Tandy leads Bisons to tie for fourth

EDMOND, Okla. — The Harding men’s golf team posted a 17-over 303 on Tuesday in the third and final round of the Broncho Invitational in Edmond, Oklahoma, and finished the tournament tied for fourth at 49-over 913. Host school, Central Oklahoma took the team title by two strokes, shooting 30-over 894 for the tournament. 

Sam Tandy

Sam Tandy led the way for the Bisons, sinking five birdies and shooting an even 72 in his final round to finish the tournament 5-over 221 and tied for third. It’s Tandy’s second top-5 finish of the season and fifth of his career. Tandy tied for the tournament lead in birdies with 11 over three rounds. 

Manuel Cue Vargas shot a 6-over 78 on Tuesday and finished the tournament tied for 25th at 15-over 231. Leo Maciejek shot 7-over 79 in Round 3 and placed tied for 48th at 20-over 236. 

Jose Peralta finished the tournament with 10 birdies over the three rounds, including four in a 9-over 81 on Tuesday to match Maciejek’s 20-over 236 and also finished tied for 48th. Caleb Nichols also finished with 10 birdies for the three rounds and shot a 4-over 76 on Tuesday to jump nine spots and finish tied for 53rd at 21-over 237. 

Harding will take a week before returning to action in Warrensburg, Missouri at the Mule Invitational on April 3-4.