Davies, Europeans relinquish Palmer Cup to United States

MOSEL, Wis. (June 9, 2005) - It was a tough day for East Tennessee State sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) and his European teammates, as the United States took a 14-10 victory over Europe to regain one of amateur golf's most prestigious prizes Thursday in the Palmer Cup presented by Monster at the Whistling Straits The Irish....


Davies, Europeans tied with Americans at Palmer Cup

MOSEL, Wis. (June 8, 2005) - East Tennessee State sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) halved his singles match with New Mexico's Spencer Levin in a matchup of two of the nation's top three collegiate players, as the United States and Europe battled to a 6-6 tie after Wednesday's play in the Palmer Cup presented by Monster at the Whistline Straits The Irish....


Men's golf 2004-05 season wrap-up

The East Tennessee State University men's golf team returned to a familiar place in 2005, winning a record 17th Southern Conference Championship and making yet another trip to the NCAA regionals. For the tradition-rich program, it was the first SoCon Championship in four years, ending the longest such streak in Hall of Fame head coach Fred Warren 's 19 years at ETSU. ...


ETSU's Davies named to GCAA PING All-America First Team

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (June 4, 2005) - The Golf Coaches Association of America named East Tennessee State sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) to its PING First-Team All-America squad on Saturday....


Davies posts 1-over-par 71, does not make cut for final round at NCAAs

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (June 3, 2005) - East Tennessee State sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) fired his best round so far in the NCAA Championships, posting a 1-over-par 71 during third round play Friday at the Caves Valley Golf Club....


Davies named SGA National Amateur of the Month for May

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 2, 2005) - East Tennessee State sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) has been named National Amateur of the Month for May by the Southern Golf Association. Davies earned the honor on the strength of two standout performances during the month....


Davies battling tough course conditions, fires 74 at NCAA Championships

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (June 2, 2005) - East Tennessee State sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) posted a 4-over 74 during second round play in the NCAA Championships Thursday at the Caves Valley Golf Club. The four-round, four-day event will continue on Friday with third round play....


Davies opens first round of NCAA Championships with 5-over 75

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (June 1, 2005) - East Tennessee State sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) fired a 5-over-par 75 during first round play in the NCAA Championships Wednesday at the Caves Valley Golf Club. The four-round, four-day event will continue on Thursday with second round play....


Davies set to open play at NCAA Championships

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (May 31, 2005) - East Tennessee State sophomore golfer Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) will take his hopes of a national title to the NCAA Championships beginning Wednesday at the Caves Valley Golf Club. The four-round event will conclude on Saturday....


Davies to forgo British Amateur; will play in NCAA Championship

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 22, 2005) - East Tennessee State sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) announced on Sunday that he will accept an invitation to compete as an individual at the NCAA Championships June 1-4 at the Caves Valley Golf Club near Baltimore, Md....


Buc golfers just miss NCAA invite, Davies finishes second

KINGSTON SPRINGS, Tenn. (May 21, 2005) - For the 2004-05 East Tennessee State University men's golf team, a championship season came to an end with a near miss Saturday in the NCAA East Regional at the Golf Club of Tennessee....


Davies leads, Bucs 6th at NCAA East Regional

KINGSTON SPRINGS, Tenn. (May 20, 2005) - Heading into the final day of play at the NCAA East Regional, the East Tennessee State University men's golf team is in good position as it vies for a spot in the NCAA Championships....


Bucs currently 8th, Davies 5th at NCAA East Regional

KINGSTON SPRINGS, Tenn. (May 19, 2005) - Even though thunderstorms caused a delay and kept some of the East Tennessee State University men's golf team from completing their first round of play, the Bucs are currently eighth on the team leaderboard following Thursday's play in the first round of the NCAA East Regional at the Golf Club of Tennessee....


ETSU golfers set to open play at NCAA East Regional

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (May 18, 2005) - The East Tennessee State University men's golf team will open play in the NCAA East Regional at the Golf Club of Tennessee on Thursday. The event will begin with first round play, followed by the second and third rounds on Friday and Saturday....


