The North Oaks, Minn., native survived both stages of qualifying to earn his first U.S. Open start. He shot 11-under 133 in final qualifying at Old Chatham Club, and was the medalist in his local qualifier at the University of Texas Golf Club with a 65. Capan teamed with Ben Wong to win the 2017 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club's Course No. 2. He started his collegiate career at the University of Alabama before transferring to Florida Gulf Coast for his final two seasons. Growing up, Capan resided in Minnesota for the summer months but attended high school in Phoenix, Ariz. (Northwest Christian School), and he served as a standard bearer at the 2012 Waste Management Open. He also valeted cars for six months at Silverleaf in Scottsdale, Ariz., and among the PGA Tour players he valeted included 2021 U.S. Open champion Jon Rahm. He turned professional in 2022 and is now playing on the Korn Ferry Tour. His best finish in 2023 is a share of third in the Home Town Lenders Championship in late April.