2012-13 Yale Men's Golf News

June 22, 2013
Coach Sheehan Named Northeast Coach of the Year
Yale men’s golf team Head Coach Colin Sheehan ’97 was named the Division I Northeast Region Coach of the Year by the Golf Coaches Association of America in Norman, Okla., on Friday.

May 28, 2013
All-Region Honors for Bernstein, Kushner
Two members of the Yale men’s golf team, rising senior Sam Bernstein (New York, N.Y.) and Bradley Kushner ’13 (Mendham, N.J.), have been named to the 2013 Northeast All-Region Team by the Golf Coaches Association of America. The GCAA made the announcement Tuesday.

May 18, 2013
Bernstein Concludes Competition at NCAA’s Baton Rouge Regional
Rising senior Sam Bernstein, the reigning Ivy League Player of the Year, concluded competition at the NCAA’s Baton Rouge Regional at The University Club Saturday. Bernstein shot a 76 in the third and final round to finish at 236 (+20), tied for 59th among the 75 players at the regional. Alabama’s Scott Strohmeyer, who shot a 69 on Saturday, finished first with a three-round total of 212 (-4). No. 2 Alabama, one of 13 teams competing at the regional, finished with the best team score (868).

May 17, 2013
Bernstein Wraps Up Second Round at NCAA Regional
Rising senior Sam Bernstein, the reigning Ivy League Player of the Year, shot an 86 in the second round on Friday as play continued at the NCAA’s Baton Rouge Regional at The University Club. That leaves him at 160 (+14) after two rounds, tying him for 62nd among the 75 players at the regional. Florida’s Tyler Vogel leads with a 141.

May 16, 2013
Bernstein Completes Day One at NCAA’s Baton Rouge Regional
Rising senior Sam Bernstein, the reigning Ivy League Player of the Year, shot a 74 in the first round on Thursday as play got underway at the NCAA’s Baton Rouge Regional at The University Club. That ties him for 13th among the 75 players at the regional. Three players are tied for first at two under par (70).

May 7, 2013
Bernstein Advances to NCAA Regional
After a season that saw him earn the Ivy League Player of the Year award, junior Sam Bernstein will represent the Yale men’s golf team as an individual in the May 16-18 NCAA Regionals at The University Club in Baton Rouge, La.

May 2, 2013
Golf Season Concludes with Banquet
With the Yale men’s golf team’s season at a close, the Bulldogs gathered at Mory’s Tuesday night to celebrate the season and present awards to recognize contributions to the team.

May 2, 2013
Bernstein Elected to Lead Elis
Days after winning the Ivy League Player of the Year award, junior Sam Bernstein has been elected to captain the Yale men’s golf team in 2013-14.

April 28, 2013
Elis Finish Second At Ivy League Championship
The Yale men’s golf team finished in second place at the Apr. 26-28 Ivy League Championship, with a tight finish at the Caves Valley Golf Club seeing Princeton claim the title.

April 28, 2013
Bernstein Voted Ivy League Player of the Year
Junior Sam Bernstein was unanimously voted Ivy League Player of the Year by the Ancient Eight men’s golf coaches.

April 27, 2013
With Round To Go, Elis On Top
Saturday saw the Yale men’s golf team surge up to the top of the leaderboard here at the Apr. 26-28 Ivy League Championship. The Bulldogs lead by two strokes with one final round of play remaining on Sunday.

April 26, 2013
After First Round, Bulldogs Tied For Third
After a tough opening day at the Apr. 26-28 Ivy League Championship, the Yale men’s golf team is tied for third place, nine strokes behind tournament leader Penn.

April 26, 2013
Bernstein Gives Back Through Golf
Yale junior Sam Bernstein developed his love for golf around age five, when his grandfather took him to a local course to hit balls. After his father and younger brother also developed an interest in the sport, Bernstein realized that his love for the game provided a healthy way for his family to bond, and more importantly, to “give back” to the larger community.

