Men's Golf Wraps Up First Appearance at the NCAA Regional Championships

Men's Golf Wraps Up First Appearance at the NCAA Regional Championships

Royston carded a pair of 1-under 71's on Tuesday and Wednesday (Sideline Photos).

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Harvard men's golf team wrapped up its first-ever appearance at the NCAA Golf Regional Championships on Wednesday at the Ol' Colony Golf Complex in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Harvard finished the three-day event in 12th place with a final score of 922 (+58). The Crimson opened with a 323 (+35), but improved on Tuesday with a round of 298 (+10) before finishing with a 301 (+13).

Georgia won the region at 16-under (848), with South Carolina (-12, 852), Alabama (-7, 857), Kentucky (-6, 858), and Auburn (+3, 867) also advancing to the NCAA Championships to be held May 27-June 1 at Eugene Country Club in Eugene, Oregon.

Gregory Royston was the team's top finisher and tied for 36th place with 7-over 223. The sophomore had a difficult start to his tournament with a plus-9 81 on Monday but responded well, carding a pair of 1-under 71's to charge up the leaderboard.

Freshman Aurian Capart and senior captain Rohan Ramnath followed in a tie for 60th place with scores of 233 (+17). Like Royston, Capart improved throughout the tournament with rounds of 84, 75, and 74. Ramnath, meanwhile, was the Crimson's most consistent student-athlete shooting 78, 77, and 78.

Hale Furey and Daniel De La Garza also represented the Crimson in Tuscaloosa. Furey, a sophomore, displayed consistency with rounds of 80, 78, and 78 to tie for 68th place (+20, 236). De La Garza, junior, rebounded from an opening round 88 to finish strong with a 75 and 78 to place 75th (+25, 241).