Gregory Royston
Gregory Royston
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Durban, South Africa
High School: Kearsney College

Freshman (2014-15):
Voted as the Ivy League Men’s Golf Rookie of the Year and earned second team All-Ivy League honors ... Shot 72-77-73-222 in his collegiate debut at The Doc Gimmler … Led the Crimson to a first-place finish at Quechee Club Invitational at Dartmouth, posting an impressive score of 70-72-142 to finish the tournament tied for second place … Posted a score of 73-72-145 at Macdonald Cup, finishing tied for 16th place overall … Partnered with teammate Kendrick Vinar, helped defeat Yale’s third pairing with a “3 and 2” victory in match play to cap off the 2014 fall season ... Led the Crimson at Seahawk Intercollegiate to a fifth-place finish, placing tied for ninth while shooting 76-73-73-222 … Shot 79-82-161 at The Met Intercollegiate … Placed tied for 14th overall at Yale Spring Invitational, shooting 70-75-70-215 ... Finished tied for seventh place at the Ivy League Championships, shooting 79-74-72-225.

Before Harvard:
Currently ranked 18th in the country in the South African Golf Association (SAGA) Men’s Amateur ranking (2014) ... One victory, two top 5, two top 10, four top 15 finishes in national Men’s Amateur events in 2014 ... Selected to the Men’s Amateur team to represent KZN Province (state) in the South African Premier Interprovincial tournament (2013) ... Selected to the u23 team to represent KZN Province in the South African u23 Interprovincial tournament (2013) ... Finished first at Dainfern National College Championship in 2013 ... Academic Honours Cum Laude scholar ... Achieved 9 Distinctions (top 1% in the country in 5 subjects) in the Independent Examination Board national final examinations (December 2013).