Farmington Golfer's Meteoric Rise To Masters Comes As No Surprise To LocalsSammy Schmitz is one of six amateurs invited to the Masters. He's 35 and barely played golf during his 20s.
Farmington's Sammy Schmitz Gearing Up For MastersWCCO's David McCoy caught up with the Minnesota man who's about to play in one of the most prestigious tournaments in golf -- The Masters.
Farmington Golfer Earns A Spot In The MastersFarmington native Sammy Schmitz, 35, is ranked 3,724 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking. This week, he played top-notch golf to win the U.S. Mid-Amateur and earn his spot in the renowned Masters competition, alongside the greatest names in golf.
Farmington's Sammy Schmitz Wins U.S. Mid-Amateur, Earns Masters SpotSammy Schmitz won the U.S. Mid-Amateur on Thursday to earn a Masters invitation, making a hole-in-one on the 260-yard, par-4 33rd hole in a 3-and-2 victory over Marc Dull at John's Island Club.