Daniel Semmler earns Low-Am honors at Northern California Open
SEASIDE, Calif. — Daniel Semmler of Belmont, Calif. capped off an impressive week at the Northern California Open, earning low amateur honors and finishing in a tie for fourth place.
Semmler followed up his stellar opening round 66 with a pair of 1-under par 71s to finish at 8-under par total and four shots behind the eventual winner, Xander Schauffele, who finished his senior year at San Diego State in May.
Schuaffele, a former California State Amateur champion, posted a final round 65 to climb from three shots behind and win by one shot over Brian Thompson. Schuaffele’s phenomenal round was capped off with a clutch eagle at the par-5 18th hole.
Nine amateurs made the 36-hole cut in the event consisting of predominately professional players.