Two Columbia men's golfers—graduated seniors Arjuna Anday and Mert Selamet—were named Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced on Wednesday.
The Columbia men's golf team earned All-Academic Team honors by the Golf Coaches Association of America on Wednesday.
The Columbia men's golf program announced two new staff appointments as Ben James was promoted to Assistant Men's Golf Coach and Stephen LaRouere CC'13, was named Volunteer Assistant Coach, Director of Golf Rich Mueller announced on Friday.
Columbia men's golf coach Rich Mueller officially announced the program's 2017 recruiting class on Friday morning. Columbia will welcome four golfers to the 2017-18 team including Arjun Puri, John Robertson, Dan Terrell and John Youn Sung Kim.
The Columbia Golf Program has signed an agreement with Haworth Country Club as one of its home practice venues, Director of Golf Rich Mueller and Women's Golf Coach Amy Weeks announced on Wednesday afternoon. Haworth will allow the Columbia men's and women's golf programs an additional practice facility as well as the opportunity to host annual collegiate tournaments, an alumni, friends and family tournament, along with golf camps.
First-year Jeremy Perna became Columbia's first-ever Ivy League Rookie of the Year recipient and senior Mert Selamet earned his third All-Ivy League honor as the conference released its 2017 men's golf awards on Tuesday. The awards were voted upon by the league's eight head coaches.
Senior Mert Selamet and first-year Jeremy Perna both concluded Ivy League Championship play tied for 10th place in the individual standings at seven-over-par 223 Sunday at the Stanwich Club. The Lions finished the three-day championship in seventh place with a 314-286-309-909 (+45).
To say Saturday was a great day for the Columbia men's golf team at the Ivy League Championship is an extreme understatement. First-year Jeremy Perna (second place) and senior Mert Selamet (eighth place) came out on fire as the duo carded low round two-under-par 70s and senior Arjuna Anday added a 71 (-1) to spark the Lions to a championship team-best two-under-par 286 score Saturday at the Stanwich Club.
Columbia first-year Jeremy Perna concluded day one at the Ivy League Men's Golf Championship in seventh place after shooting a two-over-par 74 Friday at the Stanwich Club. Columbia will tee off for round two at 10 a.m. Saturday.
The Columbia men's golf team will travel to Greenwich, Conn. to compete in this weekend's Ivy League Men's Golf Championship Friday through Sunday, April 21-23 at The Stanwich Club. This is the first time the three-day, 54-hole championship event will be contested at the 7,133-yard, par-72 course. The teams will play 18 holes on each day.
Three Columbia men's golfers—first-year Jeremy Perna (13th), senior Arjuna Anday (17th) and senior Mert Selamet (22nd)—all placed among the field's top-25 golfers at this weekend's Rutherford Invitational held Saturday and Sunday at the Penn State Golf Course. Behind the play of all three, Columbia finished the 54 holes in seventh place at 36 holes at plus-32 (294, 293, 297-884).
Senior Arjuna Anday placed 13th with a three-over par to lead the Columbia Men's Golf team to a sixth place finish in day one of the 41st annual Rutherford Invitational Saturday at Penn State Golf Course. The Lions tee off the final round at 8 a.m. on Sunday morning along with Rutgers and Binghamton.