The Bluffs hosts Silver Dollar S.D. Pro/Am Open

The Bluffs hosts Silver Dollar S.D. Pro/Am Open Paul Wackery of Canton, OH successfully reached the 18th green of The Bluffs with a perfectly executed bunker shot. Wackery was the winners among the professional golfers participating in the tournament. by Jim Prosser Last weekend the third stop on the Dakota Tour was hosted by The Bluffs and major sponsor Silver Dollar Restaurant.

Thirty golfing pros and 81 amateurs played a 54-hole tournament covering three days � July 16, 17 and 18. Each pro was joined with three amateurs for the first two days and a pro/am total score for the team determined the placing for that phase of the competition.

On the last day, the pros and amateurs were split up and two separate tournaments were played to determine the placement and payoff for each section.

The following is the final result listing the place, name, home town, score and payout for the professionals.

1. Paul Wackery � Canton, OH � 202 � $4,500.

2. Luke Benoit � Faribault, MN � 204 � $2,750.

3. Chris Weimers � Omaha, NE � 206 � $1,625.

3. Jamie Kureluk � Winnipeg, Canada � 206 � $ 1,625.

5. Mike Berg � Detroit Lakes, MN � 207 � $1,000.

6. Mike Christensen � Grand Rapids, MN � 208 � $900.

7. David Isaacson � North Oaks, MN � 209 � $800.

8. Steve Gordon � New Zealand � 210 � $700.

9. Chad Dunn � Haines City, FL � 212 � $366.66.

9. Dale LeBlanc � Scottsdale, AZ � 212 � $366.66.

9. Walter Keating � Thunder Bay, Ontario � 212 � $366.66.

Vermillion entrants in the pro section were: Adam Chandler (24th) and Eric Stevens (18th).

The three-day total score determined the places for gross and/or net for the amateurs. The prizes for this part of the event were pro-shop certificates and there were 13 top finishes plus ties in both scoring categories.

Gross scores:

1. Robb Bierbaum � 213 � $300.

2. Terry Brunken � 219 � $225.

3. Rick Haught � 219 � $225.

4. Chris Knight � 220 � $175.

5. Dave Rothluebber � 221 � $150.

6. Rob Schaack � 222 � $140.

7. Rich Reuwsaat � 226 � $100.

8. Bill Willroth � 226 � $100.

9. Dave Chickering � 226 � $100.

10. Nick Hovden � 226 � $100.

11. Bill Powell � 228 � $50.

12. John Hemenway � 228 � $50.

13 Derrick Brown � 233 � $30.

Net scores (gross minus handicap):

1. Chad Lavin � 200 � $300.

2. Riley Sargent � 201 � $250.

3. Grant Whalen � 202 � $200.

4. Scott Cavitt � 206 � $160.

5. Corey Sargent � 208 � $140.

6. Rich Reuwsaat � 208 � $140.

7. Rich Job � 209 � $110.

8. Bob Novotny � 209 � $110.

9. Fred Stringer � 209 � $110.

10. Frank Hiles � 210 � $80.

11. Joe Acero � 210 � $60.

12. Ron Johnson � 213 � $40.

13. Steve Slowey � 214 � $30.

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