Ace propels Sammy Schmitz to US Mid-Am Championship

Bolstered by a hole-in-one on the par-4 33rd hole, Sammy Schmitz, of Farmington, Minn., defeated Marc Dull, of Lakeland, Fla., 3 and 2, in the championship match to win the 2015 U.S. Mid-Amateur on the 6,855-yard, par-72 West Course at John’s Island Club.

Schmitz, a 35-year-old father of two who works in healthcare services, was angry when he walked to the tee of the uphill, 260-yard par 4 with a driver in his hands.

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