The Bluffs team doesn't make cut Amateur Kendall Papa of Arizona's Torres Blancas Golf Club drained a 15-foot eagle putt on the third playoff hole to secure the 2004 Buick Scramble National Championship Gross Division title Oct. 10 in Orlando, FL.
In the net division, Hidden Creek Golf Course of Burleson, TX, captured the net division title by eight strokes with a final round net 16-under-par 56 for an overall net 68-under-par 220.
A team of golfers representing The Bluffs golf course of Vermillion, turned in a third round 12-under-par 60 for a total 30-under-par 186 to stand in 67th place in the net division at the Buick Scramble Saturday, Oct. 9 in Orlando. The top-24 teams in the net and gross divisions advanced to Sunday's final round of competition.
The Bluffs' team, which didn't make the cut to compete in the final round, is comprised of PGA professional Eric Stevens and amateurs Mike Stewart, Jere Chapman, Jim Brady and Nick Hovden.
The 72-hole tournament took place Oct. 7-10 on six Orlando-area courses.
, including Orange County National's Panther Lake and Crooked Cat Courses; Walt Disney World's Magnolia and Palm Courses; Celebration Golf Club and The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club at Grande Lakes Orlando.
The tournament's official Web site, www.buickscramble. com, offers complete results on the 2004 Buick Scramble National Championships.
The Buick Scramble is now in its 21st season as the world's largest amateur golf tournament, and third year under the Buick banner.
Sanctioned by the PGA of America, 214 teams (109 gross, 105 net) compete for national championship honors and a purse of more than $285,000 (cash for PGA professionals, gift certificates for amateurs).
The official car of The PGA of America and the PGA Tour, Buick is title sponsor of four PGA Tour events and presenting sponsor of the PGA Club Professional Championship. Buick has an endorsement agreement with Tiger Woods, who is the honorary chairman of the Buick Scramble.