Eugenio Garza García
Staff Reporter
Eugenio Garza García covers baseball, golf and athletic phasing. Originally from Monterrey, Mexico, he is a sophomore in Branford College majoring in Economics and English.
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Proposal in the works for a Yale Golf Course restoration

Yale Golf Course General Manager Peter Palacios said that plans for a restoration of the 1920s Golden Age course are being drawn up. If approved and funded, the restoration would close the course for approximately 22 to 24 months.

Ivy League plans return to regular athletic competition for fall 2021

In a Tuesday morning statement sent to Yale student-athletes, the eight Ivy League presidents announced their expectation to return to regular athletic competition across all sports in the fall after more than three seasons of canceled games.

Hurdles stacked on top of one another at Coxe Cage
BASEBALL: With Boston College-Miami series complete, Stiegler ’20 and Wanger ’19 keep postseason hopes alive with ACC teams

While Benny Wanger ’19 did not make the trip after undergoing a small operation to remove loose bodies from his elbow, Alex Stiegler ’20 pitched the Eagles to a victory game three on Sunday afternoon despite giving up six runs.

Stiegler pitches to a Miami batter.
WOMEN’S GOLF: Gianchandani and Lee knocked out in match play at four-ball championship, win medalist honors for stroke play

After competing in the stroke play portion of the U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball Championship on Saturday and Sunday, Yale golfers Ami Gianchandani ’23, Kaitlyn Lee ’24 and Sophie Simon ’25 were knocked out in the first round of match play, which commenced on Monday and ended Wednesday.

Gianchandani tees off on the 15th hole during the first round of match play.
Yale hires Jeffrey Austin as new golf course superintendent

Jeffrey Austin, a former assistant superintendent at Augusta National Golf Club, comes to the Yale Golf Course from Quail Hollow Country Club in Ohio to fill the superintendent role vacated by Scott Ramsay in March 2020.

A headshot of Austin appears in front of a photo of the course.
WOMEN’S GOLF: Gianchandani and Lee tied for first place after two rounds at U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship

Ami Gianchandani ’23, Kaitlyn Lee ’24 and soon-to-be Bulldog Sophie Simon ’25 made the cut after two rounds at Maridoe Golf Club in Carrollton, Texas. They continue into the round of 32 on Monday.

Ami Gianchandani, left, fist bumps her partner Kaitlyn Lee on the 18th hole during the first round of stroke play at the 2021 U.S. Women
BASEBALL: Yale Field renamed Bush Field, according to recruiting guide, new sign

Yale Field, the home of Yale baseball since the early 20th century, has been renamed Bush Field, according to a sign outside the stadium. A […]

Student-athletes settled in after three full weeks of Phase II

On March 15, Yale Athletics progressed to Phase II of the Ivy League’s plan for the resumption of athletic activities. In Phase II, group sizes […]

BASEBALL: Rohan Handa ’22 works with Tread Athletics to improve pitching

While the Ivy League baseball season has been canceled two years in a row, southpaw pitcher Rohan Handa ’22 has been busy working with Tread […]

Yale Golf Course to reopen for season on April 13

The Yale Golf Course will reopen for the season on Tuesday, April 13 for the first time since the links closed for the winter last […]

A photo of the Yale golf course
Behind the Venue: The beginnings of the Yale Golf Course, a Golden Age gem

“Behind the Venue” is a series of feature-form articles that dives into the history, character and most memorable moments of Yale’s various athletic forums — […]

An illustration of the YGC and golfers on it.