Player: Davis Bryant
University: Colorado State University
Graduation Year: 2023
Area of Study: Masters Sports Management
Soldier Honored: Roland E. Calderon-Ascencio
Is anticipated to return for his fifth season per NCAA COVID protocols in 2022-23... Begins Fall 2022 ranked second on the Rams’ career scoring chart, averaging 72.02 strokes in 115 career rounds played as well as second in career scoring versus par at +0.58 strokes per round... Is only the second player in program history with four seasons of less than +1.00 versus par (has done it all four years), joining AJ Ott (2016-21) who accomplished it in four of his five seasons, and four who have accomplished the mark three times
2021-22 (SENIOR): Played in all 12 tournaments for the Rams, leading CSU in scoring at 72.28 strokes per round (+0.78 versus par)... Earned All-Mountain West for his efforts on the year in leading CSU to a runner-up finish at the conference event and a berth in the NCAA Bryan Regional... Had 19 of his 36 rounds at par or better, including a team-best 10 in the 60s... Had one win, three top-five, three top-10 and six top-20 finishes... Took home his first collegiate title at the Paintbrush Invitational, finishing at 3-under 213 and leading CSU to its second consecutive team tournament win... Shot 3-under 69 and 4-under 68 in the first two rounds... That performance followed a runner-up finish at the Ram Masters Invitational under very difficult conditions on the opening day... Shot a 3-under 67 in the last round that helped solidify CSU's seventh straight win in the tournament... Placed fifth at the PING BYU Cougar Classic at a season-low 8-under 208... Also had an 8-under 208 at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic to tie for 11th... Tied for 12th at Mountain West Championship at 3-under 213, including a 3-under 69 in the second round, to help the Rams to second... Shot a season-low 6-under 66 in the final round of the National Invitational Tournament to finish at 3-under 213... Tied for 24th at the NCAA Bryan Regional... Won the prestigious 2022 Southwestern Amateur title after the season at Desert Mountain Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz. ... Also advanced to the match-play quarterfinals of the nationally-renowned North-South Amateur and was runner-up in the Colorado Golf Association Amateur.
2020-21 (JUNIOR): Played in all eight team events during the COVID-shortened season, finishing second in scoring at 72.50 strokes per round... Had 12 of his 24 rounds at par or better with one top-five and two-top 10 finishes... Opened the spring with a tie for seventh at The Prestige Individual tournament at 6-under 210, with all three rounds under par... Tied fof fitth at the Mountain West Championship with a 6-under 210, including a 3-under 69 in the second round... Shot a season-low 6-under 65 in the second round of the ASU Thunderbird Collegiate.
2019-20 (SOPHOMORE): Named GCAA Honorable Mention All-American and All-Region, as well as All-Mountain West… Led the Rams in scoring average at 70.67 strokes per round (-0.50 to par)… Had three top-five finishes…. Ended with 13 of 18 rounds at par or better, four in the 60s, and a win percentage of 88.3… Led CSU in scoring in two events on the season and finished the season ranked 39th by Golfstat and 53rd by Golfweek… Shot a team season-low and career-best 7-under 64 (tied for sixth lowest in program annals) in the opening round of the Saint Mary’s Invitational, part of a team season-low 17-under 267 (which also tied for the sixth lowest round versus par in school history)… Finished in a tie for third at Saint Mary’s to help the Rams to their third consecutive team victory in the fall… Tied for runner-up honors at the Ram Masters Invitational at 3-under 207, including a 4-under 66 in the second round, as part of the team win… Had a tie for 11th at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate at 2-under 208 with three rounds of par or better that all counted towards CSU earning co-champion honors… Posted a 3-under 213 at the Lamkin Grips San Diego Classic in the spring to tie for fifth.
2018-19 (FRESHMAN): Was fourth for CSU in scoring at 72.19 strokes per round (+0.76 to par) in 12 tournaments and 37 rounds played, having been in the lineup in every event… Had 16 rounds of par or better with eight in the 60s along with two top-10 and six top-20 tournament finishes… Led the team in counting scores at 86.5 percent (32/37) ... Best placing of the year was a tie for sixth at the Ram Masters Invitational at even-par 210 with his best a tie for sixth at the Ram Masters Invitational at even-par 210, helping CSU win its fifth straight team title in the event.… Finished seventh at the PING Cougar Classic, shooting a 6-under 210, including a 5-under 67 in the opening round... Shot a season-low 6-under 66 in the third round of the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate to tie for 13th… Tied his season low with a team-low final round at the 2019 NCAA Pullman Regional, shooting a 4-under 66 to tie for 27th at 4-under 206... Opened his collegiate career with a tie for 16th at the Carpet Capital Collegiate…
HIGH SCHOOL: The top ranked golfer and #54 in the Class of 2018 according to the National Junior Golf Scoreboard… Is also currently ranked #65 in the Golfweek Junior Ranking, #133 in the AJGA Polo ranking and #1778 in the World Amateur Golf Rankings… Qualified for the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship in 2015 and 2017 (Match Play Round of 64 in 2017)… Was the 2017 CHSAA Class 5A High School State Champion and High School Player of the Year… Won three 2017 Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado Major Championships (Junior PGA Championship, Junior Amateur Championship, and Tour Championship), earning him Junior Golf Alliance Colorado Player of the Year and Colorado Season Points Champion… 2015, 2016, and 2017 Centennial League Season Champion & All-Conference… Was a three-time Junior Americas Cup participant for Team Colorado, with his best finish a tie for ninth… Tied for 14th at the 2017 Junior PGA Championship… Made the cut for the 2017 Western Junior and tied for 43rd… Also had top-10 finishes at the 2017 AJGA PING Heather Farr Classic (T-9th) and 2016 AJGA Bass Pro Shops/Payne Stewart Junior Championship (T-2nd)… Was selected by The First Tee to Play in the 2015 Champions Tour Nature Valley First Tee Open.