MUSKOGEE, Okla. – Junior Harding Sam Tandy finished his second consecutive top-10, being tied for ninth at the 24th NSU Golf Classic, played Monday and Tuesday at Muskogee Golf Club.
Tandy hit 1 under 70 in round 3 on Tuesday to finish 2 under 211 for the tournament. He placed second in Harding’s first tournament of the year, the GAC Preview.
Harding’s five-man team was sixth out of 18 teams, hitting 9 out of 961.
Senior Jake Crosshaw finished in the top 20 on the 97 golfers course. He tied for 17th with 2 over 215. Freshman Manuel Cue Vargaswho won the GAC Preview, tied for 22nd with 3 out of 216. Sophomore Wilmer Haakansson tied for 50th with 10 out of 223, and junior Leo Maciejek tied for 65th with 13 out of 226.
Senior Caleb Nichols played individually and tied for 37th with 7 over 220. He had the second best score of the tournament on par 3, playing them 2 under.
Cue Vargas led Harding with 38 pars. Nichols and Tandy had 11 birdies each.
Harding then plays October 3-4 at the Battle for the Belt, hosted by Henderson State at the Hot Springs (Ark.) Country Club.