Davies captures record fifth title, Buc golfers finish second

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 10, 2005) - Make it five championships for East Tennessee State sophomore golfer Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales). By firing a 73 on Tuesday in the final round of the UK Derby Invitational at the University Club of Kentucky's Big Blue Course, Davies finished at 10-under for the event and captured the individual title by three strokes over Kentucky's John Holmes. The victory marks an ETSU record fifth individual championship for Davies during the 2004-05 season. ...


Davies fires record 63, leads at UK Derby Invitational

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 9, 2005) - In what the East Tennessee State men's golf team hopes is a tune up for the NCAA East Regionals later this month, sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) showed Monday that he's certainly primed for his first trip to the national tournament....


ETSU men's golf to compete in NCAA East Regional

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 9, 2005) - The NCAA Men's Golf Selection Committee announced Monday that the East Tennessee State University men's golf team will compete as part of the field in the NCAA East Regional, which is scheduled to be played May 19-21 at the Golf Club of Tennessee located in Franklin, Tenn....


ETSU's Davies earns yet another SoCon honor

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 3, 2005) - Southern Conference golfers have to be glad to see ETSU sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) and the rest of the Buccaneers head to the Atlantic Sun Conference at the end of this season....


Davies to play for Europe again at Palmer Cup

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 20, 2005) - One day after leading the East Tennessee State University men's golf team to a Southern Conference championship and a berth in the NCAA Regionals, the good news continued for sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales)....


ETSU MEN'S GOLF CAPTURES SOCON TITLE

DAVIDSON, N.C. (April 19, 2005) - Powered by a dominating individual effort from sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales), the East Tennessee State University men's golf team said goodbye to the Southern Conference in style Tuesday at the River Run Country Club, finishing three strokes ahead of second-place Georgia Southern and capturing their 12th SoCon Championship in the last 17 years....


Davies still leads, Bucs one stroke back at SoCon

DAVIDSON, N.C. (April 18, 2005) - With one round to play, the East Tennessee State men's golf team finds itself just one stroke back of team-leading Davidson following Monday's second round play in the Southern Conference Championships at the River Run Country Club....


Davies leads, team second at SoCon Men's Golf Championships

DAVIDSON, N.C. (April 17, 2005) - Sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) fired a 4-under-par 68 to capture the first round lead at the Southern Conference Men's Golf Championships Sunday at the River Run Country Club....


ETSU men's golf ready for SoCon Championships

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 16, 2005) - The East Tennessee State University men's golf team hopes to return to the top at the Southern Conference Championships, which begin with first round play Sunday at the River Run Country Club in Charlotte, N.C. Second and third round play will follow on Monday and Tuesday....


ETSU men finish 14th at The Intercollegiate

RALEIGH, N.C. (April 9, 2005) - In an abbreviated event that was cut short due to weather issues and scheduling conflicts at the golf course, the East Tennessee State University men's golf team completed second round play Saturday to finish 14th in the Courtyard by Marriott Intercollegiate hosted by N.C. State at the Devils Ridge Golf Club's Black Course. The tournament's third round was cancelled....


ETSU men currently tied for 13th at The Intercollegiate

RALEIGH, N.C. (April 8, 2005) - With severe weather causing the postponement of Friday's second round and scheduling conflicts causing the the cancellation of Saturday's third round, the East Tennessee State University men's golf team currently finds itself tied for 13th on the team leaderboard in the Courtyard by Marriott Intercollegiate hosted by N.C. State at the Devils Ridge Golf Club's Black Course. The tournament will conclude with the completion of second round play on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m....


Davies named Southern Conference Golfer of the Month

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 5, 2005) - ETSU's Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) has been named the co-Southern Conference Men's Golfer of the Month for the month of March. Davies picked up two individual medals in March. A sophomore from Bridgend, Wales, Davies won the Seminole Intercollegiate on March 8, shooting a nine-under-par 207 which included a 67 on day two. He followed up the win with the title at the Gen. Jim Hackley Invitational on March 14, carding a two-under-par 214 en route to the win....


