Player: Davis Chatfield

2021-Davis Chatfield
Hometown: Attleboro, MA
University: University of Notre Dame
Area of Study: Film & Television
Expected Graduation: 2022
Soldier Honored: Timothy D. Roos

ENIOR SEASON (2020-21) *Spring season only

  • 2021 Ping DI All-Region Team selection

  • Was 1-of-5 lineup regulars who spearheaded Notre Dame’s first team NCAA Regional appearance since 2012.

  • Averaged 71.62 strokes per round, which checks in as the fifth lowest in program history.

  • Chatfield and Palmer Jackson reached the semifinal round at the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball event, defeating five former USGA champs along the way.

  • Boasts the 2nd lowest career stroke average in program history with 71.79.

  • Produced four top-25 finishes, with his best being 11th place at the Stitch Intercollegiate.

  • Played a total of 21 rounds, finishing two-under-par – the best aggregate on the team.

  • Lowest tournament score of the year was a 208 (-8) – at Stitch. Chatfield helped his team to a 2nd place showing as the Irish shot 39-under-par, marking the second-lowest team score in program history.

  • Finished 16th at the NCAA Stillwater Regional in his first postseason appearance. Carded a 218 (+2).

JUNIOR SEASON (2019-20) *Cut short due to Covid-19 in March

  • Was 1-of-the-5 regular Irish lineup members in the fall whom spearheaded the record-breaking four tournament title wins in five events and a top-10 national ranking.

  • Contributing member to the 2019-20 squad who set a new program record for season stroke average with 282.26 strokes per round.

  • Posted what would have been the second lowest season stroke average in program history at 70.75 strokes/round. *Only played 16 rounds and needed 18 to qualify.

  • Finished at 11-under par overall on the year, averaging 212.0 strokes per tournament.

  • Boasted an impressive second round average of 69.6 strokes.

  • Sealed the team victory at the Fighting Irish Classic with a clutch-par putt on the 18th Chatfield achieved his best showing of the year – fourth place with a 208 (-5).

  • In addition, Chatfield carded a second round seven-under par (64) at the Fighting Irish Classic, which tied the lowest score in program history.

  • Tallied a final round 66 (-6) at the Badger Invitational, recording four consecutive birdies on holes 13-16 to finish in a tie for sixth place.

  • Earned four top-25 finishes, two top-10s and one top-five.

  • Lone Irish golfer to count every round towards team score, going a perfect 16-for-16.

  • Tallied seven rounds under-par with an additional five at even-par.

  • Averaged 7.7 strokes behind the tournament leader.


  • Ping Division I All-Midwest Team

  • Qualified for match play at the U.S. Amateur at Pebble Beach. Chatfield then defeated Ryan Smith to advance to the Round of 32.

  • Only competed in the fall where he posted the lowest stroke average on the team with a 71.07.

  • Finished under-par for three of the five tournaments played and ultimately finished five-under par for the fall.

  • Produced four top-25 finishes.

  • Best finish came at the Northern Intercollegiate, where he recorded a fourth place showing.

  • Shot eight-under par (205) at the Fighting Irish Classic in a 13th place effort. His eight-under was the second lowest 54-hole score on the year and ranked eighth all-time.

  • 14 of his 15 rounds counted toward the team score (.933)

  • Shot nine rounds under par and one at even-par.


  • Top Irish individual at both the Fighting Irish Classic & K-State Bighorn Invitational

  • Best finishes: 3rd at Fighting Irish Classic (205, -5) // T-14th at K-State (211, -5) // T-12th at ACC Championships (208, -8) // T-21st at Badger (215, -1)

  • Earned one top-10 finish & four in the top-25

  • Shot a round low of 67 twice – 2nd Rd at Badger & 1st Rd at ACC Championships

  • Shot a 54-hole low of 208 at ACC Championships

  • Finished four tournaments under par

  • Averaged 72.75 strokes per round – 9th lowest all-time in program history

  • Second most consistent Irish player with 28 of his 32 rounds counting (.875)

  • Produced the second most rounds under par on the team with 13, including six in the 60’s

High School:

  • Graduated from Bishop Feehan High

  • Lettered four years in golf under head coach Arthur Anderson

  • Career Highlight: Winning team and individual states junior year

  • Recorded a 33.6 nine-hole average in his senior year

  • Named a Boston Globe All-Star, Boston Herald All-Star, Eastern Athletic Conference All-Star and a Sun Chronicle All-Star

  • Finished second at the 2017 World Series of Junior Golf and second at the Hornblower Memorial

  • Achieved first place finishes at the 2016 Rhode Island Amateur, the World Series of Golf and the Attleboro Open

  • In 2015, won the Rhode Island Junior Amateur

  • Made cut at the Northeast Amateur Invitational

  • On the Honor Roll, along with being in both the Math & French Honor Societies


  • Son of Stephen Chatfield & Anna Ison-Chatfield

  • Has two older brothers

  • Favorite hobby is going to the gym

  • Favorite athlete is Tiger Woods

  • Future career plans include becoming a professional golfer

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