Davies leads at Gen. Jim Hackler Invitational
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Sunday, March 13, 2005

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (March 13, 2005) - Freshman Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) fired a 1-under-par 143 Sunday, leading the East Tennessee State University men's golf team to a 7th-place finish after two rounds in the Gen. Jim Hackler Invitational hosted by Coastal Carolina University at the TPC of Myrtle Beach.

 

Davies, who was the first-round leader, finished the day tied atop the individual leaderboard with Coastal Carolina's Dustin Johnson and Notre Dame's Shane Sigsbee. Meanwhile, in the team competition, the Bucs are currently tied for 7th, 18 strokes back of first-place Coastal Carolina.

 

Along with Davies, other ETSU results included a tie for 15th by freshman Cian McNamara (Limerick, Ireland) and a 36th-place effort by senior Cennydd Mills (Cardiff, Wales). Freshman Gareth Shaw (Lisburn, Northern Ireland) and Noel Kavanagh (Westport, Ireland) are currently tied for 49th and 59th, respectively.

 

Third and final round play will wrap up on Monday. For results, see below.

 


Gen. Jim Hackler Invitational
TPC of Myrtle Beach -- Murrells, SC
Par: 72; Yardage: 6950
Sunday's Results - First & Second Round

Team Results
1. Coastal Carolina 298-284=582
2. Purdue 296-290=586
3. Kansas State 295-296=591
4. Notre Dame 299-294=593
5. UNC Wilmington 297-300=597
6. Louisville 307-292=599
7. North Florida 300-300=600
ETSU 296-304=600
9. UCF 301-300=601
10. Furman 303-304=607
11. Pepperdine 316-296=612
12. Virginia Tech 303-316=619
 
Individual Results
1. Rhys Davies, ETSU 70-73=143
Dustin Johnson, Coast. Car 74-69=143
Shane Sigsbee, Notre Dame 73-70=143
4. Matt VanCleave, Kansas St. 77-67=144
Tyler Brown, N. Florida 74-70=144
Zack Byrd, Coast. Car 73-71=144
Bobby Bennett, Purdue 73-71=144
 
ETSU Results
1. Rhys Davies 70-73=143
T15. Cian McNamara 73-75=148
36. Cennydd Mills 76-77=153
T49. Gareth Shaw 78-79=157
T59. Noel Kavanagh 77-87=164

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