ETSU men finish tied for 4th at Augusta State Invitational

AUGUSTA, Ga. (April 3, 2005) - The East Tennessee State University men's golf team enjoyed one of their most respectable outings of the 2004-05 season, matching their best team finish of the year with a tie for fourth Sunday in the Augusta State Invitational at the Forest Hills Golf Club....


Davies leads ETSU men to top spot after one round at ASU Invitational

AUGUSTA, Ga. (April 2, 2005) - Despite wind gusts of 35 mph which led to the postponement of second round play, the East Tennessee State University men's golf team maintained its composure and overcame the elements to grab the top spot on the team leaderboard after first round play Saturday in the Augusta State Invitational at the Forest Hills Golf Club. ...


ETSU golfers begin final stretch at Cleveland Golf Classic

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 1, 2005) - After a three week hiatus, the East Tennessee State University men's golf team returns to action this weekend at the Cleveland Golf Classic in Augusta, Ga. First and second play begins on Saturday, April 2, followed by third round play on Sunday, April 3. ...


Warren-Greene Golf Center garners award from Tri-Cities Chapter of Associated General Contractors

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 1, 2005) - The Tri-Cities Branch of the Association of General Contractors of Tennessee recently awarded its 2004 Construction Project of the Year honor to the Warren-Greene Golf Center located on the campus of East Tennessee State University....


Davies named as semifinalist for Ben Hogan Award

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 28, 2005) - East Tennessee State sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) continues to put his name on some very prestigious lists....


Davies named SoCon Golfer of the Week again

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 16, 2005) - The good news keeps coming for East Tennessee State's Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales)....


Davies wins second straight tournament, Bucs finish 7th

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (March 14, 2005) - Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) did it again. Firing a three-round score of 2-under-par 214, Davies captured the individual championship at the Gen. Jim Hackler Invitational Monday at the TPC of Myrtle Beach. For Davies, it was his third collegiate individual title and his second in two weeks, after having won the Seminole Intercollegiate championship just eight days ago back on March 6. ...


Davies leads at Gen. Jim Hackler Invitational

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (March 13, 2005) - Freshman Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) fired a 1-under-par 143 Sunday, leading the East Tennessee State University men's golf team to a 7th-place finish after two rounds in the Gen. Jim Hackler Invitational hosted by Coastal Carolina University at the TPC of Myrtle Beach....


Davies, Barton team up to sweep SoCon GOTW honors

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 10, 2005) - Sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) and junior Ashley Barton (Seffner, Fla.) made it a clean sweep for the East Tennessee State University men's and women's golf programs, as both were named Southern Conference Golfers of the Week for the week ending Oct. 10....


Davies wins again in '04-05, Bucs finish 8th at Seminole Intercollegiate

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (March 8, 2005) - Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) left little doubt. Shooting a 1-under-par 71 on Tuesday, the East Tennessee State sophomore golfer recorded his third straight sub-par round, finishing with a 9-under 207 en route to capturing the individual championship at the Seminole Intercollegiate. It was the second individual title of 2004-05 for Davies - his fourth Top 3 finish in five events this season - and the 207 was a career-best, three-round score for the sophomore. ...


Davies takes sole possession of first place at Seminole Intercollegiate

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (March 7, 2005) - Despite losing one player to illness and having another struggle, sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) was once again the good news story for the East Tennessee State's men's golf team Monday at the Seminole Intercollegiate....


Davies currently tied for first, ETSU ninth at Seminole Intercollegiate

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (March 6, 2005) - Firing a 3-under-par 69 during Sunday's first round at the Golden Eagle Country Club, ETSU sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) finds himself currently tied with Virginia's Kevin O'Connell atop the individual leaderboard at the Seminole Intercollegiate. Davies is going for his second individual title of the 2004-05 season, after having captured the Carpet Capital Colleigate championship back in November. ...


