Men’s Golf Heads to Yale for Final Pre-Ivy Tune-Up

Photo by Greg Carroccio
Photo by Greg Carroccio

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Teeing off for the second weekend in a row, Harvard men's golf will head to the Yale Spring Invitational on Saturday, April 13 At the Course at Yale. The Crimson will face off against Brown, Bucknell, Fairfield, Fordham, Hartford, Penn, Siena, St. Bonaventure, St. John's and the host Bulldogs.

Setting the Scene
Harvard will play 36 holes on Saturday, with action beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday. 72 players will tee off, six from each team, with The Course at Yale set up for a par of 70, stretching 6,771 yards. The top five scores from each team will count towards the final standings.

How to Follow
Scoring: (scored after the event is complete)
Twitter: @HarvardMensGolf

What to Know
• Harvard opened its spring slate in Scottsdale, Arizona at the Michigan Desert Mountain Tournament, where sophomore Grant Fairbairn led the team with a 17th-place result. First-year Brian Isztwan paced the Crimson in a ninth-place showing at the Princeton Invitational.
• Fairbairn and junior Rij Patel co-lead the team with a 74.00 average across 11 and 15 rounds, respectively. Patel has carded five rounds of par or better and two rounds in the 60s this season, while Fairbairn has added three rounds below or even to par.
• Five Crimson players have ended rounds in the 60s, with Peter George (68 – Princeton Invite), Oliver Cordeiro (69 – MacDonald Cup) and Aurian Capart (69 – Doc Gimmler) joining Patel (67 – MacDonald Cup) and Isztwan (68 – Princeton Invite).
• Harvard played at The Course at Yale for the MacDonald Cup in September, placing seventh in a field of 14 teams. Patel led the crimson with a sixth-place overall finish (-3).

What's Next?
Harvard will compete at the Yale Opener April 13 before heading to the Ivy League Championships April 19-21 at Hidden Creek Golf Club.