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Davies to make third Palmer Cup appearance starting Thursday
Wednesday, June 28, 2006
GLASGOW, Scotland (June 28, 2006) - ETSU junior Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) and his European teammates will play in the 10th Palmer Cup Thursday and Friday at the 6,544-yard, par 71 Prestwick Golf Club. It will mark Davies' third appearance in the event, an annual Ryder Cup-style competition between American collegiate golfers and their counterparts from
European head coach Peter Mattsson will direct a team that includes Davies, as well as Oscar Floren of Texas Tech, Mark Haastrup of Georgia State, Stephen Lewton of N.C. State, Joost Luiten of Randstad Topsport Academie Rotterdam, Pablo Martin of Oklahoma State and Richard Ramsey of Stirling.
"We have players with a wide range of abilities from across
The American squad will include Baylor's Ryan Baca, Duke's Ryan Blaum, Georgia Tech'sRoberto Castro and Kevin Larsen,
Davies, a two-time PING First-Team All-American who is ETSU's all-time leader in victories with seven, holds a Palmer Cup record of
Caņizares, a senior from
To keep up with the latest news from the 2006 Palmer Cup, visit the following link http://gcaa.collegiategolf.com/files/gcaa/2006pc_index.html, or visit ETSUBucs.com at the conclusion of play each day.