April 25, 2013
Golfers Eye Ivy League Championship
With two victories in a row under its belt, the Yale men’s golf team enters the Apr. 26-28 Ivy League Championship in strong form to contend for the title.

April 21, 2013
Elis Claim Victory at Century Intercollegiate
The Yale men’s golf team stormed home Sunday during the second round of the Apr. 20-21 Century Intercollegiate to claim victory by three strokes.

April 20, 2013
Yale Hosts Century Intercollegiate
The Yale men’s golf team is in fine form as it heads to Purchase, N.Y., to host the Apr. 20-21 Century Intercollegiate at the Century Country Club.

April 20, 2013
Bulldogs in Fourth After First Round
One round into the Apr. 20-21 Century Intercollegiate, the Yale men’s golf team sits in fourth place, just seven strokes behind tournament leader Princeton.

April 14, 2013
Four in a Row for Elis
After the stunning final round on Sunday, the Yale men’s golf team emerged victorious at the Apr. 13-14 Princeton Invitational for the fourth year in a row.

April 13, 2013
Bulldogs Seek to Defend Princeton Invitational Title
When the Yale men’s golf team competes this weekend, it will look to win its fourth Princeton Invitational title in a row.

April 13, 2013
Strong Second Round Puts Elis in Second
A powerful second round by the Yale men’s golf team catapulted the Elis into second place after the first day of the Apr. 13-14 Princeton Invitational, just three strokes behind tournament leader Princeton.

April 6, 2013
Yale Hosts Spring Opener
Returning home to New Haven, Conn., after a successful spring tour to Alabama and Florida, the Yale men's golf team will look to make its mark as it hosts the Apr. 6 Yale Spring Opener at the Yale Golf Course.

April 6, 2013
Strong Second Round Moves Elis into Second at Spring Opener
A second-round score of 289 -- the best round of the day by any team -- helped the Yale men's golf team move into second place at the Spring Opener Saturday at The Course at Yale, just nine strokes behind first-place Villanova. The Bulldogs had the best finish of any Ivy League team, as their final score of 592 was six strokes better than Princeton, eight strokes better than Penn, 11 strokes better than Columbia, 21 strokes better than Brown, 26 strokes better than Dartmouth and 52 strokes better than Cornell.

March 18, 2013
Elis Triumph Against Bradley
In a 4.5-2.5 verdict, the Yale men’s golf team triumphed against Bradley at the Streamsong Resort’s Red Course in Polk County, Fla., on Mar. 18.

March 16, 2013
Bulldogs Face Georgia in Historic Match-Up
With its spring campaign underway, the Yale men’s golf team will take on No. 10 Georgia in a historic match-up on Mar. 16 before facing Bradley on Mar. 18.

March 16, 2013
Yale Falls To Georgia
It was Bulldog against Bulldog as the Yale men’s golf team took on No. 10 Georgia here in Lake Wales, Fla., in a historic Mar. 16 match-up.

March 12, 2013
Elis Wrap Up Tiger Invitational
In a difficult opening tournament of the spring season, the Yale men’s golf team finished Tuesday in 14th place at the Mar. 11-12 Tiger Invitational.

March 11, 2013
Spring Season Opens with Tiger Invitational
The Yale men’s golf team will kick off its spring season with one of its toughest tournaments of the year: the Mar. 11-12 Tiger Invitational.

March 11, 2013
Yale in 13th After Day One
It was a tough opening day on Monday for the Yale men’s golf team at the Mar. 11-12 Tiger Invitational, as it fought its way through rough weather to end the day in 13th place.

February 7, 2013
Historic Match with Georgia Highlights Spring Break Schedule
It will be Bulldog against Bulldog when the Yale men’s golf team takes on the University of Georgia on Mar. 16.

January 8, 2013
Wescoe Wins President’s Putter
Ben Wescoe ’10, who captained the Yale men’s golf team in 2009-10, clinched the President’s Putter at the Rye Golf Club in East Sussex, England.

