Meichtry wins Long Beach Open, Schauffele low am

LONG BEACH, CALIF (July 31, 2011) -- Eric Meichtry of Murrieta fired a final round 66 to win the 2011 Long Beach Open by two strokes over a quartet of players.

Meichtry posted a total of 72-64-68-66--270.

San Diego's Xander Schuaffele was the low amateur with scores of 70-71-65-69--275 to tie for ninth place.

"It was a little more stress-free for me," said Schauffele. "I wasn't in the money; I was just trying to go as low as possible."

Schauffele, reigning CIF champion, will attend Long Beach State in the Fall

Amateur Issei Suenaga from Long Beach finished in a tie for 28th place with rounds of 71-68-70-70--279.

Other amateurs that made the cut included Bruce Doucett (69-74-70-75--288), Graham Brockington (73-66-76-74--289), Andrew Morgan (72-67-72-78--289), and Sephen Edman (73-69-74-75--291).

Results: Long Beach Open
T9CAXander SchauffeleSan Diego, CA30070-71-65-68--275
T28CAIssei SuenagaDove Canyon, CA10071-68-70-70--279
T61CABruce Doucett Jr.Riverside, CA4069-74-70-75--288
T63CAGraham BrockingtonLos Angeles, CA4073-66-76-74--289
T63CAAndrew MorganLong Beach, CA4072-67-72-78--289

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ABOUT THE Long Beach Open

**Cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Open to men professional golfers and 12 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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