Davies struggles during third round at U.S. Open

Saturday, June 19, 2010

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 19, 2010) - After a strong performance during Friday's second round at the U.S. Open, former ETSU All American Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) struggled during Saturday's third round, carding an 8-over-par 79 to fall into a tie for 72nd at the Pebble Beach Golf Links.

 

Davies' day included just one birdie on the fourth hole, while a double bogey and seven bogeys dropped him from a tie for 50th to his current standing. He presently sits at 14-over-par 227 for the tournament and will attempt to improve on those numbers during Sunday's final round.

 

It has been a memorable week for Davies, who made the cut for the first time in a major event after participating in the 2007 U.S. Open and the 2009 British Open.

 

For more on Davies' efforts at the U.S. Open, click on www.usopen.com.

 

For more on ETSU men's golf, visit ETSUBucs.com.

 

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