Northwest Wisconsin golfer Charlie Danielson is turning heads at the P-G-A’s Northern Trust Open.
The University of Illinois senior from Osceola is tied for fifth place after the first round, shooting a four-under-par 67 on Thursday in Pacific Palisades, California.
Danielson, who qualified by winning a college showcase on Monday, is four strokes behind first-place Camilo Villegas.
Madison’s Steve Stricker and Pewaukee native Mark Wilson are both tied for 56th, after shooting even-par 71’s on Thursday.
A handful of players still have to finish their first rounds early Friday after darkness set in near the end of their opening round on Thursday.