Men's Golf Concludes Fall Season at Gifford Collegiate

Men's Golf Concludes Fall Season at Gifford Collegiate

De La Garza shot even par in his final round of the fall (Gregory Carroccio).

CARLSBAD, Calif. – The Harvard men's golf team concluded its fall schedule with a 13th-place showing at the Gifford Collegiate.

Played at the La Costa Legends Course and covering 6,996 yards, Harvard finished the tournament at plus-40 (892). The Crimson opened at plus-14 (298) and improved in the second round with a plus-9 (293), but could not continue its upward trajectory as it carded a plus-17 (301) in the final round.

Washington took home the team title at minus-6 (846) with Stanford (+3, 855), San Diego State (+13, 865), UCLA (+14, 856) and Arkansas (+16, 858) rounding out the top five.

Harvard was paced by the duo of Robert Deng and Daniel De La Garza who tied for 24th place at plus-6 (219). Deng was steady early in the week with back-to-back 72's (+1) before turning in a 75 (+4) on Wednesday. De La Garza, meanwhile, showed steady improvement shooting 75 (+4), 73 (+2) and 71 (E).

Aurian Capart (+13, 226) concluded his tournament tied for 56th place, while Kendrick Vinar (+20, 233) and Hale Furey (+20, 233) found themselves tied for 75th place.

Harvard will now begin preparations for the spring championship season, which will culminate with the Ivy League Championships in late April.