|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||Science Hill HS|
Qualified for the U.S. Amateur ... Finished tied for 10th in stroke play to reach the round of 64 of match-play at the U.S. Amateur.
Earned a spot on the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team and SoCon Honor Roll ... Played in all 11 tournaments for ETSU ... Ranked 15th in the SoCon in scoring average (73.91), which was also the third-best mark among freshmen ... Led the Blue and Gold at the SoCon Championship by turning in a sixth-place finish, while his top collegiate finish came at his home tournament back in October -- finished tied for fourth at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate with a score of 10-under-par 206, marking the third-lowest score by a Buccaneer in the 20-year history of the tournament ... Registered 10 rounds of par or better during his rookie season, while giving the Blue and Gold 24 countable scores in his 32 overall rounds played.
Prior to ETSU
Rhea is a four-year letterwinner at Science Hill High School where he helped guide the Hilltoppers to back-to-back Region 1-AAA titles in 2015 and 2016. The Jonesborough, Tenn. native is a two-time Big 7 Conference Player of the Year and all-state selection, while earning all-conference honors four straight seasons. Rhea is the reigning East Tennessee Amateur champion, while he claimed medalist honors at the 2015 Knoxville Junior Open.
Son of AR and Kelly Rhea ... Plans to major in Business ... Born June 4, 1999.