2013-14 Yale Men's Golf News

June 20, 2014
Sheehan Named Division I Northeast Coach of the Year
For the second straight year, Yale men’s golf head coach Colin Sheehan ’97 has been named the Division I Northeast Region Coach of the Year by the Golf Coaches Association of America. The GCAA made the announcement of the award, presented by Golf Pride Grips, in London on Friday.

May 22, 2014
Bulldogs Bid Farewell to Three Seniors
Over the past weekend the Yale men’s golf team bid farewell to its three graduating seniors: captain Sam Bernstein, Sean Gaudette and Michael Lewis-Goldman. All three have left an indelible mark on the team, representing the Bulldogs at the highest levels both on and off the course.

May 22, 2014
Four Elis Earn All-Region Honors
Four members of the Yale men’s golf team have been named to the 2014 Northeast Division I PING All-Region Team by the Golf Coaches Association of America. The GCAA made the announcement Thursday in Norman, Okla.

May 12, 2014
Bernstein Gets 2014 Mallory Award
Sam Bernstein, the two-time Ivy League Men’s Golf Player of the Year, has been named the winner of the 2014 William Neely Mallory Award, the most prestigious athletic award given to a senior male at Yale. The award was presented at today’s Class Day exercises.

May 5, 2014
Yale Concludes Season at No. 67
The Yale men’s golf team has wrapped up its 2013-14 season with at No. 67 on the Golfstat.com rankings, the team’s highest finish in recent memory and the highest in the Ivy League.

April 29, 2014
Bulldogs Ranked No. 71; NCAA Tournament Field to be Announced Monday
Although the Yale men’s golf team missed out on an automatic bid to the NCAA Regional, the Bulldogs' strong season record may earn them an at-large bid to the tournament. Qualifiers will be announced live on May 5 from 10-11 a.m. during Morning Drive, Golf Channel’s daily morning news and lifestyle show, and available online shortly thereafter.

April 29, 2014
Davenport Elected to Captain Bulldogs
Junior William Davenport has been elected to captain the Yale men’s golf team in 2014-15. Davenport’s election was announced Monday night at the team’s end of year banquet at Mory’s.

April 29, 2014
Seniors Honored at Annual Banquet
Two seniors—captain Sam Bernstein and Sean Gaudette—on the Yale men’s golf team received awards that recognize their achievements and their contribution to the team. The awards were presented Monday night at the team’s annual banquet, which was held in the Captain’s Room at Mory’s.

April 27, 2014
Trio Win All-Ivy Awards as Bernstein Shares Player of the Year
Senior captain Sam Bernstein capped off a stellar collegiate golf career on Sunday as he shared Ivy League Player of the Year honors with Columbia’s Brandon Jowers. Bernstein was also one of three members of the Yale men’s golf team to earn All-Ivy honors for his performance at the Apr. 25-27 Ivy League Championship: senior Sean Gaudette won first team All-Ivy honors while Bernstein and sophomore Joe Willis claimed second team All-Ivy honors.

April 27, 2014
Yale Finishes Runner-Up at Ivy League Championship
Three members of the Yale men’s golf team finished in the top 10 but that wasn’t enough to secure the Bulldogs victory at the Apr. 25-27 Ivy League Championship. Yale finished in second place behind Columbia—who posted tournament-low second round to clinch the championship—at the tournament, which wrapped up Sunday at the Lower Course of Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J.

April 26, 2014
With Day Remaining, Elis in Second at Ivies
The Yale men’s golf team is well positioned in second place with one round remaining at the Apr. 25-27 Ivy League Championship. Yale trails first-place Columbia by 11 strokes and will seek to make a final-round charge on Sunday at the Lower Course of Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J.

April 25, 2014
Golfers Sit in Third After Day One
With one round completed at the Apr. 25-27 Ivy League Championship, the Yale men’s golf team sits in third place, just one stroke behind Dartmouth and Harvard, who share the lead.

April 24, 2014
Bulldogs Ready for Ivy League Championship
When the Yale men’s golf team tees off on Friday at the Apr. 25-27 Ivy League Championship, it will look to capture a title that it last won in 2011. The Bulldogs will compete for the championship over three days at the Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J.

April 19, 2014
Yale Finishes Second at Home
A strong final round at the Apr. 19 Yale Spring Invitational lifted the Yale men’s golf team into second place. The result marks the Bulldogs' third second-place finish in a row and their second straight finish behind Harvard.

