May 2, 2013

Golf Season Concludes with Banquet

Greenhalgh, Kushner Receive Awards 

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — 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.

Senior captain Bradley Kushner, who led the Elis to victory at the Macdonald Cup, Princeton Invitational and Century Intercollegiate, received the Widdy Neale Award. The Widdy Neale Award goes to the player who does the most to boost the morale of the team and who goes the extra step both on and off the course.  

Kushner's season was marked not only by the strong performance of the team he led, but also by several stunning individual results. He tied for second place at the Macdonald Cup, closed in third place at the Princeton Invitational, and finished in fourth at the Big Five Invitational.

Meanwhile, sophomore Thomas Greenhalgh was voted Most Improved Player. Greenhalgh tied for second at the Macdonald Cup and tied for 12th at the Yale Spring Opener.

Tuesday's banquet also featured the announcement of junior Sam Bernstein, who three days earlier had been unanimously voted the Ivy League Player of the Year, as the 2013-14 captain of the Yale men's golf team. 

Report filed by James Lu '14, Yale Sports Publicity.