ETSU men finish 8th at Puerto Rico Classic

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 1, 2005) - East Tennessee State University sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) and freshman Gareth Davis (Lisburn, Northern Ireland) fired 4-under-par 68s during the third and final round Tuesday in the Puerto Rico Classic at the Westin Rio Mar Golf Club....


McNamara fires 68, Bucs move up at Puerto Rico Classic

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (Feb. 28, 2005) - Freshman Cian McNamara (Limerick, Ireland) fired another sub-70 round with a 68 on Monday in the second round of the Puerto Rico Classic, which is being played at the Westin Rio Mar Golf Club....


Bucs currently 11th after first round at Puerto Rico Classic

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (Feb. 27, 2005) - Freshman Cian McNamara (Limerick, Ireland) fired the best round of his young college career with a 3-under-par 69 to lead all East Tennessee State golfers in the first round of the Puerto Rico Classic played Sunday at the Westin Rio Mar Golf Club. McNamara's efforts powered the Bucs to an 11th-place finish in an extremely strong 17-team field after day one....


ETSU men's golf to open spring season at Puerto Rico Classic

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2005) -- The East Tennessee State University men's golf team will begin its quest to return to the top of the Southern Conference and the top of the national polls on Sunday, when they tee off in San Juan, Puerto Rico at the Puerto Rico Classic. The three-round, three-day event will wrap up on Tuesday, March 1....


Davies named to Ben Hogan Award Watch List

NORMAN, Okla. (Feb. 17, 2005) - East Tennessee State University sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) has been named to the watch list for the 2005 Ben Hogan Award, which recognizes the top amateur player in college golf. ...


Davies finishes fall season ranked sixth in country

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 4, 2004) - After one of the most impressive individual fall efforts in East Tennessee State University men's golf history, sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) will enter the 2005 spring season as one of the top-ranked golfers in the nation....


ETSU men's golf signs Irish star Rory McIlroy

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 29, 2004) - East Tennessee State University men's golf coach Fred Warren announced on Monday the signing of Holywood, Northern Ireland, native Rory McIlroy to a National Letter of Intent to play golf for the Buccaneers beginning in 2005-06....


Davies captures first collegiate title, Bucs finish fourth at Carpet Capital Collegiate

ROCKY FACE, Ga. (Nov. 7, 2004) - In his previous two tournaments of the fall season, Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) finished second and tied for third. This weekend, he finally came out on top....


Davies fires 2-under 70, Bucs move up two spots at Carpet Capital Collegiate

ROCKY FACE, Ga. (Nov. 6, 2004) - East Tennessee State sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) fired a 2-under-par 70 Saturday, helping power the Buccaneers to a team score of 298 - seven strokes better than their score of 305 on Friday - and an eighth-place standing after two rounds of the Carpet Capital Collegiate at the Farm Golf Club....


ETSU men's golf currently tied for 10th at Carpet Capital

ROCKY FACE, Ga. (Nov. 5, 2004) - The East Tennessee State University men's golf team began their final tournament of the fall season tied for 10th Friday in the Carpet Capital Intercollegiate being played at The Farm Golf Club this weekend....


World Amateur Championships final round cancelled

RIO GRANDE, P.R. (Oct. 30, 2004) - Due to inclement weather the final round of the Wolrd Amateur Championships has been cancelled. Buccaneer golfer Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) finished tied for 25th place at the World Amateur Championships from Rio Mar Country Club after three rounds of play in the event. Finishing Saturday's round at even par, including a two-under par back nine, Davies was among the top contenders through all three rounds of the event....


Davies tied for 24th after three rounds in World Amateur event

RIO GRANDE, P.R. (Oct. 30, 2004) - Buccaneer golfer Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) is currently in a three-way tie for 24th place at the World Amateur Championships from Rio Mar Country Club after three rounds of play in the four-round event. Finishing Saturday's round at even par, including a two-under par back nine, Davies continues to stay among the leaders of the event....