April 15, 2014
Golfers Host Yale Spring Invitational
Returning home after two second-place finishes in a row, the Yale men’s golf team will be hungry for victory when it hosts the Apr. 19 Yale Spring Invitational at the Yale Golf Course in New Haven, Conn.

April 13, 2014
Elis Finish Second at Princeton
Despite a final round comeback on Sunday, the Yale men’s golf team could not catch up to Harvard at the Apr. 12-13 Princeton Invitational, finishing in second place by three strokes.

April 12, 2014
Bulldogs in Second Place After Day One
At the end of the first day of play at the Apr. 12-13 Princeton Invitational, the Yale men’s golf team sits in second place. Playing 36 holes of the Springdale Golf Club in Princeton, N.J., the Bulldogs fired rounds of 278 and 284 to finish the day at 562, behind tournament leaders Harvard, who closed with 548.

April 8, 2014
Golfers Look to Defend Princeton Invitational Title
When the Yale men’s golf team competes at the Apr. 12-13 Princeton Invitational this weekend, it will look to claim its fifth victory in a row at the tournament.

April 5, 2014
Elis Clinch Second Place at Met Intercollegiate
It was a good day for Bulldogs at the Apr. 5 Met Intercollegiate. Playing in their first northeast competition of the spring, the Yale men’s golf team finished in second place at the 36-hole tournament, behind a dominant performance by No. 5 Georgia.

April 1, 2014
Bulldogs Host Met Intercollegiate
Fresh from their spring break trip down to Georgia and South Carolina, the Yale men’s golf team will be back in action this weekend when it hosts the Apr. 5 Met Intercollegiate at the Century Country Club and Old Oaks Country Club in Purchase, N.Y.

March 23, 2014
Yale Finishes 10th at Linger Longer Invitational
The Yale men’s golf team wrapped up competition on Sunday at the Mar. 22-23 Linger Longer Invitational with a 10th-place finish, even as another team of Bulldogs—No. 5 Georgia—clinched victory at the tournament by 10 strokes.

March 22, 2014
Golfers Tee Off at Linger Longer Invitational
Two rounds into the Mar. 22-23 Linger Longer Invitational, the Yale men’s golf team finds itself in 10th place with a round of competition remaining. The tournament, co-hosted by Kennesaw State and Mercer at the Great Waters Course at Reynolds Plantation in Greensboro, Ga., includes some of the top collegiate golf teams in the nation including three-time defending champion No. 1 Alabama, No. 5 Georgia and No. 14 Oklahoma.

March 21, 2014
Elis Head to Linger Longer Invitational
The Yale men’s golf team will compete at the Mar. 22-23 Linger Longer Invitational, co-hosted by Kennesaw State and Mercer at the Great Waters Course at Reynolds Plantation in Greensboro, Ga.

March 11, 2014
Bulldogs Launch Spring Campaign
Buoyed by momentum from a fall in which it finished no lower than third place in a tournament, the Yale men’s golf team will begin its spring campaign well prepared and hungry to find similar success.

October 20, 2013
Elis Win Ivy League Match Play
The Yale men’s golf team capped off a successful fall with victory on Sunday at the Oct. 19-20 Ivy League Matchplay, held this year at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.

October 19, 2013
Yale Heads to Ivy League Matchplay
The Yale men’s golf team will look to cap off a strong series of performances this fall when it competes at the Oct. 19-20 Ivy League Matchplay at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.

October 19, 2013
Two Wins on Day One of Ivy Matchplay
The Yale men’s golf team scored two victories—against Brown and Princeton—on Saturday at the Oct. 19-20 Ivy League Matchplay, held this year at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.

October 16, 2013
Golfers Present Inauguration Gifts to Salovey
The Yale men’s and women’s golf teams met with newly inaugurated University President Peter Salovey on Wednesday Oct. 16 to present him with several inauguration gifts.

October 12, 2013
Bernstein Captures Third Borsodi Championship
Senior captain Sam Bernstein won the F.A. Borsodi Student Championship for the third time in four years on Sunday. The Yale men's golf team’s inter-squad scrimmage competition was played over two rounds on Oct. 12-13, with the first taking placing at the Yale Golf Course in New Haven, Conn., and the second at the Winged Foot West in Mamaroneck, N.Y.

