MG: DeSantis tied for second after day two at PGA WEST
Won four varsity letters at Carlsbad High School where he was coached by former Aztec golfer Jason Puterbaugh ... Earned first-team all-Avocado West League accolades all four years and was twice named conference player of the year ... Also received all-CIF and all-North County recognition ... Served as team captain ... Graduated with honors.
As An Amateur
Advanced to match play at the 2013 U.S. Public Links Championships in Lorton, Va. ... Captured medalist honors at the 2012 Toyota Tour Cup at Sycuan ... Also finished in the runner-up position at the 2012 Callaway/Scholastic Junior Golf Championship at Morgan Run Club and Resort ... Competed in the 2010 U.S. Amateur at the age of 15 ... Holds the single-round scoring record of 64 in the 13-14 age group at the Callaway World Junior Championship.
Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada ... Son of Paul DeSantis and Laura McGee ... Father played collegiate soccer at USC ... Enjoys listing to music and going to the beach ... Lists Tim Tebow as his favorite athlete ... Also drew interest from Colorado, Oregon, Oregon State, Pepperdine, Virginia and Washington during the recruiting process ... Undecided on a major.