Long Beach Open: Matthew Schafer takes low amateur honors
06 Aug 2023
by Justin Golba of

see also: View results for Long Beach Open, El Dorado Park Golf Club, Matthew Schafer Rankings

Matthew Schafer shot 68-71-67-68 to finish T8 at 14-under to finish as the low amateur in the field at the El Dorado Park Golf Club in Long Beach, Calif.

Schafer started 4-under through his first holes in the first round and made 19 birdies, one eagle, and seven bogeys for his tournament.

Other amateurs in the field were Sebastian Vallejo, who finished T18 at 12-under, Torey Edwards, who finished T27 at 10-under, and Patrick Pockels and Brennon Fahrny, who both finished T46 at 6-under.

Charles Porter was the overall winner, shooting a blistering 28-under and winning by an impressive nine shots. Of the golfers that made the cut, only three golfers finished their tournament over par.

Joe Fryer and Brad Reeves finished T2 at 19-under.

Results: Long Beach Open
T8CAMatthew SchaferLong Beach, CA30068-71-67-68=274
T18CASebastian VallejoLong Beach, CA15066-70-69-71=276
T27CATorey EdwardsLong Beach, CA10067-71-71-69=278
T46CAPatrick PockelsHuntington Beach, CA4067-72-70-73=282
T46CABrannon FahrnyAnaheim, CA4068-73-77-64=282

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ABOUT THE Long Beach Open

Open to men professional golfers and 9 amateurs that have earned exemptions through the Long Beach Golf Festival’s qualification standards. Format is 72 holes of aggregate stroke play, with a 36-hole cut to the low 60 professionals and ties, as well as the low 6 amateurs and ties. If such a cut includes more than 70 professionals, there will also be a 54-hole cut.

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