Timmerman and Johnson lead university to tournament win

Kade Johnson (third left) and Roman Timmerman (third right) and the SAU Muleriders. Photo-Muleriders/Facebook

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.