Davies, Shaw play well in first round at World Amateur Championship

Thursday, October 26, 2006

 

             STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (Oct. 26, 2006) - ETSU senior Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) and junior Gareth Shaw (Lisburn, Northern Ireland) fared well during first round play Thursday in the World Amateur Team Championships at the Stellenbosch Golf Club.

 

            Both Davies and Shaw posted scores of 1-over-par 73 to tie for 35th on the individual leaderboard, and both had their scores count toward their respective team total. Davies and the Welsh contingent are currently tied for 9th, while Shaw and his Irish teammates are tied for 16th.

 

            The 2006 World Amateur Team Championships will be played over the next four days with final round action set for Sunday. This year marks the first time the four-day event has been played in Africa. Each team consists of two or three golfers, with the two lowest individual scores of each day becoming the team's aggregate score. The teams from Wales and Ireland both have three players attending the event. The 72-hole event consist of 74 teams competing for the coveted Eisenhower Trophy.

 

            For more on the World Amateur Team Championship, visit ETSUBucs.com at the conclusion of each day's play.

Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
WGOLF Briar's Creek Invitational John's Island, S.C.
Mar 23 15th of 17
SB ETSU 0 5
Mar 24 Tennessee 10
BB ETSU 4 10
Mar 24 Radford 7
BB ETSU 3 Blacksburg, Va.
Mar 25 Virginia Tech 8
WTRACK Raleigh Relays Raleigh, N.C.
Mar 27 Results
MTRACK Raleigh Relays Raleigh, N.C.
Mar 27 Results
MTEN UNC Wilmington 1 Johnson City, Tenn.
Mar 27 ETSU 4
BB UNC-Greensboro 8 Johnson City, Tenn.
Mar 27 ETSU 6
MTRACK Raleigh Relays Raleigh, N.C.
Mar 28 Results
WTRACK Raleigh Relays Raleigh, N.C.
Mar 28 Results
BB UNC-Greensboro 7 Johnson City, Tenn.
Mar 28 ETSU 5
SB Chattanooga 11 6
Mar 28 ETSU 0
WTEN Mercer 0 Bristol, Tenn.
Mar 29 ETSU 7
MTEN Samford 2 Johnson City, Tenn.
Mar 29 ETSU 5
SB Chattanooga 5 Johnson City, Tenn.
Mar 29 ETSU 2
BB UNC-Greensboro 3 Johnson City, Tenn.
Mar 29 ETSU 5
SB Chattanooga 5 Johnson City, Tenn.
Mar 29 ETSU 4
BB Morehead St. 16 Johnson City, Tenn.
Mar 31 ETSU 9