The Bluffs hosts Austad's Junior Challenge Monday By Jim Prosser Groups of girl and boy golfers, ages 7 through 12, competed in a tournament sponsored by Austad's and at The Bluffs on Monday, June 6. Participants came from area towns or golf courses.
Four Vermillion boys participated: Brian Bye, in the 11 and 12-year-old age group, shot a 77; Aaron Steele, 7 and 8-year-old age group, shot a 89, along with Eric Ustad, with a 108 score, and Chase Allen, who shot a 125.
Besides the tournament, there also was a hole in one recorded on Monday. Jack Dodge, a visitor from Mitchell, used a 6 iron on hole #17 from 176 yards to score the ace.
His feat was witnessed by local golfers Bob Boone and David Rabbe.