The Harvard men and women golf teams got ready and headed to New Jersey over the weekend of April 22nd to compete in the first Ivy League Championships for golf since 2019.
Harvard golf had a busy weekend, with the men going to Princeton, N.J. to compete in the Princeton Invitational, and the women traveling to Rockville, Md. to compete in the Hoya Invitational. The men’s team had some trouble getting into the swing of things, placing 13th out of 15 competitors at 31 over par. Meanwhile, the women came in second.
Harvard Women’s Golf opened the 2022 season with a matchup against Charleston Southern University in Charleston, S.C., on Feb. 19. This season, the Crimson got off to an early start, playing a match in February for the first time in program history. Harvard's rust showed, for it suffered a 3-2 defeat.
Yan, who spent her early childhood in Beijing, did not follow a typical path to playing golf at the collegiate level. While in China, she barely even touched a single golf club.
The Harvard women’s golf team looked on as the men’s team dominated the field at the Ryan T. Lee Memorial to open the season. One week later, the women teed off at the Dartmouth Invitational to start their own campaign. The result: even more Crimson dominance.
Wang’s 72.92 stroke average through 13 rounds of golf led the way for Harvard. She also was the only one in the group to card two scores in the 60’s.
In a busy weekend for Harvard golf, the women’s team continued its recent dominance of the Ivy League. The group captured its sixth Ivy League Championship in the last eight years, bringing the program’s tally to eight titles overall.
The Harvard women’s golf team had a strong showing at the Harvard Invitational in Winter Garden, Fla. to open up its 2019 spring season.
Growing up in South Africa, freshman golfer Chloe Royston was always a tremendous competitor. In the classroom, she excelled as a student. In the pool, she aspired to become a Division I swimmer. Halfway through high school, however, she hit a major health roadblock and her athletic career was thrown into jeopardy.