FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – Harvard men's golf opened the 2016-17 season with a sixth-place finish of 13 teams at the Doc Gimmler played on the Red Course at the Bethpage State Park Golf Course.
The Crimson finished with a three-day total of 852 (285-286-281), just one stroke off fifth-place finisher Villanova (851, 290-280-281). Harvard was plus-12 on the weekend. Rhode Island won the event with a score of 825 (274, 272, 279), which was good for minus-15.
Junior Gregory Royston opened the year with a par-scoring at 70 on day one. After shooting a plus-2 on the second day, the Durban, South Africa product shot a personal-best four under to place seventh overall. Senior Kendrick Vinar shot plus-two, plus-two before rebounding to finish two under and score a 212 for the weekend (t-19th).
The Crimson will be back in action in two weeks, heading to the Quechee Club Collegiate Challenge at Dartmouth.