Davis Johnson
Davis Johnson

Honors & Awards

  • Stampede at the Creek Champion (2024)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2022, 2023; Spring 2023)
  • Metro West Conference Champion (2021)

Sophomore (2023-24)
Davis Johnson produced the best tournament of his collegiate career by claiming medalist honors at the Stampede at the Creek in Omaha (April 8-9). Playing as an individual, Johnson fired a one-under-par 215 over three rounds on a par-72, 7,627-yard layout at Indian Creek Golf Course to edge teammate Quinn Yost by one stroke. Johnson's performance included a career-best 69 (-3) in the opening round, before adding rounds of 72 and 74 to hold off Yost for the title.

Johnson's performance in Omaha followed his first lineup appearance of the season for the Huskers at The Johnnie-O at Sea Island (March 11-12). He was Nebraska's No. 4 finisher on the 7,060-yard, par-72 layout of the Plantation Course at the Sea Island Golf Club in St. Simons Island, Ga., tying for 58th with a 222 (+6) that included rounds of 75, 72 and 75.

He earned his lineup spot of the season at the Hawkeye Invitational (April 13-14), where he tied for 69th with a three-rouond total of 221 (+8) on a par-71, 7,197-yard layout at the Finkbine Golf Course. Johnson opened the tournament with a 73, before managing a second-round 77 ahead of a strong final-round 71 to help the Huskers to a seventh-place finish in a 16-team field.

The sophomore from Chaska, Minn., competed outside the Husker lineup at the TPC Badger Individual at TPC Wisconsin (Oct. 1-2). He carded rounds of 80, 77 and 82 to finish in a tie for 20th at 229 (+13).

Johnson owns a 73.92 stroke average over 12 rounds on the season.

Freshman (2022-23)
Johnson made his debut as a true freshman at the Purdue Fall Invitational (West Lafayette, Ind.) Oct. 10-11. He tied for 36th with a three-hole tally of 231 (+15). 

At the Tiger Collegiate in Columbia, Mo., Johnson turned in his best performance of the season. He finished tied for 47th with a three-round score of 218 (+2), which included a two-under 71 in the second round, which helped Nebraska to its best round in school history (274, -14). 

Johnson then appeared in the Fighting Illini Spring Collegiate, where he finished tied for 40th. He accumulated a three-round score of 230 (78-75-77) at the Atkins Golf Club and its Par-71, 7,538-yard layout. 

He concluded his true freshman season at the Big Ten Championships in Galloway, N.J. He finished with a 157 (+15) in two rounds before the third round was cancelled due to rain. 

Johnson finished with a 76.00 stroke average in 11 rounds. 

Before Nebraska
Johnson took second as a senior at the 2021 Metro West Conference Championships, which included a four-under-par 68 in the opening round to help Chaska capture the team title with a nine-stroke victory over Minnetonka. Johnson was also named the 2021 Metro West Conference Player of the Year before helping Chaska to its seventh consecutive conference championship.

Johnson, who graduated from Chaska High School in 2021, chose to delay his enrollment after high school and spent the 2021-22 season in Arizona.

The son of Jeff and Lori Johnson, Davis was born Jan. 30, 2003. He is majoring in management and has earned three spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll.

Career Statistics

Year Rounds Strokes Average
2022-23 11 836 76.00
2023-24 12 887 73.92
Totals 23   1,723 74.91

Career Bests 
*Best Tournament Finish - 1st (Stampede at the Creek, 4/9/24)
Best Event (Strokes) - 215 (Stampede at the Creek, 4/9/24)
Low Round - 69 (Stampede at the Creek, 4/9/24)
Career Rounds Under Par - 2