FAIRFAX, Calif. – Challenged by some of the top programs in the country, the Harvard men's golf team wrapped up its fall season at the Alister MacKenzie Tournament, hosted by California. The team finished 15th overall, carding consistent rounds of 294-292-294 for a score of 880, 28 over par.
The hosts took both the team and individual title, the Bears outplaying second place by 17 strokes with a 41 under par rating. Cal junior K.K. Limbhasut recorded rounds of 64-65-69 en route to the individual title. The other top five finishers included Santa Clara (828, -24), Arizona State (832, -20), San Diego State (833, -19), Nevada (835, -17) and Pepperdine (835, -17).
Freshman Chase Furey took the top finish for the Crimson, placing 33rd of 88 competitors with rounds of 72-69-73 to finish plus-1 on the tournament.
Round One Highlights
- Greg Royston tied for first in the tournament on par five holes, averaging 4.00 strokes per hole.
- Royston was also one of just 13 players to card an eagle in round one.
- Hole 9, a 464-yard par four, challenged the players the most, the field averaging +0.41 strokes while the competitors had the most success on hole 15, a 506-yard, par five.
Round Two Highlights
- Aurian Capart ranked third in the competition with 25 at par holes
- Chase Furey set a new career low round of 69, two under par.
Round Three Highlights
- Harvard tied for third in the tournament with three eagles, two coming from Aurian Capart
- In the third round, Capart was one of just four players to card an eagle on hole 15.
- Hole 9 was again the most difficult, players averaging +0.38 strokes. Just three players hit under par.
Harvard has now concluded its fall slate of competition and will now turn its attention to winter training and the Ivy League Championships in April. The Crimson will kick off its spring schedule March 23-25 at the Furman Intercollegiate in Greenville, S.C.