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09/03/2016

Irish Open With Emphatic Win At The Kickoff Challenge

Freshman John Felitto claimed medalist honors after a record-setting performance.

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Top Irish individual at: Mobile Sports, Clemson Inv. and ACC Championships
  • Best finishes: T-7th at the Clemson Invitational (T-7th, +2) // T-8th at Mobile Sports (213, -3), T-23rd at Schenkel (215, -1) // T-8th at ACC Championships (207, -9)
  • Low 54-hole score of -9 tied for fourth lowest tournament score all-time in program history. His 207, -9, was the best score at the ACC Championships for an Irish player in program history.
  • Low round of 68 – 3rd Rounds at both Badger Invitational and ACC Championships
  • Co-led team with three top-10 finishes, including the last two tournaments. Also nabbed four top-25 finishes – all of which came in the spring
  • Produced the third lowest stroke average on the team at 72.48. Was the sixth lowest all-time in program history
  • Finished +19 vs par on the year
  • Four of his last six rounds were under par
  • Recorded the second best spring average with 72.24. Was +6 vs par on the spring
  • Currently ranks 1st all-time in career stroke average at 72.85

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Competed in eight tournaments, including every spring event.
  • Had one top-five finish, one top-10 finish, and two top-25 finishes.
  • Finished first among his teammates in three events: The Maui Jim Invitational (Sept. 23-25), Schenkel Invitational (March 17-19) and the Seattle U Redhawk Invitational (April 3-4).
  • Had a top-10 finish at Chambers Bay, site of the Seatte U Redhawk Inivitational, with a 215 (+3).
  • Went 3-0, including winning the championship-clinching match on the 18th hole, as the Irish claimed the Yestingsmeier Match Play event (Feb. 13-14).
  • Tied for fourth place at the Battle of the Warren (April 15) for his best finish of the season, scoring a 146 (+6).

 

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Ranked as the No. 1 Maryland player according to Golfweek, and #50 in Class of 2016.
  • Tied for fourth at the 2015 Middle Atlantic Amateur Tournament.
  • Led the Washington team to victory at the 2015 Baltimore-Washington Junior Team Match.
  • Tied for fourth at 2015 Maryland State Junior Amateur.
  • Placed second at 2015 Middle Atlantic Junior Amateur.
  • Finished second at 2015 The Optimist Junior Championship.
  • Won the 2014 FCWT at Duke University.
  • Won the 2014 WMGA Bob Riley Memorial Tournament with a final round three-under par 69.
  • Semi-finalist at 95th WMGA Metropolitan Amateur in 2014.
  • Selected to represent Maryland in the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Junior Invitational.
  • Tied for third at the 2014 AJGA Philadelphia Junior Tournament.
  • Was the 2014 Congressional Country Club Junior Club Champion.
  • Tied for third at the 2014 Maryland State Junior Amateur Tournament.
  • Earned 2014 Washington Post All-Met Honorable Mention honors.
  • Medalist at 2014 D.C. Scholastic Golf Association Championships, leading Georgetown Prep to first-place team finish.
  • Second at 2014 AJGA Preseason at The Foundry.
  • Won the 2014 IJGT Capitol Challenge at Westfields with one-under final round 70.
  • Awarded Player of the Year, All-American Honors on Pinehurst's Winternational Junior Tour in 2014.
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

Lamb's Career Statistics:

Year Tournaments Rounds Count Strokes Avg. Top Rd Top 36 Top 54 Top Finish (Field)- Event
2016-17 9 25 16/20 1,830 73.20 68 (-3) 141 (-1) 212 (-1)  4th (Battle at the Warren)
2017-18 8 23 17/20 1,667 72.48 68 (-4) 207 (-9) T-7th (Clemson Invitational)
Career 17 48 33/40 3,497 72.85 68 (-4) 141 (-1) 207 (-9) 4th ('17 Battle at the Warren)

Davis Lamb
Davis  Lamb

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Potomac, MD

High School:
Georgetown Preparatory School

Height:
6-0

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