Davies collects first win on European Tour
Davies won 10 individual titles and was ranked as the nation's No. 1 player during his time at ETSU.
Davies won 10 individual titles and was ranked as the nation's No. 1 player during his time at ETSU.

Sunday, March 21, 2010

                JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 21, 2010) - Former ETSU men's golf All-American Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) made history on Sunday, picking up his first career victory on the European Tour.

 

Firing a 7-under-par 66 in the final round of the Trophée Hasson II at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam in Morocco, Davies overcame Louis Oosthuizen's two-stroke lead during the final round to take the title. A three-time first-team All-American at ETSU, Davies is widely considered the best golfer to ever come through the Buccaneer program.

 

            After spending two seasons on the Asian Tour and Challenge Tour, Davies is certainly making the most of his first season on the European Tour. With three Top 6 finishes so far this year, Davies stands 12th on the European Tour's Money List (Race to Dubai). Davies won over $310,000 with the victory Sunday.

 

This was the first time a former ETSU player has won on the European Tour, and it now means past Buccaneer golfers have won tournaments on each of the major professional tours.

 

For more on Davies' efforts this past week and more on his professional career to this point, visit EuropeanTour.com.

 

Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
WBB High Point University 76 Final
Nov 17 ETSU 84
MBB Virginia-Wise 66 F
Nov 18 ETSU 111
WBB Appalachian State University 76 Final
Nov 19 ETSU 70
WBB ETSU 79 Final
Nov 21 Saint Francis University 63
VB ETSU Greensboro, N.C.
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. No. 5 Western Carolina (SoCon Quarterfinal)
MBB UNC Asheville 87 F
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. ETSU 98
MBB ETSU 69 F
Nov 24, 12:00 p.m. Winthrop 64
WBB ETSU 69 Final
Nov 24, 12:00 p.m. Indiana State University 76
WBB ETSU 69 Final
Nov 26, 12:00 p.m. Indiana University 97
WBB ETSU Blacksburg, Va.
Nov 29, 5:00 p.m. Virginia Tech University
MBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 1, 7:00 p.m. Morehead State
WBB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Dec 3, 5:00 p.m. George Mason University
MBB Western Carolina Freedom Hall
Dec 3, 8:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Huntsville, Ala.
Dec 6, 6:00 p.m. Alabama A&M University
MBB UNC Greensboro Freedom Hall
Dec 13, 4:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB Eastern Kentucky University Johnson City, Tenn.
Dec 13, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 15, 12:00 p.m. Morehead State University
MBB ETSU Richmond, Ky.
Dec 16, 7:00 p.m. Eastern Kentucky