November 1, 2012
Yale to Host 2015 NCAA Regional
Consistently ranked the nation’s top college golf course, The Course at Yale has been selected as one of six courses to host regional playoffs for the 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championship.

October 21, 2012
Fourth-Place Finish at Ivy League Matchplay
After advancing to a playoff for third place on Saturday, the Yale men’s golf team fell to Brown 2-3 on Sunday to finish in fourth place at the Oct. 20-21 Ivy League Matchplay Tournament.

October 20, 2012
Elis Head to Ivy League Matchplay
As the Yale men’s golf team wraps up what has been a particularly strong and successful fall season, it will face one final challenge: the Oct. 20-21 Ivy League Matchplay Tournament at TPC Jasna Polana, Princeton, N.J.

October 20, 2012
Bulldogs Post One Win, One Loss on Day One
An early 3-2 victory against a composite team was erased after the Yale men’s golf team fell to Dartmouth in a 2-3 result in the second round of the Oct. 20-21 Ivy League Matchplay Tournament at TPC Jasna Polana here in Princeton, N.J.

October 14, 2012
Seventh-Place Finish at Big Five
On a difficult second day’s play at the Oct. 13-14 Big Five Invitational, senior captain Bradley Kushner’s fourth-place finish was the highlight of the Yale men’s golf team’s seventh-place finish.

October 13, 2012
Big Five Challenge Awaits
Two weeks after clinching victory at home at the Macdonald Cup, the Yale men’s golf team will travel to Huntingdon Valley, Pa., to compete in the Oct. 13-14 Big Five Invitational.

October 13, 2012
Bulldogs Tied At the Top After Day One
The Yale men’s golf team powered through a difficult opening day at the Oct. 13-14 Big Five Invitational on Saturday to close in a tie for first place.

September 30, 2012
Bulldogs Clinch Macdonald Cup
The Yale men's golf team entered the Sept. 29-30 Macdonald Cup seeking to become the first team to win the tournament two years running. They made that goal a reality by putting on a powerful display Sunday, charging up to leaderboard to take home the tournament by three strokes.

September 29, 2012
Elis Host Macdonald Cup
When the Yale men’s golf team returns to The Course at Yale for the Sept. 29-30 Macdonald Cup, it will look to defend to defend the championship title which it clinched last year.

September 29, 2012
Yale Tied for Third After Day One
The Yale men’s golf team is in a strong position after the first day of play at the Sept. 29-30 Macdonald Cup, tied for third place and just three strokes behind tournament leader Central Connecticut.

September 18, 2012
Yale Golfers Take Top Two Spots at Adams Cup
As the Yale men’s golf team captured second place at the Sept. 17-18 Adams Cup, junior Sam Bernstein powered his way through the final round of play at Carnegie Abbey Tuesday to claim the individual championship.

September 17, 2012
Elis Open Season With Adams Cup
Fall opens with the Adams Cup for the Yale men's golf team, which heads to Newport, R.I., seeking to top last year's third-place finish.

September 17, 2012
Bulldogs Sit in Second After First Day
The Yale men’s golf team opened its fall season Monday with a beautiful day—both in weather and in play—at the Sept. 17-18 Adams Cup in Newport, R.I., closing the day in second place.

September 9, 2012
Course at Yale Clinches Best Campus Course
When Golfweek announced its annual ranking of the Best Campus Courses on Sept. 6, The Course at Yale in New Haven, Conn. found itself atop the list.

August 1, 2012
Elis Earn President's Special Recognition from GCAA
On Wednesday, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced in Norman, Okla., the winners of All-Academic team honors, and Yale figured among the very top, earning a President's Special Recognition.

June 27, 2012
Bulldogs Tour U.K.
A match against Cambridge University at Royal Worlington on June 13 capped off the Yale men's golf team's June 3-14 trip to the United Kingdom, which also included rounds against Edinburgh and St. Andrews.