Men’s golf takes third at GAC Championships

The Harding men’s golf team shot an 11-over 299 on Tuesday in Round 3 of the GAC Championships, and finished the tournament in third place, one stroke behind Southern Arkansas, at 14-over 878. Henderson State won the tournament at 1-under 863. 

Sam Tandy sank five birdies in his even 72 round to give him his seventh top ten finish of the season and finished tied for seventh at 2-over 218. Tandy’s 11 birdies for the tournament was the third most. Leo Maciejek shot an 8-over 80 to finish in 11th at 4-over 220. 

Caleb Nichols sank 13 pars in Round 3 and shot a 3-over 75 to finish the tournament tied for 14th at 7-over 223. Manuel Cue Vargas and Jake Croshaw both shot a 4-over 76 on Tuesday and finished the tournament tied for 17th at 8-over 224. 

The Bisons will now await to see if they qualify for the NCAA Regional in Winona, Minnesota on May 11-13. The top 10 teams will advance to the Regional. The Bisons were ranked third in the last Central Region Rankings.