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Davies shines on first day of Walker Cup, but Americans lead
Saturday, August 13, 2005
In the opening match of the day, Davies and teammate Nigel Edwards split their alternate shot match with the American team of Anthony Kim and Brian Hartman. Then, in the afternoon match play round, Davies dominated
"The match was even going into twelve, but Rhys really took control from there," said ETSU head coach Fred Warren, who is in
While Davies' provided a strong effort, it was not enough to give his Great Britian & Ireland squad an advantage, as the
The opportunity to play in the Walker Cup only continues to help Davies build an impressive amateur resume, and comes after a sophomore season at ETSU in which he was ranked in the Top 3 nationally throughout much of the season and enjoyed arguably the most successful individual season in ETSU golf history. Davies set Buccaneer records for individual championships (five), single-round score (63), and three-round score (199), while helping lead the Bucs to their 17th Southern Conference men's golf championship and finishing second on the individual leaderboard at the NCAA East Regional.