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64th U.S. Senior Amateur Final Match: Tale of the Tape August 29, 2018 | Eugene, Ore. By David Shefter, USGA

U.S. Senior Amateur Home

55 Age 56
Fairfield, Calif. Hometown Oakmont, Pa.
3011 World Amateur Golf Ranking 2530
University of the Pacific College Indiana (Pa.) University
Car Dealer Occupation VP of Financial Sales
Low amateur in U.S. Open (2000) and U.S. Senior Open (2018) Best Golf Accomplishment 2017 U.S. Senior Amateur championship
Semifinalist in 2001 and 2002 U.S. Mid-Amateur Best USGA Finish See above
62 (2010 U.S. Amateur, The Home Course, DuPont, Wash.) Lowest Competitive Score 63
2&1 (Semifinals over Chip Lutz) Best Win of Week 19 holes (Round of 16 over 1979 U.S. Junior Am champion Jack Larkin)
Driver Favorite Club Putter
Pasta Favorite Food Steak
Caddyshack Favorite Movie River Runs Through It
The Eagles Favorite Band The Doobie Brothers
Pebble Beach Golf Links Favorite Golf Course Augusta National Golf Club
Joe Mortara, Jeff Brehaut, Phil Rodgers, Bill Harmon Who Influenced You Robert Stoner (brother-in-law)
My wife Vickie, son Jack and daughter Olivia Dream Foursome Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods (with his father caddieing)
Baseball Favorite Sport Outside of Golf Working out in the gym
San Francisco Giants Favorite Pro Team Pittsburgh Penguins
"Every time I'm listed, the only thing missing is a win. You know, I've enjoyed playing [USGA championships] and I've had some success, but bottom line is I don't have one."

Quote "I said at my speech at the Players' Dinner, I can guarantee you three things. Number one, this thing is not easy, and number two, unless you've won a USGA event, it'll be the greatest year of your golf life. And number three was, it'll go by quicker than you think. Mine went by quicker than I thought, and boy, I'd relish the chance to relive it again."