Russell Holmes
Russell Holmes
Year: Junior
Hometown: Locust Valley, NY
High School: Friends Academy

2011-12: Finished in 24th place at the Ivy League Championship, capping off a season in which he consistently joined the Bulldogs' starting line-up.

2010-11: Awarded the 'Most Improved Player' Award at the end of the season ... Played for the Bulldogs in seven tournaments as a sophomore … Kicked off season with a 12th-place finish in the Macdonald Cup … Maintained contribution through season with a 19th-place finish at the George Washington Invitational and a 16th-place finish at the Century Intercollegiate … Averaged 77.6 over his rounds with a low round of 71, at the Macdonald Cup.

2009-10: Appeared in five tournaments as a freshman…Best finish was a tie for 12th at the Dartmouth Invitational…Lowest round of the year was a 71, also at the Dartmouth Invitational…Averaged 80.71 strokes per round.
Before Yale: Attended Friends Academy on Long Island, N.Y. ... Played varsity golf for 5 years and captained Senior year ... Made two New York State Public High School Championship appearances ... Team won the Long Island Championship in his freshman year .... Four 4-time team MVP ... Also captain of Friends Academy soccer senior year. 

Personal: Member of Jonathan Edwards College ... Son of John and Elizabeth Holmes ... Has one brother Christopher (YGT '07) and two half brothers Matt and John.