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BGC team qualifies for Buick nationals with -16

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Representing the Breckenridge Golf Club, the team of head golf pro Erroll Miller, Ed Noordewier, Scott Mitchell, Dennis Johnson and Don Nilsson qualified for the national finals of the Buick Scramble Golf Tournament this week. The quintet shot an impressive scramble score of 16-under 56 at Denver’s Riverdale Dunes on Wednesday to win the event by just a single shot. Twenty-five teams of five – a PGA pro and four amateurs – competed on Wednesday. Miller’s squad won the gross division.This will be the third trip for Miller and the second trip for Nilsson to the national finals, which will be held Oct. 7-10 in Orlando, Fla. There, Buick Scramble Honorary Chairman Tiger Woods will present the national champions with their trophies.On the local front, in the BGC’s weekly Ladies Club competition, the format was a low gross/low net event. Winning the gross division with an 83 was club champ Krista Morgan. Deborah Bangham finished second with an 88, followed by Darby Hartman in third. In the net division, Stephanie Farley continued her winning ways with a 61. The second-place golfer was Anita Koverman (67), and Sue Miller fired a 69 to finish in third. The Men’s Club weekly event featured a triple play scored at net. On the first six holes each two-man team drove, then selected the better ball and played alternating shots until they finished the hole. On the second six holes the better gross ball of the partners was scored and the final six holes were played as a scramble.Allan Johnson and John Beauchamp teamed up to win the event with a net 66. Tied for second were the teams of Bobby Dore and Tom Brideau and Wayne Trudeau and Mike Moran. Five teams tied for fourth.

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