Both Amherst golf teams took to the course for the final time this fall at the NEIGA Championship. The men’s team ended their season with a third place finish, while the No. 14 women’s team took second.
Amherst Men's Golf
Around the Herd provides quick updates on all the Amherst sports action you may have missed in the past week. In this week’s installment: field hockey flourishes, both golf teams thrive, and women’s tennis concludes their fall season.
While the men’s golf team looks to build upon a fifth-place finish in the NESCAC Championship last year, the women’s team hopes to repeat last season’s NESCAC Championship and trip to the NCAA Championships with a loaded roster of returners.
The men’s and women’s golf teams played in two-day tournaments this past weekend. The women hosted the Leaman Invitational, while the Men headed to Williamstown for the Williams Invite. The women finished third of 10 teams, the men finished sixth of nine.
Despite having a hard time finding team success, the men’s and women’s golf teams both saw standout individual play from their first-years in their first weekend of play in 2022 following the winter hiatus.
Both the Amherst men’s and women’s golf teams competed in the NESCAC #2 event over the weekend. The women headed to the Ledges Golf Club in South Hadley for the second round of the cumulative NESCAC tournament on Saturday, May 2, while the men followed suit the next