Sam Bernstein
Sam Bernstein
Year: Senior
Hometown: New York, N.Y.
High School: The Ethical Culture Fieldston School
Major: Political science
Residential College: Silliman

2013-14: Captained the Yale men's golf team ... Received the 2014 William Neely Mallory Award, the most prestigious athletic award given to a senior male at Yale ... Led the Elis to victory at The Doc Gimmler and the Ivy League Matchplay, to a second-place finish at the Ivy League Championship and a season in which the team finished in no lower than third place at a northeast tournament ... Shared Ivy League Player of the Year honors ... Earned second team All-Ivy honors after sharing ninth place at the Ivy League Championship ... Won his third F.A. Borsodi Student Championship in a row ... Tied for second place at the Met Intercollegiate ... Tied for fifth place at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic ... Tied for seventh at The Doc Gimmler and the Macdonald Cup ... Averaged 71.9 over the season with a low round of 67

2012-13: Voted Ivy League Player of the Year by the Ancient Eight men's golf coaches ... Earned second-team All-Ivy honors after finishing sixth at the Ivy League Championship ... Won the individual medal at the season-opening Adams Cup ... Tied for third at the Century Intercollegiate ... Finished in fourth at the Princeton Invitational ... Tied for fourth at the Yale Spring Opener ... Tied for tenth amid a highly competitive field at the Tiger Invitational

2011-12: Made the first team All-Ivy after finishing in outright third spot at the Ivy League Championships ... Runner-up at Macdonald Cup ... Tied for fourth place at the Adams Cup and Northeast Invitational.

2010-11: Ivy League Rookie of the Year … Selected for second team All-Ivy … Won Princeton Invitational … Medaled at Yale vs. Notre Dame Challenge … Runner-up at George Washington Invitational … Achieved five top-10 finishes … Played at the NCAA Virginia Tech Regional … Averaged 74.7 over 10 tournaments with a low round of 67. 

Off the Course: Intern at Bloomberg Sports specializing in sports analytics and marketing (summer 2012)…Talk Show Host at WYBC Radio as a weekly talk show host on Sports Week and on-air Basketball Commentator (2013 – present)

Before Yale: 2010 AJGA CorseMax/Philadelphia Runner Junior Champion ... 2009 AJGA Rolex Junior All-American Honorable Mention ... 2009 AJGA HP Junior Scholastic All-American and Essay Contest Winner ... 2009 AJGA Nemacolin Junior Classic Champion ... Low amateur, low score (67), first round Leader, and T7 at the 2009/94th Met Open Championship ... Five Top 15 AJGA Finishes (1, 1, T3, T13, 14) ... 2008 Long Island Junior Champion ... 2008 IJGT @ Crystal Springs Champion ... 2007 New York State Independent Schools Champion.

Notes: Founded Harlem Children’s Zone Golf Program ... Worked with The First Tee for two years ... Father, Tom Bernstein '74, was a member of Ezra Styles College and graduated Yale Law in 1977 ... Mother, Andi Bernstein, is a 1980 Princeton grad ... Sister, Lee Bernstein, is a senior at the Fieldston School and will be attending Brown in 2011 ... Brother, Will Bernstein, is a freshman at the Fieldston School.