Timmerman and Johnson lead university to tournament winWritten by Clark Stork
The Southern Arkansas University Muleriders have their first tournament win of the season in NCAA Division II golf.
Saskatoon’s Timmerman carded a 54-hole total of 204, 12-under at the GAC Preview in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Timmerman shot an opening round of 67, his second round, played on the same day was even better at 6-under, 66. The final round was played Sept. 11, Timmerman carded a 1-under, 71 to place second overall. Yorkton’s Kade Johnson was third at 11-under for the event. The reigning Saskatchewan Amateur Champion fired back-to-back 69’s during rounds one and two. Johnson shot 67 during the final round to finish at 205.
As a team, the Muleriders shot a course record total of 35-under par, three strokes lower than SE Oklahoma who finished second in the eight-team tournament.
Johnson and Timmerman will be in Monkey Island, Okla. on Sept. 24 and 25 for the Missouri Southern Fall Invitational in their next competition.