Get to Know the 2015 U.S. Mid-Amateur Finalists October 7, 2015 | Vero Beach, Fla. By David Shefter and Ron Driscoll, USGA

Marc Dull (left) and Sammy Schmitz (USGA/Chris Keane)

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Sammy Schmitz Category Marc Dull
Farmington, Minn.  Hometown Lakeland, Fla.
35 Age 29
St. John's (Minn.) College Florida Southern
Regional director, Healthcare Services Group Occupation Caddie at Streamsong (Fla.) Resort
Atlanta Athletic Club (Highlands Course) Favorite golf course West Course at John's Island Club
This week's U.S. Mid-Amateur Most memoriable golf experience Playing with Rickie Fowler in 2009 U.S. Amateur

Parents, wife Natalie and children (Aubrey 2, Ally 1)


Who influenced you the most? Great-grandfather Dexter Daniels (2-time U.S. Senior Amateur champion)
"Putting Out of Your Mind" by Bob Rotella Favorite book None. Have not read one since I was 10
Radiohead and Tool Favorite band Garth Brooks
6-iron Favorite club 50-degree wedge
The Big Lebowski Favorite movie Forrest Gump
Patience is a virtue Best advice ever given Just be yourself
Going to the Masters with his father Top of your bucket list Playing in Masters
Hitting a bad shot at a national junior event and then storming off the tee. While walking over a bridge, my bag got caught on the bridge, throwing me into the water Most embarrassing moment Went tubing on second day with current girlfriend; water came up and stripped me naked