Davies competes at World Amateur Championships

RIO GRANDE, P.R. (Oct. 29, 2004) - East Tennessee State University sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) is in a seven-way tie for 19th after two rounds of the World Amateur Team Golf Championships from Rio Mar Country Club in Rio Grande, P.R....


Davies, ETSU men enjoy strong showing at Coca-Cola Tournament of Champions

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 19, 2004) - One day after matching a school record with a second-round score of 64, ETSU sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) fired another under-par round with a 70 on the final day of the Coca-Cola Tournament of Champions at the Holston Hills Country Club....


ETSU's Davies fires record 64 to finish tied for second at Coca-Cola Tournament of Champions

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 18, 2004) - After one round at the Coca-Cola Tournament of Champions, ETSU sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) needed something to brighten his day. He got just what he was hoping for in the form of blustery winds and rain, reminding him of his home back in Wales....


Davies powers ETSU to fourth-place finish at Franklin Street Partners Invitational

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Oct. 10, 2004) - East Tennessee State University sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) posted a final round 73 and finished with a total score of 7-under-par 208 Sunday, placing himself third on the individual leaderboard and helping power the Buccaneer men's golf team to a fourth place finish in the Franklin Street Partners Invitational at the UNC Finley Golf Course....


ETSU's Davies leads after two rounds at Franklin Street Partners Invitational

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Oct. 9, 2004) - Thanks to a second-straight, sub-70 round, East Tennessee State sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) holds a one-stroke lead on the individual leaderboard heading into Sunday's final round play in the Franklin Street Partners Invitational at the par-72 UNC Finley Golf Course....


Davies one stroke off lead as ETSU men's golf opens play at Franklin Street Partners Invitational

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Oct. 8, 2004) - Sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) fired a career best 5-under-par 67 to power the East Tennessee State University men's golf team on the first day of play in the Franklin Street Partners Invitational Friday at the par-72 UNC Finley Golf Course....


Tennessee sweeps team, individual honors at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at The Ridges

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (September 12, 2004) - Tennessee's Philip Pettitt may be a freshman, but he certainly looked like a savvy veteran in the final round of his first collegiate event Sunday at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at The Ridges. ...


Kim, Oklahoma take lead at Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at The Ridges

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (September 11, 2004) - Oklahoma's Anthony Kim ended his freshman season as winner of the Phil Mickelson Award, which is given annually to the nation's top freshman player. Now a sophomore, Kim picked up where he left off Saturday at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at The Ridges....


Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at The Ridges boasts impressive field once again

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (September 8, 2004) - In its previous six years of play, the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at The Ridges has hosted some of the best teams and individual players in college golf. This year will not be any different. ...


ETSU dedicates new Warren-Greene Golf Center

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 19, 2004) - At a 5 p.m. "tee time" today, the dedication ceremony for the new Warren-Greene Golf Center at East Tennessee State University honored the achievements of three men who have made significant contributions to the ETSU golf program. ...


ETSU's Davies helps Europe to victory at Palmer Cup

BALLYBUNION, IRELAND (Aug. 9, 2004) - East Tennessee State University sophomore Rhys Davies (Brigend, Wales) won three out of his four matches over the weekend, helping the European team to a 14.5 to 9.5 victory over the United States in the Palmer Cup presented by Monster, a Ryder Cup-style competition played Aug. 6-7 at the Ballybunion Golf Club in County Kerry, Ireland. ...


ETSU's Davies helps Europe to early lead at Palmer Cup

BALLYBUNION, IRELAND (Aug. 6, 2004) - East Tennessee State University sophomore Rhys Davies (Brigend, Wales) won twice on Friday, helping the European team to an early lead over the United States in the Palmer Cup presented by Monster, a Ryder Cup-style competition being played this weekend at the Ballybunion Golf Club in County Kerry, Ireland. ...