Kyler Sauer, 30, of Thousand Oaks, Calif., is a third-generation firefighter for the city of Burbank. His father, Rich, was a captain for Ventura County, his uncle is a battalion chief for the same county and his grandfather, Gary, worked for the El Segundo department. Sauer, who has played in three USGA championships, reached the semifinals of the 2018 U.S. Mid-Amateur, losing to eventual champion Kevin O’Connell in 19 holes. He competed on the Mackenzie Tour as a professional before regaining his amateur status in 2017. At California State University-Northridge, Sauer was the 2014 Big West Conference runner-up. His father spent two years in the Milwaukee Brewers’ minor league system.