Men's Golf Improves on Final Day of Princeton Invitational; Kim Ties for NYU Invitational Championship
PRINCETON, N.J. -- Junior Brendan Doyle shot a one-over par round of 72 on the final day of the Princeton Invitational, and closed out his tournament in a tie for 18th on Sunday afternoon. As a team, the Columbia men's golf team shot its best round of the event at 290 to finish in seventh place.
In other golf action, first-year Andrew Kim, competing in the NYU/Manhattanville Spring Invitational as an individual, carded a final-round 71 to tie for medalist honors at the event.
Doyle, who shot an even-par 71 in the second round on Saturday and was one of only five players in the field to record an eagle over three rounds, saw teammate Jordan Lee match his team-best round of 71 on Sunday.
Lee tied senior Clark Granum for 34th place overall at 226, four shots behind sophomore Michael Yiu who tied for 22nd. Senior Justin Lee, who ranked second in the tournament with a 2.92 stroke average on par-3 holes, rounded out the Columbia competitiors in the field one shot behind Granum and his brother Jordan at 227.
Yale, who entered the final day with the lead, concluded the tournament on top by besting second-place Penn by six strokes. The Bulldogs' Sam Bernstein fired a final-round 68 to take medalist honors.
Kim, who entered the final day of the 36-hole event in the top five, had the best score of the day on the 6,806-yard, par-72 Spook Rock Golf Course in Suffern, N.Y.
Columbia returns to action on April 16-17 at the Navy Spring Invitational.
Princeton Invitational Results
7 Columbia University 306 295 290 891
T 18 Brendan Doyle 77 71 72 220
T 22 Michael Yiu 73 74 75 222
T 34 Clark Granum 76 75 75 226
T 34 Jordan Lee 80 75 71 226
T 37 Justin Lee 80 75 72 227