2018-19 Yale Men's Golf News

  • Bulldogs Bid Farewell to Four Seniors
    June 15, 2019
    The collegiate careers of four members of the Yale men's golf team officially came to a close when the Bulldogs' season concluded at the NCAA Stanford Regional in mid-May. The quartet of seniors helped the Elis achieve seven total tournament victories as well as an Ivy League Championship since the start of the 2015–16 season and all walked across the stage to receive their degrees at Yale's 318th Commencement. 
  • Sheehan ‘97 Named Northeast Coach of the Year
    June 14, 2019
    Yale men's golf coach Colin Sheehan '97 has been named Northeast Region Coach of the Year by the Golf Coaches Association of America for the fourth time in nine seasons.
  • Nicholas, Zinsner Named to PING All-Region Team
    May 25, 2019
    Two members of the Yale men's golf team were named to the 2019 Division I PING All-Region Team for the Northeast as outgoing senior and captain James Nicholas and sophomore Teddy Zinsner earned all-region honors from the Golf Coaches Association of America. 
  • Bulldogs Conclude Season
    May 17, 2019
    The Yale men's golf team officially concluded its 2018–19 season on Wednesday as the Bulldogs' pair of NCAA qualifiers – senior and captain James Nicholas and sophomore Teddy Zinsner – finished the third and final round of the Stanford Regional. Nicholas ended his immensely successful collegiate career in a tie for 53rd with an eight-over, 218 while Zinsner tied for 60th with a 220. Host No. 12 Stanford won the event while No. 2 Arizona State, No. 26 North Carolina, Georgia Southern and No. 14 LSU rounded out the top five to also qualify for the 2019 championships finals. 
  • Zinsner in 43rd, Nicholas in 60th at Stanford Regional
    May 14, 2019
    In the opening round of the NCAA Stanford Regional, two members of the Yale men's golf team finished among the bottom half of the 75 individuals competing at the 6,227-yard par 70 Stanford Golf Course. Sophomore Teddy Zinsner tied for 43rd with a three-over, 73 while senior and captain James Nicholas is tied for 60th after carding an opening round 75. 
  • Nicholas Moves Up 8 Spots at NCAAs
    May 14, 2019
    Captain and senior James Nicholas now sits in a tie for 52nd at the Stanford Regional after shooting a five-over, 70 in the second round to sit at 145 for the tournament. Sophomore Teddy Zinsner, Yale's other NCAA qualifier, is two strokes behind Nicholas and tied for 58th following rounds of 73 and 74. 
  • Nicholas, Zinsner Qualify for Stanford Regional
    May 02, 2019
    After finishing in the top five at the Ivy League Championship, senior and captain James Nicholas and sophomore Teddy Zinsner are headed to California to compete in the 2019 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships. On Wednesday, the full field for the six 54-hole regional tournaments was announced which included Nicholas and Zinsner qualifying to play at the Stanford Regional as individuals.
  • Nicholas, Zinsner Earn All-Ivy Honors, Sheehan Named Coach of Year
    April 22, 2019
    Coming off a third-place finish at the 2019 Ivy League Championship, the Yale men's golf team placed a pair of players on the First Team All-Ivy lineup including senior and captain James Nicholas who was named the 2019 Ivy League Player of the Year. 
  • Nicholas Wins Ivy Title, Yale Takes 3rd
    April 21, 2019
    The Yale men's golf took third place at the 2019 Ivy League Championship after the Bulldogs carded a seven-over, 291 in Sunday's third and final round. Despite finishing at 25-over for the tournament, the Elis fell to first-place Princeton by two strokes and trailed second-place Columbia by one stroke. 
  • Yale Trails by Two Shots at Ivies
    April 20, 2019
    The Yale men's golf team trails first-place Princeton by just two strokes after the Bulldogs carded a six-over, 290 on Saturday at the Ivy League Championship. The Elis posted the lowest score of any team in the second round behind standout performances from senior and captain James Nicholas and sophomore Paul Stankey who sit in first and second place, respectively, on the individual leaderboard. 
