GREENWICH, C.T. – The Dartmouth men’s golf team traveled to Greenwich, Connecticut this weekend to compete against the seven other Ivy League schools for the conference crown. After three days of competition at the Stanwich Club, the Big Green wrapped up their season in sixth place, playing their lowest round of the tournament, 10-over 298, to score an overall 903 (+39).
The team fell behind first place Harvard, who entered the tournament first place in the conference, who carded an 874 (+10). With a score of 889 (+25) in second two strokes ahead of Princeton was Cornell. The Tigers advanced to third after two players posted eagles in the round allowing the team to record the low round of the tournament three-under 285.
Atop the individual leaderboard was Cornell’s Mike Graboyes, who received medalist honors, after he remained in first after three-days of consecutive play on the par-72 course. Graboyes scored two-under 214, three strokes ahead of Princeton’s Alex Dombrowski and Harvard’s Daniel de la Garza. Dombrowski managed to launch himself into a tie for second after dominating the course in the final round of play taking home the low score of the tournament five-under 67 after he posted four birdies and an eagle.
Among Dartmouth’s players, senior Sean Fahey wrapped up his 70th career round with an even par to lead the Big Green in a tie for eighth. Although two early bogeys threatened to ruin his day, he bounced back with birdies on the back nine on 11 and 17 to take home his best career finish. Fahey’s 14 pars add to his total of 39, the most of any other player in the tournament.
Two strokes behind him in the round were junior Ian Kelsey and sophomore John Lazor who carded respective a respective 224 (+8) and 227 (+11). Kelsey picked up his play in the back nine posting two birdies on 11 and 14, while Lazor started his day off well scoring a birdie on his first hole.
Freshman Will Bednarz concluded Dartmouth’s scoring quartet matching his second-round score, turning in a scorecard of 74-78-78—230 (+14). Fahey’s classmate Jeff Lang concluded the tournament with a nine-over 81.