2017-18 Yale Men's Golf News

  • Bulldogs Embark on Spring Season
    March 11, 2018
    Following a successful fall campaign which included two individual championships, one team championship and a pair of dual-match victories, the Yale men’s golf team will resume the 2017–18 season following a five-month hiatus when it competes at the Furman Intercollegiate later this month. The Bulldogs’ quest for an Ivy League title and a berth in the 2018 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championship will be bolstered by the return of junior James Leffew and senior James Park in addition to a strong nucleus of individual performers from the fall and a promising crop of underclassmen.
  • James Nicholas Earns 2017 MGA Player of the Year Award
    October 31, 2017
    Following a breakout season by James Nicholasof Westchester Country Club, the Metropolitan Golf Association is pleased to announce the 20-year-old Scarsdale, N.Y., native as the recipient of the 2017 MGA Jerry Courville Sr. Player of the Year Award. Nicholas compiled a stellar record through the summer, with high finishes in both the Met Open and Met Amateur propelling him to the coveted honor. The award will be presented to Nicholas at the MGA’s 120th Annual Meeting and Dinner on Wednesday, December 6 at Westchester Country Club in Harrison, N.Y.
  • Bulldogs Defeat Richmond in Dual Match
    October 22, 2017
    For the second time this season, the Yale men's golf team emerged victorious in a dual match. Following a decisive triumph over Brown two weeks ago, the Bulldogs defeated Richmond, the defending Atlantic 10 Champion, by claiming 9.5 out of the possible 12 points in a neutral, 36-hole match on Saturday. 10 golfers competed for the Elis at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Md., a par 71 course that runs 7,226 yards. 
  • Bulldogs to Take on Richmond in Dual Match
    October 20, 2017
    In its second dual match of the season, the Yale men's golf team will head to Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Md., for a neutral 36-hole event versus Richmond on Saturday, The Bulldogs competed against the Spiders this past Monday and Tuesday at the Autotrader Collegiate Classic, finishing one spot ahead of Richmond prior to a team disqualification from the annual invitational.
  • Yale Disqualified at Autotrader Collegiate Classic
    October 18, 2017
    On the final day of the Autrotrader Collegiate Classic, the Yale men's golf team was disqualified from the tournament despite an 11th place finish overall. Sophomore Eric Hall and senior Henry Cassriel both signed an incorrect scorecard in the second round on Monday and as a result the team disqualified from the overall competition.
  • Yale in 11th at Autotrader Collegiate Classic
    October 16, 2017
    After the first two rounds of play at the Autotrader Collegiate Classic, the Yale men's golf team sits in 11th place following a 24-over, 600 performance on Monday. First-year Sean Yi, competing as an individual, carded rounds of 76 and 70 to finish in a tie for 18th and as the Bulldogs' top performer in the 92-player field.
  • Bulldogs Head South for Autotrader Collegiate Classic
    October 13, 2017
    Looking to build off a victory at the Macdonald Cup, the Yale men's golf team will head to Georgia for the Autotrader Collegiate Classic this Monday and Tuesday. The field for the event, hosted by Georgia State at Berkeley Hills Country Club in Duluth, Ga., features 16 teams competing at the par 72, 6,694 yard course.
  • Yale Defeats Brown In 37-Stroke Victory
    October 11, 2017
    In its first dual match of the season, the Yale men's golf team defeated Brown by a wide margin. The Bulldogs team score of a one-over, 346 bested the Bears' mark by 37 strokes. Additionally, only one of the 10 golfers competing for the Elis posted a lower 18-hole score than any of the seven players from Brown.
  • Yale Set to Take On Brown
    October 06, 2017
    Coming off a team victory at the Macdonald Cup, the Yale men's golf team will head to Watch Hill, R.I., to take on Brown at Misquamicut Club this Saturday. The pair of Ivy League opponents will play a single 18-hole stroke play round. The Bulldogs and Bears will each play seven players and count the five best scores. Three additional Yale golfers will be competing as individuals.
  • Yale Leads the Field at Macdonald Cup
    October 01, 2017
    In its first home tournament of the season, the Yale men's golf team sits atop the leaderboard at the Macdonald Cup after two rounds of play. The Bulldogs carded a 4-over, 564 performance on Saturday as they lead second-place Stirling by two strokes heading into Sunday's third and final round. 
