Men’s Golf Slotted Fourth After Day One of Ivy Championships

Men’s Golf Slotted Fourth After Day One of Ivy Championships

ELVERSON, Pa. – The Harvard men's golf program ranks fourth after day one of the Ivy League Championship tournament, having carded a combined score of 306, plus-26 at Stonewall this afternoon. Rij Patel led the pack with a first round score of 75 to finish tied for seventh among individuals. 

The Crimson sits just six strokes behind tournament leader Yale, with Penn five-up and Cornell three-up. Brown holds down the No. 5 spot, eight strokes behind Harvard while Dartmouth Princeton and Columbia trail off with scores of 317, 319 and 332 respectively. 

Harvard is primed to make a move in the standings, with Greg Royston, Grant Fairbairn and Aurian Capart all tied for 13th in the tournament, having carded rounds of 77 apiece today.

Round One Highlights

  • Aurian Capart averaged the lowest score of the tournament on par five holes. (4.33 strokes per hole)
  • Aurian Capart hit the second most birdies in round one with three.
  • Grant Fairbairn totaled a team-high 11 at par holes.
  • The tournament field averaged a score of 79.05 in round one. 

What's Next?
The Crimson will return to Stonewall tomorrow, April 21, for round two of the Ivy League Championships.