Men's Golf Ties For Title With Yale; Loses Tiebreaker

Men's Golf Ties For Title With Yale; Loses Tiebreaker

Pictured: Mark Pollak

PRINCETON, N.J. Harvard and Yale tied for the lowest scores at this weekend’s Princeton Invitational hosted by Springdale Golf Club but the Elis won the tiebreaker on the final-round score of the team's fifth player.

With 15 schools competing including seven of the eight Ivies, Harvard took a one-stroke lead into Sunday’s final round but Yale made up that last stroke and took home the title as its No. 5 player, Carson Weinand, bested Harvard’s Danny Mayer by three shots, 74-77.

Still, both clubs impressed with rounds of 874 as Harvard finished at 288-294-292 and Yale at 294-289-291.

Yale also had the individual champion, as Tom McCarthy finished at 3-under ahead of second-place Brendan Kelly of Villanova, who finished at even par.

Harvard was paced by Mark Pollak who rode 11 birdies to a pair of 69 rounds againsta round of 77 coming Saturday afternoon. He finished fourth at 215 overall while Greg Shuman also had a top-10 effort (eighth) with rounds of 72-73-73-218.

Tony Grillo (73-73-73-219) finished 12th while Louis Amira (80-71-78-229) finished 53rd and was one of five players to record an eagle during the weekend. Mayer came in at 60th with rounds of 74-80-77-231.

Towson and Penn tied for third, four shots behind Harvard and Yale, while Villanova finished fifth, 15 shots behind the pace.