Golf team prepares for promising spring season

After a middling finish to its fall season, the Tufts golf team will look to improve in its upcoming spring campaign. The Jumbos, who are led by coach George Pendergast, finished third at the NESCAC Qualifier and seventh at the New England Championships in October. The former result earned the team a spot in the NESCAC Championship later […]

Golf takes seventh at New England Championships

On Saturday and Sunday, Tufts golf competed at the New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Championships held at the par-72 Captains Golf Course in Brewster, Mass. The Jumbos competed well and earned a seventh-place finish out of the 19 teams competing at the tournament to end their fall season. On Saturday, which was held at the Port Course, […]

Golf places third in qualifier, advances to NESCAC Championships for first time in history

On Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, the Tufts golf team finished third out of 10 teams at the NESCAC Fall Qualifier at Indian Hill Country Club. Their strong play earned them a spot at the NESCAC Championship in the spring, marking the first time in history that the Jumbos have qualified. The team most recently competed at the Blazer’s Fall […]

Golf takes fifth at Duke Nelson Invitational

On Saturday and Sunday, the Tufts golf team competed in the Duke Nelson Invitational in Middlebury, Vt. The Jumbos played well enough to earn fifth place out of the 22 teams teeing off at Middlebury College’s Ralph Myhre Golf Course. The Jumbos started out strong on Saturday. Senior co-captain Taylor Nordan and sophomore Brandon Karr tied for fourth on […]

Tufts golf shooting for great season this year

The Tufts men’s golf team has the potential to be something special this year. With the departure of just one player, Owen Elliott (LA ’17), and two returning co-captains, seniors Aaron Corn and Taylor Nordan, the team looks like a force to be reckoned with. Although Elliott undoubtedly played a major role in the team’s success. Nonetheless, […]

Tufts finishes regular season in at Wildcat Invitational

On Saturday and Sunday, the men’s golf team competed in their last tournament of the spring season in the Wildcat Spring Invitational at Cranston Country Club in Cranston, R.I. The team played well over the course of the two days, and it was a proper send-off for senior tri-captain, Owen Elliott. On Saturday, the Jumbos […]

First-years flash potential at Newport Classic

On Tuesday, Tufts competed in the Bentley Newport Classic at Newport National Golf Club in Middletown, Rhode Island. In the second-to-last tournament of the spring season, the Jumbos had a successful outing led by a number of strong performances by first-year players. First-year Sanjay Mukherjee had the team’s best round. In just his second tournament for the Jumbos, […]

Jumbos just miss at NESCAC Championship Qualifier

Coach George Pendergast’s squad narrowly missed out on qualifying for the NESCAC championships last weekend, as the Jumbos placed fifth at the NESCAC qualifier tournament. A week prior to the NESCAC qualifier, Tufts put together a solid two-day performance at the Williams Invitational that saw the team secure its highest finish thus far this season, tying Middlebury for third place. Tufts followed […]

Brandon Karr hits Tufts’ first hole in one in 25 years

Men’s golf travelled to Middlebury, Vt. last weekend for the Duke Nelson Invitational and the team’s second competitive tournament of the season. A strong first day saw the Jumbos in sixth place, but they slid to 13th on the second day. “We started off pretty hot,” coach George Pendergast said. “There were 22 schools at the event and I think after one […]

Tufts golf places fifth in season opener

Men’s golf showed no rust heading into its season debut tournament this weekend at the Detrick Invitational, in which they finished fifth out of 11. Despite having never played a round at Indian Hill Golf Club, it did not take long for the team to feel at home at the tournament hosted by Trinity College. Tri-captains junior Taylor Nordan and senior […]