Davis Qualifies For U.S. Amateur

Published 12:02 pm Thursday, July 7, 2022

DECATUR, Ala. – Harrison Davis, a rising junior at Mississippi State, finished third in the U.S. Amateur Qualifier played at Burningtree Country Club, earning a berth in the 122nd edition of the prestigious tournament.


Davis shot 8-under over two rounds on July 5 to qualify. He was three strokes back of the co-leaders and one stroke ahead of the first alternate.

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The Fort Payne, Alabama, native shot 67 in both rounds. He picked up most of his strokes on the back nine in his opening round. After carding a birdie on Hole 9, Davis birdied Holes 11, 13 and 16 to finish 4-under on his first trip through the course.


Davis overcame an early setback in his second round when he bogeyed Hole 4. However, he immediately responded with a birdie off the next tee and picked up another on Hole 7 to sit 1-under at the turn. Back-to-back birdies on 13 and 14 gave him a chance to secure his bid to the U.S. Amateur, and he sealed it with a double birdie on Hole 16.


The 122nd U.S. Amateur is scheduled for August 15-21 in Paramus, New Jersey. The tournament will be hosted by The Ridgewood Country Club and Arcola Country Club. Two stroke-play rounds of 18 holes will take place on August 15-16 before the field is cut to 64 for match play.


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