M Open by 2 strokes in Minnesota

Michael Thompson wins 3M Open by 2 strokes in Minnesota

Michael Thompson wins 3M Open by 2 strokes in Minnesota

Michael Thompson wins 3M Open by 2 strokes in Minnesota
Thompson, Werenski share lead at 3M Open at 12 under

Thompson, Werenski share lead at 3M Open at 12 under

Thompson, Werenski share lead at 3M Open at 12 under

Thompson, Werenski share lead at 3M Open at 12 under
Richy Werenski leads 3M Open; Dustin Johnson WDs after 78

Richy Werenski leads 3M Open; Dustin Johnson WDs after 78

Richy Werenski leads 3M Open; Dustin Johnson WDs after 78

Richy Werenski leads 3M Open; Dustin Johnson WDs after 78
Canadians Brittany Marchand and Maddie Szeryk eager to be back on Symetra Tour

Canadians Brittany Marchand and Maddie Szeryk eager to be back on Symetra Tour

Canadians Brittany Marchand and Maddie Szeryk eager to be back on Symetra Tour

Canadians Brittany Marchand and Maddie Szeryk eager to be back on Symetra Tour
Jack Nicklaus says he tested positive for coronavirus

Jack Nicklaus says he tested positive for coronavirus

Jack Nicklaus says he tested positive for coronavirus

Jack Nicklaus says he tested positive for coronavirus

Rahm’s wild day ends with Memorial win and No. 1 ranking

Rahm’s wild day ends with Memorial win and No. 1 ranking

Canadians Adam Hadwin, Nick Taylor lead the way at PGA Tour event

Canadians Adam Hadwin, Nick Taylor lead the way at PGA Tour event

Canadians Adam Hadwin, Nick Taylor lead the way at PGA Tour event

Canadians Adam Hadwin, Nick Taylor lead the way at PGA Tour event