Hansen reaches semifinals at Northern California golf amateur event

Recently graduated Morro Bay High golf standout Matt Hansen upset the top seed at the Northern California Golf Association Amateur Championships before falling in the semifinals at Spyglass Hill Golf Course.

The eighth-seeded Hansen — a Los Osos native and incoming freshman at UC Davis — ousted 51-year-old Randy Haag 2 and 1 in the quarterfinals. He then lost to Scott Hardy, 34, in the semifinal round 3 and 2.

Hardy, a two-time Mid-Amateur semifinalist, will face John Catlin in today’s 36-hole final.