  • Yale in 2nd After Opening Round
    April 19, 2019
    Following 18 holes of play at the Ivy League Championship, the Yale men's golf team is eight strokes off the lead heading into Saturday's second round. The Bulldogs carded a 12-over, 296 but Princeton leads the field with its four-over, 288 while Cornell is in third at 15-over. Sophomore Paul Stankey leads all Elis with his even 71 which placed him in fourth place while senior and captain James Nicholas and sophomore Teddy Zinsner also sit among the top 10 players on the individual leaderboard. 
  • Elis Set To Defend Ivy Title
    April 18, 2019
    The Yale men's golf team looks to earn its second straight Ancient Eight crown and an NCAA Regionals berth when it heads to Hidden Creek Golf Club in Egg Harbor Township, N.J., for the 2019 Ivy League Championship this Friday through Sunday.
  • Bulldogs Win Yale Spring Invitational
    April 13, 2019
    The Yale men's golf team erased an 11-shot first round deficit to come back and win the Yale Spring Invitational with an 11-over, 711 on Saturday. The Bulldogs finished five shots ahead of second-place Bucknell and six shots ahead of third-place Penn. Siena's Jack Brown earned medalist honors with a score of 134. 
  • Bulldogs Set to Host Yale Spring Invitational
    April 11, 2019
    Coming off a 14-stroke victory at the Princeton Invitational, the Yale men's golf team returns home for the Yale Spring Invitational this Saturday. The field for the event features Brown, Bucknell, Fairfeild, Fordham, Hartford, Harvard, Pennsylvania, Siena, St. Bonaventure, St. John's and Yale competing at The Course at Yale, which plays to 6,825 yards and par 70. 
  • Yale Wins Princeton Invitational
    April 07, 2019
    The Yale men's golf team claimed the team championship at the Princeton Invitational after carding a 23-under, 829 over three rounds. The Bulldogs fared 14 shots better than second-place Penn while sophomores Paul Stankey and Teddy Zinsner finished first and second, respectively, among the 75 individuals competing at Springdale Golf Club. 
  • Elis Take 6th at Furman Intercollegiate
    March 24, 2019
    Following rounds of 289 and 288, the Yale men's golf team carded another 289 in Sunday's third and final round at the Furman Intercollegiate to finish in sixth place overall with a one-under score for the tournament. Sophomore Teddy Zinsner '21 along with senior and captain James Nicholas '19 both finished among the top-10 players on the individual leaderboard coming in eighth and ninth place, respectively. 
  • Yale Sits in Sixth in South Carolina
    March 23, 2019
    On the second day of play at the Furman Intercollegiate, the Yale men's golf team shot a four-over, 288 and now finds itself 16 shots back of tournament-leader Coastal Carolina with 18 holes left to play. Senior and captain James Nicholas leads all Bulldogs with his 141 and is tied for sixth overall while sophomore Teddy Zinsner is at 142 and tied for eighth. 
  • Yale Tied for 4th After Opening Round
    March 22, 2019
    The Yale men's golf team concluded the first day of play at the Furman Intercollegiate in a tie for fourth place after carding a five-over, 289. At the par 71, 6.984-yard Furman University Golf Course, three Bulldogs placed 30th or higher on the individual leaderboard among the 120 individuals competing this weekend. 
  • Bulldogs Take 4th at Mission Inn Spring Spectacular
    March 17, 2019
    The Yale men's golf team opened its spring season with a fourth-place finish at the Mission Inn Spring Spectacular after shooting a three-over, 867 following Sunday's third and final round. Sophomores Sean Yi and Teddy Zinsner led all Bulldogs by tying for 11th overall with scores of 216 apiece. 
  • Bulldogs Fourth After 36 Holes in Florida
    March 16, 2019
    Playing in its first tournament since mid-October, the Yale men's golf team returned to the course at the Mission Inn Spring Spectacular for two rounds of play on Saturday. The Bulldogs carded a two-over, 578 and sit in fourth place among the 18-team field while Yale's B team finds itself in 17th place after a 43-over, 619 performance. 
