PARAMUS, NJ – Ryan Davis of Berkeley Heights and a rising junior at Penn State University won the 116th Met Amateur Championship, Sunday at Arcola Country Club in Paramus, posting a 2-and-1 victory over Christian Cavaliere of Mahopac to claim the MGA’s oldest title in his first-ever appearance in the event.
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“It absolutely means the world to me right now,” said Davis. “It’s my last tournament until I go back to school, so it’s nice to end on a good note. This is such a prestigious championship, so to get my name on here is something pretty special.”
With the victory, Davis earns 275 points in the yearlong race for the MGA Jerry Courville Sr. Player of the Year Award. The win also earns Davis an exemption into next year’s Met Amateur and Ike MGA Stroke Play Championship Presented by Callaway.