Nearly 150 golfers participate in The Bluffs Senior Open

Nearly 150 golfers participate in The Bluffs Senior Open by Jim Prosser The weather conditions were favorable – winds at 15 to 20 mph, and temps in the low 80s – so the 2004 Senior Open Tournament was on as golfers from all points of the compass converged on The Bluffs on Tuesday, June 15.

From Omaha to Huron and western Iowa to central South Dakota, and several towns in between, enthusiasts of the game came to participate. Flighted by age only, groups of 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-75, and 76+ were assigned and then flighted after the final scores were recorded.

After the 18-hole tourney was completed, there was a buffet luncheon while the pro shop workers awarded Bluffs prize certificates for the winners, determined by the results, which follow:

Note: Ties for place determination was the scorecard handicap hole routine.

50-54 group

Flight one: First � Emery Moody, 79; Second � Jim Anderson, 80; Third � Steve Donnely, 81.

Flight two: First � MikeHoesing, 91; Second � Harley Holmes, 93; Third � Steve Hoesing, 99.

55-59 group

Flight one: First � Bill McKenna, 73; Second � Bill Eichel, 78; Third � Rich Morse, 79; Fourth � Jim Sorenson, 81.

Flight two: First � George Rehan, 88; Second � David Gorsett, 89; Third � Bill Wasik, 89; Fourth � Ron Thompson, 89.

60-64 group

Flight one: First � Keith Welsher, 75; Second � Denny Blankenburg, 75; Third � Dennis Krom, 77.

Flight two: First � Doug Bye, 89; Second � Jim Stewart, 89; Third � Larry Koch, 90.

65-69 group

Flight one: First � Bill Redd, 75; Second � Larry Hendricks, 77; Third � Bob Rehan, 78; Fourth � Marvin White, 78; Fifth � Jim Lubsen, 79.

Flight two: First � Ed Sorenson, 88; Second � Morrie Rasmussen, 88; Third � Fred Frye, 89; Fourth � David Bak, 90; Fifth � Ray Johnson, 91.

70-75 group

Flight one: First � Jake Hawley, 75; Second � Bob Wilson, 79; Third � Jack Husenga, 80; Fourth � Bubb Korvewr, 82; Fifth � Rosie Doorn, 82.

Flight two: First � Larry Murphy, 87; Second � Jim Orton, 88; Third � Harry Luurs, 89; Fourth � Dave Sabag, 90.

76+ group

Flight one: First � Mo Marcotte, 80; Second � Ross Johnson, 85; Third � Joel Bard, 87.

Flight two: First � Bob Davis, 100; Second � Don Modereger, 101.

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