  • Bulldogs Win H-Y-P Match
    October 15, 2018
    For the third time in its last three tries, the Yale men's golf team claimed victory in a tri-match against Harvard and Princeton. After defeating the Crimson and Tigers in 2010 and 2011, the Bulldogs defeated Harvard 9–2 and Princeton 7–3 to win the event 16–5 overall playing a pair of rounds at Rockaway Hunting Club in Long Island on Saturday. 
  • Bulldogs Brace for H-Y-P Match
    October 12, 2018
    The Yale men's golf team is set to tee off its final event of the fall season when it heads to Rockaway Hunting Club in Lawrence, N.Y. for the Harvard–Yale–Princeton match this Saturday. The one-day, 36-hole tri-match will allow the Bulldogs to take on two of their most storied rivals at the par–70, 6,452–yard couse on Long Island. 
  • Nicholas Wins Macdonald Cup as Yale Finishes 2nd
    September 30, 2018
    The Yale men's golf team carded a six-over, 286 in the third and final round of the Macdonald Cup on Sunday to finish second as a team, seven strokes behind champion No. 17 Illinois. Senior captain James Nicholas picked up his second tournament victory of the season following a win at the Doc Gimmler by shooting a 15-under, 195 at The Course at Yale while senior Eoin Leonard and sophomore Teddy Zinsner each tied for 15th overall. 
  • Bulldogs in 2nd at Macdonald Cup
    September 29, 2018
    Playing in its first home tournament of the season, the Yale men's golf team shot a seven-over, 565 to finish in second behind No. 17 Illinois after the first two rounds of the Macdonald Cup. Senior captain James Nicholas leads all players with his 12-under, 128 while sophomore Teddy Zinsner is tied for fourth overall following a four-under showing. 
  • Bulldogs at Home for Macdonald Cup
    September 27, 2018
    The Yale men's golf team is home to host its first event of the 2018–19 season, the Macdonald Cup, this weekend at the Yale Golf Course. The Bulldogs, who won the event in 2017 with a score of 852, look to repeat against a field featuring Boston College, Brown, Bucknell, Colgate, Fairfield, Fordham, Harvard, No. 16 Illinois, Penn, Princeton, Sacred Heart and Stirling. 
  • Yale Finishes Sixth in North Carolina
    September 25, 2018
    In the third and final round of the Old Town Club Collegiate, the Yale men's golf team shot a four-over, 284 to finish sixth at the event while sophomore Teddy Zinsner placed fifth overall in the 72-player field. Lousiville won the two-day tournament after carding a 30-under, 810 to finish one stroke ahead of second-place Wake Forest. 
  • Bulldogs in Third at Old Town Club Collegiate
    September 24, 2018
    The Yale men's golf team sits in third-place among the 12-team field at the Old Town Club Collegiate following rounds of 273 and 277 to finish at 10-under on the day. Host Wake Forest is in first and leads Bulldogs by 13 shots heading into the final round of competition on Tuesday.  
  • Bulldogs Set for Old Town Club Collegiate Invitational
    September 23, 2018
    Coming off second and first-place finishes, respectively, at the Doc Gimmler and Cornell Invitationals, the Yale men's golf team looks for another successful showing when it travels to Winston-Salem, N.C., for the Old Town Club Collegiate Invitational on Monday and Tuesday.
  • Yale Captures Championship at Cornell Invitational
    September 16, 2018
    The Yale men's golf team held onto its 19-stroke opening day lead to win its first event of the season after carding a 13-under, 839 at the Cornell Invitational. Senior Eoin Leonard was the Bulldogs' highest finisher, tying for first overall alongside Siena's Jared Nelson, while senior captain James Nicholas and sophomore Teddy Zinsner also placed in the top-10 among the 81 individuals competing at Robert Trent Jones Golf Course. 
  • Yale Leads After 2 Rounds at Cornell
    September 15, 2018
    After 36 holes of the Cornell Invitational, hosted at Robert Trent Jones Golf Course, the Yale men’s team is in first place with one round to play.
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