  • Yale Wins The Macdonald Cup
    October 01, 2017
    The Yale men's golf team captured its first tournament victory of the season on Sunday by defeating second-place Stirling University by a single stroke to win the Macdonald Cup. The five members of the Bulldogs' top squad all finished 13th or better in the 81-player field while Yale (B), comprised entirely of underclassmen, moved four spots up the leaderboard in the final round to secure a fourth-place finish
  • Yale Set to Host Macdonald Cup
    September 29, 2017
    This weekend the Yale men's golf team will be at home for the Macdonald Cup, a 13-team invitational hosted at The Course at Yale. The Bulldogs will be looking to build off successful performances at the Doc Gimmler and Cornell Invitational which were won by junior Eoin Leonard and junior James Nicholas respectively.
  • Nicholas Wins Cornell Invitational as Yale Finishes Second
    September 17, 2017
    Facing a 40-foot putt on the eighteenth hole at Robert Trent Jones Golf Course, junior James Nicholas knew he had to make it. Temple's John Barone had already finished at 3-under following three consecutive rounds of 70 at the Cornell Invitational while Nicholas sat one stroke behind at 2-under. Nicholas calmly sank the putt, a birdie on the final hole, to give the native of Scarsdale, N.Y., the biggest victory of his collegiate career.
  • Bulldogs Place Two in Top Ten, First Place After Day 1
    September 16, 2017
    After 36 holes of play at the Cornell Invitational, Yale leads the field of 16 teams and both junior James Nicholas and senior Will Bernstein finished in the top ten among the 90 individuals competing this weekend. The Bulldogs are one stroke ahead of Dartmouth and two strokes ahead of Temple, who finished second and third respectively. 
  • Bulldogs Head to Ithaca for Cornell Invitational
    September 15, 2017
    This weekend the Yale men's golf team will travel north to compete against 15 other squads at the Cornell Invitational at Robert Trent Jones Golf Course for the second time in as many years. Last season, the Bulldogs finished in a tie for third with Siena as the Big Red won their home invitational with a 27-over 879. 
  • Underclassmen Compete at Ryan T. Lee Memorial Collegiate
    September 12, 2017
    While other members of the Yale men's golf team were away competing at the Doc Gimmler this past weekend, several underclassmen competed at The Ryan T. Lee Memorial Collegiate at Hop Meadow Country Club. Freshman Paul Stankey placed second in the 75-player field after he carded a two round total of 143 to finish at 3-over. 
  • Leonard Wins Doc Gimmler as Bulldogs Finish Fourth
    September 10, 2017
    Behind a 1-under par 69 in Sunday's final round, junior Eoin Leonard captured the individual championship at the Doc Gimmler, the first solo victory of his Yale career. The Ascot, England native survived a late run from Florida State's John Pak who finished two shots behind Leonard following a 5-under performance in the tournament's final round.
  • Eoin Leonard Leads Field at Doc Gimmler
    September 09, 2017
    The first two rounds of the Doc Gimmler are in the books and Yale junior Eoin Leonard leads all golfers heading into Sunday's final round courtesy of his 10-under par 130 performance. The Englishman recorded consecutive rounds of 65 at the Bethpage Red Course on Saturday to sit five strokes out in front of Florida State's Jonathan Keppler.
  • Bulldogs Begin Season with Doc Gimmler
    September 07, 2017
    The Yale men's golf team will tee off its season this Saturday and Sunday at the Doc Gimmler hosted by St. John's. The annual invitational will take place in Farmingdale, N.Y., at the Bethpage Red Course, a par-70, 6,875 yard course. 
  • Nicholas Wins Borsodi Student Championship
    September 05, 2017
    This past Labor Day weekend, members of the Yale men's golf team competed in the Borsodi Student Championship. Junior James Nicholas won the event for the second straight season by posting rounds of 64, 73 and 68 to finish at 5-under.
  • Bulldogs Announce Four Golfers for Class of 2021
    August 18, 2017
    As the 2017–18 season is set to tee off in less than a month, the Yale men's golf team led by head coach Colin Sheehan '97 is set to welcome four incoming recruits for the Class of 2021.
  • Men's Golf Announces 2017-18 Schedule
    August 06, 2017
    Coming off a fourth-place finish at the Ivy League Championship last April, the Yale men's golf team has announced its schedule for the 2017–18 season. The Bulldogs will compete in six regular season tournaments and the Ancient Eight's conference championship in hopes of qualifying for a regional bid in the 2018 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championship.