David McDaniel fires his way out of a bunker on the 17th hole at the U.S. Open Local Qualifier at Tucson National, Wednesday, May 8, 2013, Tucson, Ariz. Photo by Kelly Presnell / Arizona Daily Star

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One of the rising stars of Tucson golf in the last 20 years, McDaniel, a Canyon del Oro High and UA golfer, won five consecutive City Amateur titles from 2006-10. A back injury prevented him from playing regularly. 

Sports columnist for the Arizona Daily Star.