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Golfer tees up trip to hospital after gunshot wound at Alberta tournament

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August 27, 2018 - 10:30 AM

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. - A golfer encountered a bogey of a much different variety when he suffered a gunshot wound to the leg while participating in a tournament in northwestern Alberta.

RCMP say the man was playing south of Grande Prairie on Saturday afternoon, Aug. 25, when he was wounded.

A witness took him to hospital where he was treated and released.

Police checked the golf course and discovered there was an organized competition taking place at a nearby shooting range at the time of the tournament.

Mounties are still investigating but say they're confident there's no risk to public safety.

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