Sunday, March 13, 2005
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, who was the first-round leader, finished the day tied atop the individual leaderboard with Coastal Carolina's Dustin Johnson and Notre Dame's Shane Sigsbee. Meanwhile, in the team competition, the Bucs are currently tied for 7th, 18 strokes back of first-place Coastal Carolina.
Along with Davies, other ETSU results included a tie for 15th by freshman Cian McNamara (Limerick, Ireland) and a 36th-place effort by senior Cennydd Mills (Cardiff, Wales). Freshman Gareth Shaw (Lisburn, Northern Ireland) and Noel Kavanagh (Westport, Ireland) are currently tied for 49th and 59th, respectively.
Third and final round play will wrap up on Monday. For results, see below.
Gen. Jim Hackler Invitational
TPC of Myrtle Beach -- Murrells, SC
Par: 72; Yardage: 6950
Sunday's Results - First & Second Round
||Rhys Davies, ETSU
||Dustin Johnson, Coast. Car
||Shane Sigsbee, Notre Dame
||Matt VanCleave, Kansas St.
||Tyler Brown, N. Florida
||Zack Byrd, Coast. Car
||Bobby Bennett, Purdue