FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – Opening the 2018-19 season at The Doc Gimmler, the Harvard men's golf team finished 10th with a 54-hole aggregate score of 874 (301-285-288) on the Bethpage Red Course.
As a team, the Crimson saw a measurable improvement in its team-score from the first round to the second round on Saturday. Harvard dropped 16 strokes from its first round score in the second 18 holes on Saturday, recording a team-score of 285. In the final round of the tournament, the Crimson registered a team-score of 288 on Sunday.
Freshman Brian Isztwan led the Crimson, finishing seven over par with a total of 217 over three rounds to place 30th in the 83-player field. Following a score of 75 in the first round, junior Rij Patel tied his career single-round low, carding a 69 on the second 18 holes on Saturday. Patel finished the tournament one stroke behind Isztwan with a three-round total of 218 (75-69-74).
- The Crimson dropped 16 strokes from its first round team-score, registering a team-score of 285 in the second 18 holes on Saturday.
- Junior Rij Patel tied his career single-round low, carding a 69 in the second round on Saturday and finished the tournament with a score of 218 (75-69-74).
- Freshman Brian Isztwan led the Crimson with a 54-hole aggregate score of 217 (74-70-73).
Harvard returns to the links on Sept. 22 with the Quechee Invitational in Hanover, N.H.