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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 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)
Career 9 25 16/20 1,830 73.20 68 (-3) 141 (-1) 212 (-1) 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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