HUNTINGDON VALLEY, PA – Competing in one of the strongest fields in the northeast, the Brown men's golf team placed 16th at the Temple Invitational, played at the par 70 Philmont Country Club. Senior Nelson Hargrove, who placed 6th individually in the 93-player field, paced the Bears.
Brown opened with a four-man 318, but came back strong on the final day of play to shot 298 for a 36-hole 616. Hartford ran away with the team title with a two-round 562, outdistancing second place St. John's (577) by 15 shots. Cincinnati placed third at 580, followed by Harvard (582), host Temple (582), Seton Hall (582), Binghamton (583), Penn (589), Richmond (592), Princeton (593), URI (595), LaSalle (607), Cornell (609), Dartmouth (612), St. Joseph's (612), Brown (616) and Fordham (616).
Hargrove shot a three-over 74 on day one and came back with a sizzling one-under par 69 on day two for a 36-hole 143. His 69 was the third lowest score of the tournament.
Junior Justin Miller shot 79-73—152 for 55th place individually, while senior Peter Callas came in at 82-77—159. Freshman Connor Lynch was solid with a 36-hole 162 (83-79), and sophomore Jack Wilson came in at 163 after rounds of 83-80.
Brown concludes its fall season a the Ivy League Match Play Championship, held at the Trump National Golf Club, October 19-20, in Bedminister, NJ.