Dakota Dunes Golf Links hosts 2022 Tony Cote First Nation Games

After being cancelled in 2021 due to COVID-19 the Tony Cote First Nation Games took place on July 26 and 27 at Dakota Dunes Golf Links.

Over 60 players from First Nations across Saskatchewan competed in the golf event. The format was Stableford with two-player teams.

In the under-15 girls division Ada and Keliah Dillon of the Onion Lake First Nation won the gold medal with a score 53. Artisa Henderson and Bianca Eagle were second with a score of 39, Parker Laliberte competed as a single, she had a score of 30, good enough for the bronze medal.

In the under-17 girls category, Cassidy Strongarm and Hailey Thunderchild were competing for the Touchwood Agency Tribal Council and won the tournament with a score of 51. Onion Lake’s Tannis and Mylynn Lewis placed second with a score of 43, while Julia McCarthy and Cassandra Yuzicappi took home the bronze medal with a score of 37.

The under-15 boys winners were Woodland golfers Dade Bernatchez and Kael Ratt with a score of 65.

Yorkton Tribal Council players Laurie Delorme and Dylan Brass won the silver medal with a score of 64, Jonas and Ethan Badger-Rae of the Saskatoon Tribal Council was third with a score of 53.

The results from those age groups can be seen here.

In the under-17 boys division Battlefords Agency Tribal Chiefs competitors Gabriel Generaux and Keaton Gerard won the gold medal with a score of 126.

The silver medal was won by Theron Netmaker and Deegan Wapass who recorded a score of 109. The bronze medal went to Tavian Ermine and Chase Felix who posted a score of 103.

The complete results from the under-17 boys category are here.

To see more photos from the Games click here.