Gregory Royston
Gregory Royston
Year: Senior
Hometown: Durban, South Africa
High School: Kearsney College
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Kirkland

Senior (2017-18):
2018 SLD William J. Bingham Award Winner...2018 Alex Vik ’78 MVP Award winner...Finished 13th at Ivy League Championships, carding rounds of 77-73-76...Tied career low round of 66 in round one of the Doc Gimmler, placing sixth overall, carding 66-71-71 (-2)...Tied for third overall at the Quechee Club Collegiate Challenge, shooting 70-73 (-1)...Tied for 20th overall at Yale's Macdonald Cup, turning in rounds of 72-72-76.

Junior (2016-17):
Named Ivy League Player of the Year … Earned All-Ivy League first team honors after shooting 73-75-70-218 at the Ivy League Championship to place fourth overall … Tied for seventh at Doc Gimmler Invitational, shooting 70-72-66-208 … Ranked third at Quechee Club Collegiate Challenge, shooting 72-71-143 … At the Macdonald Cup, placed fifth, shooting 65-72-69-210 … Ranked No. 17 at the Camden Collegiate Invitational shooting, 72-74-74-220 … Shot 76-73-73-222 to finished 66th at the Furman Intercollegiate … At the NCAA College Grove Regional, shot 76-78-76-230 to place 62nd.

Sophomore (2015-16):
Named to the All-Ivy League second team … Tied for 21st at the Furman Intercollegiate, shooting 71-73-72-216 … Posted a score of 148 (72-76) at the Princeton Invitational, good for a tie at 32nd place … Finished seventh at the Ivy League Championship (72-78-76-226) … Tied for 36th at the NCAA Regional Championship, shooting 81-71-71-223, Harvard’s top performer.

Freshman (2014-15):
Voted as the Ivy League Men’s Golf Rookie of the Year and earned second team All-Ivy League honors ... Shot 72-77-73-222 in his collegiate debut at The Doc Gimmler … Led the Crimson to a first-place finish at Quechee Club Invitational at Dartmouth, posting an impressive score of 70-72-142 to finish the tournament tied for second place … Posted a score of 73-72-145 at Macdonald Cup, finishing tied for 16th place overall … Partnered with teammate Kendrick Vinar, helped defeat Yale’s third pairing with a “3 and 2” victory in match play to cap off the 2014 fall season ... Led the Crimson at Seahawk Intercollegiate to a fifth-place finish, placing tied for ninth while shooting 76-73-73-222 … Shot 79-82-161 at The Met Intercollegiate … Placed tied for 14th overall at Yale Spring Invitational, shooting 70-75-70-215 ... Finished tied for seventh place at the Ivy League Championships, shooting 79-74-72-225.

Before Harvard:
Currently ranked 18th in the country in the South African Golf Association (SAGA) Men’s Amateur ranking (2014) ... One victory, two top 5, two top 10, four top 15 finishes in national Men’s Amateur events in 2014 ... Selected to the Men’s Amateur team to represent KZN Province (state) in the South African Premier Interprovincial tournament (2013) ... Selected to the u23 team to represent KZN Province in the South African u23 Interprovincial tournament (2013) ... Finished first at Dainfern National College Championship in 2013 ... Academic Honours Cum Laude scholar ... Achieved 9 Distinctions (top 1% in the country in 5 subjects) in the Independent Examination Board national final examinations (December 2013).