The Bluffs to host local Buick Scramble Championship

The Bluffs to host local Buick Scramble Championship The Buick Scramble, the world's largest amateur golf tournament, is scheduled to host a local championship at the Bluffs Golf Course in Vermillion on Saturday, June 25.

Sponsored by Rasmussen Motors and open to the public, four-person teams with certified USGA handicap indexes are eligible to compete in the Buick Scramble Local Championship at Bluffs Golf Course.

Taking place with a 2 p.m. shotgun start, Rasmussen Motors will showcase the 2005 line of Buick vehicles at the local championship, and will award an all-new Buick LaCrosse to anyone recording a hole-in-one at the designated hole.

Interested teams can sign up for the local championship at the golf shop or online at through Friday, June 24.

Tiger Woods returns as the Buick Scramble honorary chairman for the 2005 season. In that capacity, Woods, 29, is scheduled to present trophies to the 2005 Buick Scramble National Champions at the awards ceremony following the conclusion of the final round of the National Championships Oct. 13-16 in Orlando, FL.

Winning teams from the local championship at The Bluffs Golf Course will advance to compete in the Buick Scramble Nebraska Sectional Championships in the summer. Two winning teams from each PGA Sectional will advance to the Buick Scramble National Championships in October.

The PGA of America sanctions the Buick Scramble, now in its 22nd season and fourth under the Buick banner. The Buick Scramble hosts more than 1,500 local championships nationwide annually. Local winners advance to one of 104 PGA Sectional Championships, with those winning teams advancing to the Buick Scramble National Championships.

Entry fees for the tournament are $55 per player. The entry fees include a variety of Buick Scramble tee-gifts and incentives, including a dozen Nike Mojo golf balls and a $50 Buick Scramble test drive certificate redeemable for merchandise in the golf shop.

For additional information on the Buick Scramble Local Championship at The Bluffs Golf Course, please contact the pro at (605) 677-7058, the Buick Scramble hotline at 800-582-1908 or visit

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