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Junior Michael Yiu
Courtesy: Columbia University Athletics/Stephen K. Lee

Men's Golf Takes 3rd At Ivy League Championship; Yiu Finishes 2nd

Courtesy: Columbia University Athletics
          Release: 04/29/2012
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GALLOWAY, N.J. – The Columbia men’s golf team took third place at the 2012 Ivy League Men’s Golf Championship on Sunday at Galloway National Golf Club and junior Michael Yiu finished in second place individually.

The Lions carded 29-over 312 in Sunday’s final round and concluded the conference championship at 312-296-312—920 (+68). Dartmouth and Penn tied for the lead at the end of regulation at 65-over 917. Penn won the team championship on the third playoff hole. Dartmouth’s Peter Williamson was the individual champion with a 73-69-71—213 (E).

Yiu concluded a strong tournament performance with a 1-over 72 in the final round to finish at 76-73-72—221 (+8). He was 1-under 34 through the front nine with birdies on no. 8 and no. 9. Yiu birdied holes 11 and 16 and shot 2-over 38 on the back nine. Over all 54 holes, Yiu tallied 10 birdies. He earned First Team All-Ivy League honors, marking the second time in his career he was named to the all-conference team.

Sophomore Jordan Lee tied for 11th after shooting 78-74-80—232 (+19). Sophomore Andrew Kim tied for 15th after carding a 79-73-81—233 (+20).

Competing in his fourth consecutive Ivy League Men’s Golf Championship, senior Brendan Doyle tied for 17th. He shot 79-76-79—234 (+21). His final hole as a Columbia Lion was a birdie on the par-4, 442-yard 18th. Doyle tallied seven birdies for the tournament.

Competing in his second Ivy League Championship, junior Ford Fischer tied for 33rd at 86-78-83—247 (+34).

Columbia: 312-296-312—920 (+68)
2 Michael Yiu, 76-73-72—221 (+8)*
t-11 Jordan Lee, 76-74-80—232 (+19)
t-15 Andrew Kim, 79-73-81—233 (+20)
t-17 Brendan Doyle, 79-76-79—234 (+21)
t-33 Ford Fischer, 86-78-83—247 (+34)

*First Team All-Ivy League

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