Dozens of Indigenous kids learn to golf from the pros in Fort McMurray – CBC

Dozens of Indigenous kids learn to golf from the pros in Fort McMurray – CBC

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 202181 Views

Aug 26, 2021

Participants were taught driving, putting, bunker play and short game skills

Dozens of Indigenous kids in Fort McMurray learned to putt, drive and chip from professionals this week at a special golf camp.

Trent Shott, CEO of Kanatech Industrial, came up with the idea for a golf camp five years ago.

“We wanted to introduce the Aboriginal youth to the game of golf,” said Shott. “I haven’t seen enough … of these types of events.”

The three-day camp was held at Miskanaw Golf Club.

Originally, 36 kids signed up but once the camp started, more siblings wanted to join, bringing the total to 46.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/golf-fort-mcmurray-indigenous-1.6153758

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