October 8, 2013
Total Mortgage Spotlight Athlete of the Week – Men’s Golfer Sam Bernstein
Sam Bernstein has had a major impact both on the green and in the community during his successful Yale career. This past weekend, he led the Yale men’s golf team to a second place finish at the Macdonald Cup in New Haven, finishing substantially ahead of Ivy League rivals Brown, Cornell, Dartmouth and Penn. Bernstein, also the founder of the Harlem Children’s Zone Golf Program, is the latest Total Mortgage Athlete Spotlight of the Week.

October 6, 2013
Second-Place Finish for Elis
The Yale men’s golf team claimed second place at the Oct. 5-6 Macdonald Cup after a wet and rainy final round on Sunday. Illinois, a NCAA championship contender last year, captured the championship here at the Yale Golf Course in New Haven, Conn.

October 5, 2013
Yale Hosts Macdonald Cup
When the Yale men’s golf team returns home to the Yale Golf Course for the Oct. 5-6 Macdonald Cup, it will look to capture its third straight victory at the tournament.

October 5, 2013
Bulldogs in Second After Day One
With one round remaining in the Oct. 5-6 Macdonald Cup, the Yale men’s golf team is in second place and will look on Sunday to challenge Illinois for the championship.

September 24, 2013
Third Place Finish for Elis
With diligent stroke play on Tuesday, the Yale men’s golf team climbed the leaderboard to finish in third place at the Sept. 23-24 Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic in South Bend, Ind. Senior captain Sam Bernstein and junior William Davenport led the team, sharing fifth place on the individual leaderboard.

September 23, 2013
Yale Competes At Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic
Fresh on the heels of a 16-stroke victory at the Sept. 14-15 Doc Gimmler tournament, the Yale men’s golf team will travel to South Bend, Ind., for the Sept. 23-24 Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic.

September 23, 2013
Davenport Leads Field at Notre Dame
Junior William Davenport played an exhilarating day of golf on Monday to lead the field at the Sept. 23-24 Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic in South Bend, Ind. Davenport and senior captain Sam Bernstein, who finished the day tied for seventh, propelled the Yale men’s golf team into fourth place with a round of play remaining on Monday.

September 15, 2013
Bulldogs Clinch Victory at The Doc Gimmler
The Yale men's golf team and sophomore Joe Willis never relinquished their leads on Sunday, as the Elis charged home to claim victory at the Sept. 14-15 Doc Gimmler and Willis won his first collegiate tournament.

September 14, 2013
Bulldogs Head to The Doc Gimmler
Looking to build momentum in its first tournament of the year, the Yale men’s golf team will head to Farmingdale, N.Y., to compete at the Sept. 14-15 Doc Gimmler at Bethpage Red.

September 14, 2013
Elis Hold Eight Stroke Lead at The Doc Gimmler
Sophomore Joe Willis fired a stunning -9 opening day at the Sept. 14-15 Doc Gimmler tournament as the Yale men’s golf team propelled itself eight strokes clear atop the leaderboard with a round of play remaining.

September 7, 2013
Elis Kick Off Season Against Texas A&M
With one of its strongest and deepest rosters in years, the Yale men’s golf team will look to build momentum as it begins competition with a match against Texas A&M on Sept. 7. The two teams will face off at The Bridge in Southampton, N.Y.

September 7, 2013
Yale Falls to Texas A&M
In a tough season opener, the Yale men’s golf team fell to No. 22 Texas A&M on Sept. 7 at The Bridge in Southampton, N.Y.

August 1, 2013
Bulldogs Receive GCAA President’s Special Recognition
The Yale men’s golf team received the Golf Coaches Association of America President’s Special Recognition Award for the second straight year. The GCAA made the announcement on Wednesday in Norman, Okla.

July 24, 2013
Bernstein, Kushner Named All-America Scholars
Yale men’s golf senior captain Sam Bernstein and 2012-13 captain Bradley Kushner ’13 were named Division I All-America Scholars by the Golf Coaches Association of America in Norman, Okla., on Wednesday.

July 20, 2013
Elis Welcome Four Freshmen
When the Yale men’s golf team returns to competition in the fall, it will be joined by four freshmen—Jonathan Lai, Nick McNiff, James Park and Li Wang—with a wealth of new energy and experience.

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